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Jonah 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Jonah Preaches at Nineveh
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, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:3 - So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three-day journey[fn] in extent.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:4 - And Jonah began to enter the city on the first day’s walk. Then he cried out and said, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!”
The People of Nineveh Believe

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:5 - So the people of Nineveh believed God, proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:6 - Then word came to the king of Nineveh; and he arose from his throne and laid aside his robe, covered himself with sackcloth and sat in ashes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - And he caused it to be proclaimed and published throughout Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste anything; do not let them eat, or drink water.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:8 - But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily to God; yes, let every one turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:9 - Who can tell if God will turn and relent, and turn away from His fierce anger, so that we may not perish?

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:10 - Then God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God relented from the disaster that He had said He would bring upon them, and He did not do it.
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