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Bridgeway Bible Dictionary

Jonah

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In contrast to the other prophetical books, the book of Jonah does not say who wrote it or why it was written. The book takes its name from the chief person in the story, a prophet who had become known for his accurate forecast of the growth of Israel (the northern part of the divided kingdom) under Jeroboam II (2 Kings 14:23; 2 Kings 14:25).

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Fleming, Don. Entry for 'Jonah'. Bridgeway Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/bbd/j/jonah.html. 2004.

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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