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 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 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.

Luke 11:29

(NIV)
As the crowds increased, Jesus said, ‘This is a wicked generation. It asks for a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.
(ESV)
When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation. It seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.

Luke 11:30

(NIV)
For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so also will the Son of Man be to this generation.
(ESV)
For as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.

Luke 11:32

(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.

John 1:42

(NIV)
And he brought him to Jesus.

Jesus looked at him and said, ‘You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas’ (which, when translated, is Peter ).

(ESV)
He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, You are Simon the son of John. You shall be called Cephas (which means Peter ).

John 21:15

(NIV)
When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?’

‘Yes, Lord,’ he said, ‘you know that I love you.’

Jesus said, ‘Feed my lambs.’

(ESV)
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon son of John do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, Feed my lambs.”

John 21:16

(NIV)
Again Jesus said, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’

He answered, ‘Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.’

Jesus said, ‘Take care of my sheep.’

(ESV)
He said to him a second time, Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, Tend my sheep.”

John 21:17

(NIV)
The third time he said to him, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’

Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ He said, ‘Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.’

Jesus said, ‘Feed my sheep.
(ESV)
He said to him the third time, Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, Feed my sheep.
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