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Jonah 4 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Jonah's Displeasure Rebuked

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:1 - But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - He prayed to the LORD and said, “Please LORD, was not this [fn]what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore [fn]in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:3 - “Therefore now, O LORD, please take my [fn]life from me, for death is better to me than life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:4 - The LORD said, “Do you have good reason to be angry?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:5 - Then Jonah 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 to be a shade over his head to deliver him from his discomfort. And Jonah was [fn]extremely happy about the [fn]plant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:7 - But God appointed a worm when dawn came the next day and it attacked the plant and it withered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s 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, “Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant?” And he said, “I have good reason to be angry, even to death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:10 - Then the LORD said, “You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which [fn]came up overnight and perished [fn]overnight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:11 - “Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?”
NASB Footnotes
Literally: my word
Literally: I was beforehand in fleeing
Literally: soul
Literally: the city
Probably a castor oil plant, and so in vv 7, 9 and 10
Literally: greatly
Literally: was a son of a night
Literally: a son of a night
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