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Jonah 4 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:1 - But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:3 - Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:4 - Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:5 - So Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city, and there made him a booth, and sat under it in the shadow, till he might see what would become of the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:6 - And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:7 - But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:9 - And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:10 - Then said the LORD, Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night:

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:11 - And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?
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The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

 
 
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