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Chapter 2

Jonah's Prayer

1 Then [fn] Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish,
2 and he said,
"I called out of my distress to the Lord, And He answered me. I cried for help from the depth [fn] of Sheol; You heard my voice.
3 "For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed [fn] me. All Your breakers and billows passed over me.
4 "So I said, 'I have been expelled from Your [fn] sight. Nevertheless I will look again toward Your holy temple.'
5 "Water encompassed me to the point [fn] of death. The great deep engulfed [fn] me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.
6 "I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the [fn] pit, O Lord my God.
7 "While I [fn] was fainting away, I remembered the Lord, And my prayer came to You, Into Your holy temple.
8 "Those who regard vain [fn] idols Forsake their faithfulness,
9 But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will pay. Salvation is from the Lord."
10 Then the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.
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