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Jonah 2 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Jonah’s Prayer

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:1 - [fn]Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:2 - and he said,
“I called out of my distress to the LORD,
And He answered me.
I called for help from the [fn]depth of Sheol;
You heard my voice
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:3 - “For You threw me into the deep,
Into the heart of the seas,
And the current flowed around me.
All Your breakers and waves passed over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:4 - “So I said, ‘I have been cast out [fn]of Your sight.
Nevertheless I will look again toward Your holy temple.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:5 - “Water encompassed me to the [fn]point of death.
The deep flowed around me,
Seaweed was wrapped around my head
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:6 - “I descended to the base of the mountains.
The earth with its bars was around me forever,
But You have brought up my life from [fn]the pit, LORD my God
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:7 - “While [fn]I was fainting away,
I remembered the LORD,
And my prayer came to You,
Into Your holy temple
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:8 - “Those who are followers of worthless [fn]idols
Abandon their faithfulness
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:9 - But I will sacrifice to You
With a voice of thanksgiving.
That which I have vowed I will pay.
Salvation is from the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:10 - Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land
NASB20 Footnotes
Ch 2:2 in Heb
Lit belly
Lit from Your eyes
Lit soul
Or corruption
Lit my soul within me was
Lit futilities

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