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Jonah 4:2 NAS

2 He 1prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore * in order to forestall this I 2fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a 3gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

References for Jonah 4:2

    • a 4:2 - Lit "my word"
    • b 4:2 - Lit "I was beforehand in fleeing"