Jonah Sent to Nineveh1 And came to pass the word of the lord to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 Rise up, go unto Nineveh the [2city 1great]! and proclaim in it! according to the proclamation [6before 1which 2I 3spoke 4to 5you]. 3 And Jonah rose up, and went into Nineveh as the lord spoke. And Nineveh was [2city 1a great] to God, as the goings of a journey of three days. 4 And Jonah began to go into the city, as the going [2day 1of one]. And he proclaimed and said, Yet three days, and Nineveh shall be eradicated. 5 And [4believed 1the 2men 3of Nineveh] in God, and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloths, from their great unto their small.
Nineveh Repents6 And [3approached 1the 2word] to the king of Nineveh. And he rose up from his throne, and he removed his apparel from himself, and he wore sackcloth, and sat upon ashes. 7 And it was proclaimed and was spoken in Nineveh by the king, and by his great men, saying, The men, and the cattle, and the oxen, and the sheep -- let them not taste, nor feed, and [2water 1let them not drink]! 8 And [6put around 7sackcloths 1the 2men 3and 4the 5cattle]. And they yelled out to God fervently. And [2turned 1each] from [3way 1their 2wicked], and from the iniquity in their hands, saying, 9 Who knows if [2shall change his mind 1God], and he shall turn from the anger of his rage, and in no way should we perish? 10 And God saw their works, that they turned from [3ways 1their 2wicked]; and God changed his mind over the evil which he spoke to do to them; and he did not do it.
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