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Jonah 3 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Jonah’s Preaching
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The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time:

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“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach the message that I tell you.”

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Jonah got up and went to Nineveh according to the LORD’s command.

Now Nineveh was an extremely great city,[fn] a three-day walk.

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Jonah set out on the first day of his walk in the city and proclaimed, “In forty days Nineveh will be demolished! ”

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Then the people of Nineveh believed God. They proclaimed a fast and dressed in sackcloth ​— ​from the greatest of them to the least.

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When word reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

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Then he issued a decree in Nineveh:

By order of the king and his nobles: No person or animal, herd or flock, is to taste anything at all. They must not eat or drink water.

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Furthermore, both people and animals must be covered with sackcloth, and everyone must call out earnestly to God. Each must turn from his evil ways and from his wrongdoing.[fn]

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Who knows? God may turn and relent; he may turn from his burning anger so that we will not perish.

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God saw their actions ​— ​that they had turned from their evil ways ​— ​so God relented from the disaster he had threatened them with. And he did not do it.

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Or was a great city to God
Or injustice, or violence
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