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book of Jonah

book of Jonah

taken from the authorised version of King James I

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Published by D. Cleverdon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith engravings on wood by David Jones
SeriesClover Hill editions -- 11
ContributionsJones, David, 1895-1974
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14449778M
ISBN 10095038858

Jonah or Jonas, in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament), is a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the 8th century is the central figure of the Book of Jonah, in which he is called upon by God to travel to Nineveh and warn its residents of impending divine d, Jonah boards a ship to in a storm, he orders the ship's crew Born: 9th century BCE. The Old Testament book of Jonah, contains four chapters, and forty-eight book tells the story of the Prophet Jonah, who was called by God to go to the heathen city of Nineveh, which God would soon destroy if they did not h was the main city of the Assyrians who were the enemies of Jonah's country of Israel. So instead, Jonah ran away from God Additional books & Hidden books: Catholic .

The Book of Jonah stands unique in the prophetical canon, in that it does not contain any predictions, but simply relates the story of its hero, beginning for that reason with "wa-yeḥi," like a passage taken from history. The contents may be summarized as follows: Ch. i.: Jonah is commanded by Yhwh to prophesy against Nineveh. The Book of Jonah Preface Those of you who are familiar with the story of Jonah and the whale know that Jonah hopped a ship heading in the opposite direction when God commanded him to go preach to the Ninevites. You will also remember how God provided Jonah with a “living submarine” to get him back where he belonged.

Apart from the hymn ascribed to Jonah (ii, ) the contents of the book are prose. Historicity. Catholics have always looked upon the Book of Jonah as a fact-narrative. In the works of some recent Catholic writers there is a leaning to regard the book as fiction. Jonah.3 [1] And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying,[2] Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.[3] So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. [4] And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he .


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The Book of Jonah. The Lord is free to “repent” and change his mind. But the story also conveys something of the ineluctable character of the prophetic calling.

The book is replete with irony, wherein much of its The sailors pray to their gods, but Jonah is asleep in the hold. The Book of Jonah, containing the well-known story of Jonah in the stomach of a fish for three days, is a narrative about.

Jonah is portrayed as a recalcitrant prophet who flees from God’s summons to prophesy against the wickedness of the city of Nineveh. According to the opening verse, Jonah is the son of Amittai.

The Book of Jonah is a compelling read, a clever deconstruction of modern life as reflected in an ancient and timeless lens.” The Book of Jonah is his first novel/5(99).

Jonah Flees From the Lord The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: &#;Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.&#; But Jo. Jonah is the book of the Bible which perhaps has been criticized more than any other.

Unfortunately, many Christians thoughtlessly cast aspersions upon this important book in the canon of Scripture without realizing that they are playing into the hands of the critics and innocently becoming the dupes of the skeptics. the book of Jonah, as when the fish “provides transportation” for the prophet.

In fact, the story of Jonah is so much like the stories about Elijah and Elisha that one would hardly think it odd if the story of Jonah were embedded in 2 Kings right after Jonah’s prophetic words about the expansion of the kingdom. The. Book of Jonah book Flees from the LORD (Nahum )1 Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Arise.

Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before Me.” 3 Jonah, however, got up and fled to Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship bound for Tarshish.

The Book of Jonah is one of the key readings in Judaism during Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which occurs on the tenth day of Tishri following Rosh Hashanah, generally in September or early October. Jonah is the fifth of the twelve prophets in the Book of the Twelve in Hebrew Scripture.

The Book of the Twelve Prophets was originally on one. Author: Jonah identifies the book as telling the story of the prophet Jonah. Although the book is written in the third person, the traditional view is that Jonah is the author of the book, and there is no persuasive reason to theorize about an unknown author.

Date of Writing: The Book of Jonah was likely written between and B.C. Jonah New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jonah Tries to Run Away from God. 1 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Go at once to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah set out to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the went down to Joppa and found a ship going.

The book of Jonah is Narrative History and a Prophetic Oracle. The prophet Jonah wrote it approximately B.C. before Assyria conquered Israel’s Northern Kingdom. Key personalities include Jonah, the captain and the ship’s crew and the people of Nineveh.

The purpose of this book is to show that God is a merciful and gracious God. Bible Story Summary of the Book of Jonah T he book of Jonah is an Old Testament story which tells about how the prophet Jonah refused to follow the Lord.

Through some supernatural events, God convinced him to obey and carry out the Lord’s plan. Jonah went at once to Nineveh in accordance with the LORD’S command. Nineveh was an enormously large city a three days’ walk across.

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argument: "We sin against the spirit of the book [Jonah] in trying to take it as real history." Another writer, R.H. Pfeiffer, states, "It is fiction—a short story with a moral —like the book of Ruth or the stories about Daniel [Jonah] is a perfectly good short story—with a beginning, a middle, and an end [the author of Jonah]File Size: KB.

The prophetic significance of this book not only lies in the short message in Nineveh but also in the entire history of Jonah described in his book. Many critics however want to lower the book of Jonah to an allegory, a parable or a legend because of the miracles described in it (especially the appearing of the great fish devouring Jonah).

A subversive story about a rebellious prophet who despises his God for loving his enemies. If you have ever attended church, Sunday school, or bedtime story sessions as a child, you have likely heard about the story in the Book of Jonah at some point.

But, the prophet Jonah's account of remarkable experiences with storms at sea, being eaten by. The book is replete with irony, wherein much of its humor lies.

The name “Jonah” means “dove” in Hebrew, but Jonah’s character is anything but dove-like. Jonah is commanded to go east to Nineveh but flees toward the westernmost possible point (–3), only to be swallowed by a great fish and dumped back at this starting point (, 11).

Jonah has 4 Chapters. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4. Jonah 1. 1 Now the word of Jehovah came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah; and he went down to Joppa, and found a ship going. The book of Jonah recounts real events in the life and ministry of the prophet himself.

Literary Characteristics Unlike most other prophetic parts of the OT, this book is a narrative account of a single prophetic mission. Of the twelve minor prophets, the book that has been consistently pondered and examined with much fascination is the Book of Jonah.

This is attributed to its mythical imagery, which illustrates the prophet’s journey to the land of Nineveh. "The Book of Jonah" seems like Christian bookstore fiction with cool, edgy sex and is a bummer because the concept of a modern day retelling of Jonah fascinated me.

However, after setting aside the clumsy, uneven way the book tried to echo the biblical story, I attempted to read the novel on its own terms: young high flyer /5.The book starts with God’s order to Jonah to go and preach the people of Nineveh but he was reluctant because they were his enemies and further thinking that they won’t repent.

He flees from God, swallowed by a fish repented and thrown out of the belly of fish and out of the sea.