Index: American Standard-ASV1901

 

Jonah 2

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2:1 Then Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly.

2:2 And he said, I called by reason of mine affliction unto Jehovah, And he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I, `And' thou heardest my voice.

2:3 For thou didst cast me into the depth, in the heart of the seas, And the flood was round about me; All thy waves and thy billows passed over me.

2:4 And I said, I am cast out from before thine eyes; Yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.

2:5 The waters compassed me about, even to the soul; The deep was round about me; The weeds were wrapped about my head.

2:6 I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; The earth with its bars `closed' upon me for ever: Yet hast thou brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.

2:7 When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Jehovah; And my prayer came in unto thee, into thy holy temple.

2:8 They that regard lying vanities Forsake their own mercy.

2:9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that which I have vowed. Salvation is of Jehovah.

2:10 And Jehovah spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.

 

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