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Jonah 2:1-7 (Douay-Rheims)

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1 (2-2) And Jonas prayed to the Lord, his God, out of the belly of the fish. 2 (2-3) And he said: I cried out of my affliction to the Lord, and he heard me: I cried out of the belly of hell, and thou hast heard my voice. 3 (2-4) And thou hast cast me forth into the deep, in the heart of the sea, and a flood hast compassed me: all thy billows, and thy waves have passed over me. 4 (2-5) And I said: I am cast away out of the sight of thy eyes: but yet I shall see the holy temple again. 5 (2-6) The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head. 6 (2-7) I went down to the lowest parts of the mountains: the bars of the earth have shut me up for ever: and thou wilt bring up my life from corruption, O Lord, my God. 7 (2-8) When my soul was in distress within me, I remembered the Lord: that my prayer may come to thee, unto the holy temple.
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