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Jonah 4 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:1 - This displeased Jonah terribly and he became very angry.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - He prayed to the LORD and said, "Oh, LORD, this is just what I thought would happen when I was in my own country. This is what I tried to prevent by attempting to escape to Tarshish! - because I knew that you are gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in mercy, and one who relents concerning threatened judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:3 - So now, LORD, kill me instead, because I would rather die than live!"

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:4 - The LORD said, "Are you really so very angry?"

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:5 - Jonah left the city and sat down east of it. He made a shelter for himself there and sat down under it in the shade to see what would happen to the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:6 - The LORD God appointed a little plant and caused it to grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to rescue him from his misery. Now Jonah was very delighted about the little plant.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:7 - So God sent a worm at dawn the next day, and it attacked the little plant so that it dried up.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - When the sun began to shine, God sent a hot east wind. So the sun beat down on Jonah's head, and he grew faint. So he despaired of life, and said, "I would rather die than live!"

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:9 - God said to Jonah, "Are you really so very angry about the little plant?" And he said, "I am as angry as I could possibly be!"

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:10 - The LORD said, "You were upset about this little plant, something for which you have not worked nor did you do anything to make it grow. It grew up overnight and died the next day.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:11 - Should I not be even more concerned about Nineveh, this enormous city? There are more than one hundred twenty thousand people in it who do not know right from wrong, as well as many animals!"
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