Jonah’s Displeasure Rebuked1 But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became a angry. 2 He b prayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was not this ▼
▼ Lit my wordwhat I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore ▼
▼ Lit I was beforehand in fleeingin order to forestall this I e fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a f gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity. 3 “Therefore now, O Lord, please g take my ▼
▼ Lit soullife from me, for death is i better to me than life.” 4 The Lord said, “Do you have good reason to be angry?” 5 Then Jonah went out from the city and sat east of ▼
▼ Lit the cityit. There he made a shelter for himself and k sat under it in the shade until he could see what would happen in the city. 6 So the Lord God appointed a ▼
▼ Probably a castor oil plant, and so in vv 7, 9 and 10plant and it grew up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to deliver him from his discomfort. And Jonah was ▼
▼ Lit greatlyextremely happy about the ▼
▼ Probably a castor oil plant, and so in vv 7, 9 and 10plant. 7 But God appointed a worm when dawn came the next day and it attacked the plant and it o withered. 8 When the sun came up God appointed a scorching p east wind, and the q sun beat down on Jonah’s head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying r “Death is better to me than life.” 9 Then God said to Jonah, “Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant?” And he said, “I have good reason to be angry, even to death.” 10 Then the Lord said, “You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which ▼
▼ Lit was a son of a nightcame up overnight and perished ▼
▼ Lit a son of a nightovernight. 11 “Should I not u have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not v know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many w animals?”
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