Study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. Jonah 1 english standard version esv jonah flees the presence of the lord 1 now the word of the lord came to jonah the son of amittai, saying, 2 arise, go to nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil a has come up before me. The most popular bible verses from jonah found 48 verses jonah 1. It would be presumptuous to think that one could, in a brief article, speak the final word on the questions in debate. The name jonah means dove in hebrew, but jonahs character is anything but dovelike.
Bible nt ot more sort topical greek hebrew atlas lib apoc bible search. Jonah therefore is the only prophet of the ot revealing the grace of god towards the heathen. A commentary on the book of jonah cooper abrams bible truth. My jewish learning is a notforprofit and relies on your help. An illustrated hebrew readers edition scheumann, jesse, scheumann, merissa, hiegel, christine lynn on. Go, enquire of the lord for me, and for them that are left in israel and in judah, concerning the words of the book that is found. It leaves a box under the hebrew word for you to write in your own interpretation as well. One of the 66 books in the bible bible series jonah sepia. Mar 16, 2019 written by the prophet jonah, son of amittai, around 785760 b. It is particularly difficult to identify the central theme that unites all the elements of the story in the book of jonah into a literary and conceptual whole. Jonah bible stock photos download 17 royalty free photos.
Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the word of god in order to refocus ones mind and heart upon christ and his gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire bible in a year. This book appeals to everyone who wants to do more than just crack the hebrew code through translation work. Now the lord provided a huge fish to swallow jonah, and jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and. The purpose of this book is to show that god is a merciful and gracious god. The book of jonah is, in some ways, the greatest in the old testament. Winepress of the well, a town of lower galilee, about 5 miles from nazareth. He was gods instrument to carry out gods will on earth. Apr 12, 2016 watch our overview video on the book of jonah, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Dec 11, 2015 jonah was a hebrew prophet, from the northern kingdom of israel, that lived in the 8th century bc. Jonah or jonas, in the hebrew bible tanakhold testament, is a prophet of the northern kingdom of israel in about the 8th century bce. Interlinear bible 2011 2018 by in cooperation with helps ministries section headings courtesy int bible 2012, used by permission bible hub. Set in the reign of jeroboam ii 786746 bc, it was probably written in the postexilic period, some time between the late 5th to early 4th century bc.
Jonah s experiences form the main contents and purpose of the book. He answered, i am a hebrew and i worship the lord, the god of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land. Key personalities include jonah, the captain and the ships crew and the people of nineveh. While jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book closes with showing jonah as a bitter man. The storm was very strong, and the boat was ready to break apart. Jonah 14 kjv now the word of the lord came unto bible. I worship the lord, the god of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land.
The book of jonah is a subversive story about a rebellious prophet who. The playlist jonah 1 hebrew text and narration contains every verse of the first chapter of the book of jonah in a separate video. The terms minor prophets and twelve prophets can also refer to the. The book of jonah is one of three old testament books especially hated by satan. He went down to joppa and found a ship going to tarshish. Sometimes, a verse is divided in two in order to keep a. Jonah, a hebrew prophet, is divinely commanded to preach to nineveh, the capital of the great assyrian empire of his day. The ancient hebrew word for angry is literally to be hot. But the men were not willing to throw jonah into the sea. Now the word of the lord came unto jonah the son of amittai, saying, holman christian standard bible the word of the lord came to jonah son of amittai. Jonah 1, english standard version 2016 esv the bible app.
The book of jonah the book is unique in that it is more concerned with the prophet himself than with his prophecy. But jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship. He is the central figure of the book of jonah, in which he is called upon by god to travel to nineveh and warn its residents of impending divine wrath. Jonah 2 is the second chapter of the book of jonah in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible. The audience of the book of jonah was the people of israel and all future readers of the bible and, typically, prophets issued warnings or gave instructions to the people of israel. The book contains fascination interaction between men and god, which sasson brings out well. Jonah 1, new revised standard version nrsv the bible app. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for tarshish to flee from the lord. This is just the book of jonah in hebrew with english translation word by word. It concerns a disobedient prophet who rejected his divine commission, was cast overboard in a storm and swallowed by a great fish, rescued in a marvelous manner, and returned to his starting point. Jonah is commanded to go east to nineveh but flees toward the westernmost possible point 1. Now he obeys and goes to nineveh, the capital of israels ancient enemy. Jonah 2 niv bible from inside the fish jonah prayed to.
Shipmates, this book, containing only four chaptersfour yarnsis one of the smallest strands in the mighty cable of the scriptures. But jonah was gone down into the innermost parts of the ship. In the book of jonah, gods message spoken via jonah comprises one half of one verse. A great study tool i with they had the book of ruth or maybe proverbs as well. The condition of his soul, and gods loving discipline of him, instruct and humble the reader. The author employs structure, humor, hyperbole, irony, double entendre, and literary figures like merism to. Jonah is identified as a prophet and servant of god during the reign of king jeroboam ii of israel 2 kings 14. Jonah answered, i am a hebrew, and i worship the lord, the god of heaven. We would like to thank grace bible church for providing this plan. Full text in english of the book of jonah my jewish. But jonah ran away from the lord and headed for tarshish. Jonah, the book of definition and meaning bible dictionary. Yet what depths of the soul does jonah s deep sealine sound. The following section contains audio and textual resources specific to the book of jonah.
Now nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days journey. He went down to joppa and found a ship bound for tarshish. Apr 15, 2015 the playlist jonah 1 hebrew text and narration contains every verse of the first chapter of the book of jonah in a separate video. Read and study jonah 4 in the original language with the interlinear study bible on. The sun beat on jonahs head, so that he grew faint. In just a few short chapters, the book of jonah demonstrates gods power over all things, his love for all people, and his relentless grace and mercy. Genesis, which predicts the incarnation of christ from the lineage of the. T he book of jonah is an old testament story which tells about how the prophet jonah refused to follow the lord. Not only does sasson go phrase by phrase through the fourchapter book of jonah, discussing the book, discussing sources, but he provides us with an excellent translation, and. The hebrew text of jonah is presented and accompanied by links to the entire book of jonah being read aloud in modern israeli hebrew pronunciation. Jonah is commanded to go east to nineveh but flees toward the westernmost possible point, only to be swallowed by a great fish and dumped back at this starting point 2. The book is replete with irony, wherein much of its humor lies. The hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship. Bible nt ot more sort topical greek hebrew atlas lib.
Through some supernatural events, god convinced him to obey and carry out the lords plan. The collection is broken up to form twelve individual books in the christian old testament, one for each of the prophets. Some have argued from this commencement that the book of jonah is a fragment, the continuation of a larger work. He went down to joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. The book is named after its principal character, whose name means dove. Hebrew ot transliteration holy name kjv yonah jonah 1. Jonah flees from the lord the word of the lord came to jonah son of amittai. Jonah 1 kjv now the word of the lord came unto bible.
The book of jonah is a book of the neviim prophets in the hebrew bible. Jonah, book of dictionary definition, verses and bible references on the topic of jonah, book of using eastons bible dictionary online. It tells of a hebrew prophet named jonah son of amittai who is sent by god to prophesy the destruction of nineveh but tries to escape the divine mission. Jonah s story shows us a god who will stop at nothing in order to save even those farthest from him. This summary of the book of jonah provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of jonah. However, the hebrew word sheol can mean grave, afterlife, and.
The prophetic significance of this book not only lies in the short message in nineveh but also in the entire history of jonah described in his book. Caught in a storm, he orders the ships crew to cast him overboard. The book of jonah is narrative history and a prophetic oracle. Jonah was angry with god because he brought the people of nineveh to repentance jonah 4. For beginners of any age who have learned to write and pronounce hebrew, it is a copybook with which to cement reading and writing skills and gain a foothold in grammar, syntax, idiom, and translation. Yet what depths of the soul does jonahs deep sealine sound.
Picture hebrew s jonah brings the biblical text to life with over 150 beautifully painted scenes. An interlinear hebrew translation workbook is two biblical hebrew workbooks in one. Bible nt ot more sort topical greek hebrew atlas lib apoc strongs hebrew strongs hebrew. Its more likely some kind of rabbinic parable reflecting on the possible openness of the covenant or more generally gods favor toward gentiles, and how fundamentalist jews like jonah would and should process that. Jonah 1 english standard version esv jonah flees the presence of the lord.1274 1515 1095 221 451 426 979 1571 580 22 1437 972 260 251 1515 964 731 1065 954 992 1170 1648 76 1112 665 1070 1487 1445 262 1602 1286 681 1210 1294 1038 250 960 334 467 389 750 1138