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Jonah 2 NAS

Jonah's Prayer

1 Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God 1from the stomach of the fish,

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2 and he said, "I 2called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me. I cried for help from the depth of 3Sheol; You heard my voice.

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3 "For You had 4cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me. All Your 5breakers and billows passed over me.

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4 "So I said, 'I have been 6expelled from Your sight. Nevertheless I will look again 7toward Your holy temple.'

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    • d 2:4 - Lit "before Your eyes"
      5 "8Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great 9deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.

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        • e 2:5 - Lit "soul"
        • f 2:5 - Lit "surrounded"
          6 "I 10descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its 11bars was around me forever, But You have 12brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.

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          7 "While I was 13fainting away, I 14remembered the LORD, And my 15prayer came to You, Into 16Your holy temple.

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            • h 2:7 - Lit "my soul...within me"
              8 "Those who 17regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

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                • i 2:8 - Lit "empty vanities"
                  9 But I will 18sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will 19pay. 20Salvation is from the LORD."

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                  10 Then the LORD commanded the 21fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.

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                  Study tools for Jonah 2

                  • a 2:1 - Ch 2:2 in Heb
                  • b 2:2 - Lit "belly"
                  • c 2:3 - Lit "surrounded"
                  • d 2:4 - Lit "before Your eyes"
                  • e 2:5 - Lit "soul"
                  • f 2:5 - Lit "surrounded"
                  • g 2:6 - Or "corruption"
                  • h 2:7 - Lit "my soul...within me"
                  • i 2:8 - Lit "empty vanities"