1 And Jonah prayed to Yahweh his God from the belly of the fish
2 and said, "I called {from my distress} to Yahweh, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried for help-- you heard my voice.
3 And you threw me [into the] deep, into the heart of [the] seas, and [the] sea currents surrounded me; all your breakers and your surging waves passed over me.
4 And I said, 'I am banished from your sight; how {will I continue to look} {on your holy temple}?'
5 [The] waters encompassed me up to [my] neck; [the] deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.
6 I went down to the foundations of [the] mountains; the Underworld--its bars [were] around me forever. But you brought up my life from [the] pit, Yahweh my God.
7 When my life was ebbing away from me, I remembered Yahweh, and my prayer came to you, {to your holy temple}.
8 Those who worship vain idols forsake their loyal love.
9 But I, with a voice of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to you; I will fulfill what I have vowed. Deliverance [belongs] to Yahweh!"
10 And Yahweh spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out on the dry land.