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Jonah 3 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Nineveh Repents

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:1 - Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:2 - “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:3 - So Jonah 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 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 3:5 - Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:6 - When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the [fn]ashes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - He issued a proclamation and it said, “In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:8 - “But both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth; and let [fn]men call on God earnestly that each may turn from his wicked way and from the violence which is in [fn]his hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:9 - “Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:10 - When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would [fn]bring upon them. And He did not do it.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: a great city to God
Or, dust
Literally: them
Literally: their
Literally: do
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