Parallel Bible results for Jonah 3:1-5

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Jonah 3:1-5

ESV 1 Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, NIV 1 Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: ESV 2 "Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you." NIV 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” ESV 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, three days' journey in breadth. NIV 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. ESV 4 Jonah began to go into the city, going a day's journey. And he called out, "Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!" NIV 4 Jonah began by going a day’s journey into the city, proclaiming, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” ESV 5 And the people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least of them. NIV 5 The Ninevites believed God. A fast was proclaimed, and all of them, from the greatest to the least, put on sackcloth.