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Jonah 2 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Jonah’s Prayer

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Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the belly of the fish:

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I called to the LORD in my distress,

and he answered me.

I cried out for help from deep inside[fn] Sheol;

you heard my voice.

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You threw me into the depths,

into the heart of the seas,

and the current[fn] overcame me.

All your breakers and your billows swept over me.

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But I said, “I have been banished

from your sight,

yet I will look once more[fn]

toward your holy temple.

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“The water engulfed me up to the neck;[fn]

the watery depths overcame me;

seaweed was wrapped around my head.

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“I sank to the foundations of the mountains,

the earth’s gates shut behind me forever!

Then you raised my life from the Pit, LORD my God!

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“As my life was fading away,

I remembered the LORD,

and my prayer came to you,

to your holy temple.

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“Those who cherish worthless idols

abandon their faithful love,

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“but as for me, I will sacrifice to you

with a voice of thanksgiving.

I will fulfill what I have vowed.

Salvation[fn] belongs to the LORD.”

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Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.

CSB Footnotes
Lit from the stomach of
Lit river
LXX reads said, “Indeed, will I look . . . ?
Or me, threatening my life
Or Deliverance
CSB

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