Jonah

This post covers various topics relating to the book of Jonah. Structure The basic structure of Jonah can be seen in this table1: Chapters 1 and 3 place Jonah in the pagan world (sailors and Ninevites). Both of the pagan leaders (the captain and the king) acknowledge a single deity to whom they can turn. …

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Commentary on Jonah 3

English Translation 1Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you." 3So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, three …