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1:11 
Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.
 
1:12 
And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you.
 
1:13 
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.
 
1:14 
Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.
 
1:15 
So they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased from her raging.
 
1:16 
Then the men feared the LORD exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD, and made vows.
 
1:17 
Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
 
2:1 
Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly,
 
2:2 
And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.
 
2:3 
For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.
 
2:4 
Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.
 
2:5 
The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
 
2:6 
I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.
 
2:7 
When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
 
2:8 
They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
 
2:9 
But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.
 
2:10 
And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.
 
3:1 
And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying,
 
3:2 
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.
3:3 
So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey.

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