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.
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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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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      8 "Those who 17regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

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

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