|Statement||[written by Deborah Chancellor ; illustrated by Nadine Wickenden].|
|Contributions||Wickenden, Nadine, ill.|
|LC Classifications||BS580.J55 C46 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||2002280406|
The Book of Jonah is a parable of mercy. It may be read as an allegory, one of sin and repentance, with God's loving mercy and forgiveness. Jonah and the whale is a favorite story among children. The Book of Jonah, containing the well-known story of Jonah in the stomach of a fish for three days, is a narrative about As the story is related in the Book of Jonah, the prophet Jonah is called by God to go to Nineveh (a great Assyrian city) and prophesy disaster because of the city’s. There, she witnesses Jonah's story first hand, as Jonah is told by God to go to "Ninevah" (that mis-spelling of Nineveh is not mine, it's in the book, repeatedly) to warn the sinners there to repent or face destruction. Jonah, however, doesn't care about a bunch of people that he doesn't know and decides to defy God and hide from him/5(14). Jonah was happy to be out of the dark belly of the fish, but boy, did he need a shower. He was slimy and smelly. Then the Lord told Jonah a second time to go to Nineveh and tell the people there to stop being bad. This time Jonah obeyed God and left for Nineveh right away. When Jonah got there he told the people what had happened to him.
Jonah 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Jonah Flees the Presence of the Lord. 1 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil  has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. Watch other amazing Bible Stories like Birth of Jesus, Cain ad Abel, Noahs Ark, Joseph, Moses and many more - This is a summary on the Biblical account of . Jonah 1 King James Version (KJV). 1 Now the word of the Lord 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 the Lord, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it. Superbook 4,, views. God's Story: Jesus Heals A Man. - Duration: Crossroads Kids' C views. Jonah and the Whale - Beginners Bible. - Duration:
The Story of Jonah and the Whale. The Wonder Book of Bible Stories — Logan Marshall. At this time another prophet, named Jonah, was giving the word of the Lord to the Israelites. To Jonah the Lord spoke, saying: "Go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it; for its wickedness rises up before me.". Jesus did not consider the book of Jonah to be a fable or myth. While modern skeptics may find it impossible that a man could survive inside a great fish for three days, Jesus compared himself to Jonah, showing that this prophet existed and that the story was historically : Jack Zavada. The story of Jonah, like every story told by the Torah, is—in its entirety—a timeless teaching. One concrete lesson to be learned from Jonah is the utmost precaution that has to be taken in not casting the Jewish people, collectively or individually, in a negative : Mendel Dubov. 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.