King James Bible

Jonah 1

The Book of Jonah

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Chapter 2

1

 Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly, 

2

 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, [and] thou heardest my voice. 

3

 For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me. 

4

 Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple. 

5

 The waters compassed me about, [even] to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head. 

6

 I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars [was] about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God. 

7

 When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple. 

8

 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy. 

9

 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay [that] that I have vowed. Salvation [is] of the LORD. 

10

 And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry [land]. 

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