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Lexicon :: Strong's H3124 - yônâ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as יוֹנָה (H3123)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: יונה.

Strong’s Definitions

יוֹנָה Yôwnâh, yo-naw'; the same as H3123; Jonah, an Israelite:—Jonah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H3124 in the following manner: Jonah (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H3124 in the following manner: Jonah (19x).
  1. Jonah = "dove"

    1. son of Amittai and a native of Gath-hepher; 5th of the minor prophets who prophesied during the reign of Jeroboam II and whom God sent also to prophesy to Nineveh

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יוֹנָה Yôwnâh, yo-naw'; the same as H3123; Jonah, an Israelite:—Jonah.
STRONGS H3124: Abbreviations
† II. יוֺנָה proper name, masculine prophet, according to 2 Kings 14:25 he was הַנָּבִיא son of אֲמִתַּי, from גַּת הַחֵפֶר and predicted the recovery of Israel's territory which Jeroboam II effected; he is also the principal figure of the Book of Jonah: 2 Kings 1:1 (בֶּןאֲֿמִתַּי), 2 Kings 1:3; 2 Kings 1:5; 2 Kings 1:7; 2 Kings 1:15; 2 Kings 2:1 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 2:2, 11; 2 Kings 3:1, 3, 4; 2 Kings 4:1, 5, 6 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 4:8, 9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

1:1; 1:3; 1:5; 1:7; 1:15; 2:1; 2:2; 2:11; 3:1; 3:3; 3:4; 4:1; 4:5; 4:6; 4:8; 4:9; 14:25


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Strong's Number H3124 matches the Hebrew יוֹנָה (yônâ),
which occurs 19 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:25 - He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke [fn]through His servant Jonah H3124 the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:1 - The word of the LORD came to Jonah H3124 the son of Amittai saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:3 - But Jonah H3124 rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:5 - Then the sailors became afraid and every man cried to his god, and they threw the [fn]cargo which was in the ship into the sea to lighten it [fn]for them. But Jonah H3124 had gone below into the hold of the ship, lain down and fallen sound asleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:7 - Each man said to his mate, “Come, let us cast lots so we may [fn]learn on whose account this calamity has struck us.” So they cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah. H3124
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:15 - So they picked up Jonah, H3124 threw him into the sea, and the sea stopped its raging.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:17 - [fn]And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, H3124 and Jonah H3124 was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:1 - [fn]Then Jonah H3124 prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish,
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:10 - Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah H3124 up onto the dry land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:1 - Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah H3124 the second time, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:3 - So Jonah H3124 arose and went to Nineveh according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was [fn]an exceedingly great city, a three days’ walk.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:4 - Then Jonah H3124 began to go through the city one day’s walk; and he cried out and said, “Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:1 - But it greatly displeased Jonah H3124 and he became angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:5 - Then Jonah H3124 went out from the city and sat east of [fn]it. There he made a shelter for himself and sat under it in the shade until he could see what would happen in the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:6 - So the LORD God appointed a [fn]plant and it grew up over Jonah H3124 to be a shade over his head to deliver him from his discomfort. And Jonah H3124 was [fn]extremely happy about the [fn]plant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s H3124 head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, “Death is better to me than life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:9 - Then God said to Jonah, H3124 “Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant?” And he said, “I have good reason to be angry, even to death.”
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