14 Then they called on the LORD and said, "We earnestly pray, O LORD , do not let us perish on account of this man's life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You, O LORD , have done as You have pleased."
5 "Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.
3 "Therefore now, O LORD , please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life."
8 When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, "Death is better to me than life."