Jonah 2:2-9 NLT

2 He said, “I cried out to the in my great trouble, and he answered me. I called to you from the land of the dead,a and , you heard me!

References for Jonah 2:2

    • 2:2 - Hebrew from Sheol.
      3 You threw me into the ocean depths, and I sank down to the heart of the sea. The mighty waters engulfed me; I was buried beneath your wild and stormy waves.
      4 Then I said, ‘O , you have driven me from your presence. Yet I will look once more toward your holy Temple.’
      5 “I sank beneath the waves, and the waters closed over me. Seaweed wrapped itself around my head.
      6 I sank down to the very roots of the mountains. I was imprisoned in the earth, whose gates lock shut forever. But you, O my God, snatched me from the jaws of death!
      7 As my life was slipping away, I remembered the . And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple.
      8 Those who worship false gods turn their backs on all God’s mercies.
      9 But I will offer sacrifices to you with songs of praise, and I will fulfill all my vows. For my salvation comes from the alone.”