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2Kgs 14:25

(NIV)
He was the one who restored the boundaries of Israel from Lebo Hamath to the Dead Sea, in accordance with the word of the  Lord, the God of Israel, spoken through his servant Jonah son of Amittai, the prophet from Gath Hepher.

(ESV)
He restored the border of Israel from Lebo-hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the  Lord, the God of Israel, which he spoke by his servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was from Gath-hepher.

Jonah 1:1

(NIV)
The word of the  Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai:
(ESV)
Now the word of the  Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,

Jonah 1:3

(NIV)
But Jonah ran away from the  Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the  Lord.

(ESV)
But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the  Lord. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish, away from the presence of the  Lord.

Jonah 1:5

(NIV)
All the sailors were afraid and each cried out to his own god. And they threw the cargo into the sea to lighten the ship.

But Jonah had gone below deck, where he lay down and fell into a deep sleep.
(ESV)
Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.

Jonah 1:7

(NIV)
Then the sailors said to each other, ‘Come, let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity.’ They cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.
(ESV)
And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.

Jonah 1:15

(NIV)
Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard, and the raging sea grew calm.
(ESV)
So they picked up Jonah and hurled him into the sea, and the sea ceased from its raging.

Jonah 1:17

(NIV)
Now the  Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

(ESV)
And the  Lord appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Jonah 2:1

(NIV)
From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the  Lord his God.
(ESV)
Then Jonah prayed to the  Lord his God from the belly of the fish,

Jonah 2:10

(NIV)
And the  Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.

(ESV)
And the  Lord spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out upon the dry land.

Jonah 3:1

(NIV)
Then the word of the  Lord came to Jonah a second time:
(ESV)
Then the word of the  Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying,

Jonah 3:3

(NIV)
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)
So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the  Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, three daysjourney in breadth.

Jonah 3:4

(NIV)
Jonah began by going a day’s journey into the city, proclaiming, ‘Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.’
(ESV)
Jonah began to go into the city, going a day’s journey. And he called out, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!”

Jonah 4:1

(NIV)
But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.
(ESV)
But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.

Jonah 4:5

(NIV)
Jonah had gone out and sat down at a place east of the city. There he made himself a shelter, sat in its shade and waited to see what would happen to the city.
(ESV)
Jonah went out of the city and sat to the east of the city and made a booth for himself there. He sat under it in the shade, till he should see what would become of the city.

Jonah 4:6

(NIV)
Then the  Lord God provided a leafy plant and made it grow up over Jonah to give shade for his head to ease his discomfort, and Jonah was very happy about the plant.
(ESV)
Now the  Lord God appointed a plant and made it come up over Jonah, that it might be a shade over his head, to save him from his discomfort. So Jonah was exceedingly glad because of the plant.

Jonah 4:8

(NIV)
When the sun rose, God provided a scorching east wind, and the sun blazed on Jonah’s head so that he grew faint. He wanted to die, and said, ‘It would be better for me to die than to live.’

(ESV)
When the sun rose, God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on the head of Jonah so that he was faint. And he asked that he might die and said, “It is better for me to die than to live.”

Jonah 4:9

(NIV)
But God said to Jonah, ‘Is it right for you to be angry about the plant?’

‘It is,’ he said. ‘And I’m so angry I wish I were dead.’

(ESV)
But God said to Jonah, “Do you do well to be angry for the plant?” And he said, “Yes, I do well to be angry, angry enough to die.”

Matt 3:1

(NIV)
In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea
(ESV)
In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Matt 3:4

(NIV)
John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt round his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.
(ESV)
Now John wore a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Matt 3:13

(NIV)
Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John.
(ESV)
Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.

Matt 3:14

(NIV)
But John tried to deter him, saying, ‘I need to be baptised by you, and do you come to me?’

(ESV)
John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Matt 4:12

(NIV)
When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee.
(ESV)
Now when he heard that John had been arrested he withdrew into Galilee.

Matt 4:21

(NIV)
Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them,
(ESV)
And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.

Matt 9:14

(NIV)
Then John’s disciples came and asked him, ‘How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?’

(ESV)
Then the disciples of John came to him, sayingWhy do we and the Pharisees fast but your disciples do not fast?”

Matt 10:2

(NIV)
These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
(ESV)
The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Matt 11:2

(NIV)
When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples
(ESV)
Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples

Matt 11:4

(NIV)
Jesus replied, ‘Go back and report to John what you hear and see:
(ESV)
And Jesus answered them, Go and tell John what you hear and see:

Matt 11:7

(NIV)
As John’s disciples were leaving, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: ‘What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swayed by the wind?
(ESV)
As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Matt 11:11

(NIV)
Truly I tell you, among those born of women there has not risen anyone greater than John the Baptist; yet whoever is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
(ESV)
Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has arisen no one greater than John the Baptist. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Matt 11:12

(NIV)
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subjected to violence, and violent people have been raiding it.
(ESV)
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence and the violent take it by force.

Matt 11:13

(NIV)
For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John.
(ESV)
For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John,

Matt 11:18

(NIV)
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, “He has a demon.”
(ESV)
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’

Matt 12:39

(NIV)
He answered, ‘A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
(ESV)
But he answered them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.

Matt 12:40

(NIV)
For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
(ESV)
For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Matt 12:41

(NIV)
The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here.
(ESV)
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold something greater than Jonah is here.

Matt 14:2

(NIV)
and he said to his attendants, ‘This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.’

(ESV)
and he said to his servantsThis is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.”

Matt 14:3

(NIV)
Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife,
(ESV)
For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife

Matt 14:4

(NIV)
for John had been saying to him: ‘It is not lawful for you to have her.’
(ESV)
because John had been saying to him “It is not lawful for you to have her.”

Matt 14:8

(NIV)
Prompted by her mother, she said, ‘Give me here on a dish the head of John the Baptist.’
(ESV)
Prompted by her mother, she said, “Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter.”

Matt 14:10

(NIV)
and had John beheaded in the prison.
(ESV)
He sent and had John beheaded in the prison,

Matt 16:4

(NIV)
A wicked and adulterous generation looks for a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.’ Jesus then left them and went away.

(ESV)
An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.” So he left them and departed.

Matt 16:14

(NIV)
They replied, ‘Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’

(ESV)
And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”

Matt 16:17

(NIV)
Jesus replied, ‘Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.
(ESV)
And Jesus answered him, Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you but my Father who is in heaven.

Matt 17:1

(NIV)
After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
(ESV)
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.

Matt 17:13

(NIV)
Then the disciples understood that he was talking to them about John the Baptist.

(ESV)
Then the disciples understood that he was speaking to them of John the Baptist.

Matt 21:25

(NIV)
John’s baptism – where did it come from? Was it from heaven, or of human origin?’

They discussed it among themselves and said, ‘If we say, “From heaven”, he will ask, “Then why didn’t you believe him?”
(ESV)
The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to usWhy then did you not believe him?’

Matt 21:26

(NIV)
But if we say, “Of human origin” – we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet.’

(ESV)
But if we say, ‘From man,’ we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet.”

Matt 21:32

(NIV)
For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent and believe him.

(ESV)
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him. And even when you saw it, you did not afterward change your minds and believe him.

Mark 1:4

(NIV)
And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
(ESV)
John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 1:6

(NIV)
John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt round his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.
(ESV)
Now John was clothed with camel’s hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:9

(NIV)
At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptised by John in the Jordan.
(ESV)
In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Mark 1:14

(NIV)
After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God.
(ESV)
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God,

Mark 1:19

(NIV)
When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets.
(ESV)
And going on a little farther, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who were in their boat mending the nets.

Mark 1:29

(NIV)
As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew.
(ESV)
And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.

Mark 2:18

(NIV)
Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, ‘How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?’

(ESV)
Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to himWhy do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?”

Mark 3:17

(NIV)
James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means ‘sons of thunder’),
(ESV)
James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);

Mark 5:37

(NIV)
He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James.
(ESV)
And he allowed no one to follow him except Peter and James and John the brother of James.

Mark 6:14

(NIV)
King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known. Some were saying, ‘John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.’

(ESV)
King Herod heard of it, for Jesusname had become known. Some saidJohn the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.”

Mark 6:16

(NIV)
But when Herod heard this, he said, ‘John, whom I beheaded, has been raised from the dead!’

(ESV)
But when Herod heard of it, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.”

Mark 6:17

(NIV)
For Herod himself had given orders to have John arrested, and he had him bound and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married.
(ESV)
For it was Herod who had sent and seized John and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, because he had married her.
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