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Jonah 2:1 ←
Then Jonah prayed to Yahweh, his God, out of the fish’s belly.
Jonah 2:2 ←
He said, “I called because of my affliction to Yahweh. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.
Jonah 2:3 ←
For you threw me into the depths, in the heart of the seas. The flood was all around me. All your waves and your billows passed over me.
Jonah 2:4 ←
I said, ‘I have been banished from your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple.’
Jonah 2:5 ←
The waters surrounded me, even to the soul. The deep was around me. The weeds were wrapped around my head.
Jonah 2:6 ←
I went down to the bottoms of the mountains. The earth barred me in forever; yet you have brought my life up from the pit, Yahweh my God.
Jonah 2:7 ←
“When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Yahweh. My prayer came in to you, into your holy temple.
Jonah 2:8 ←
Those who regard vain idols forsake their own mercy.
Jonah 2:9 ←
But I will sacrifice to you with the voice of thanksgiving. I will pay that which I have vowed. Salvation belongs to Yahweh.”
Jonah 2:10 ←
Then Yahweh spoke to the fish, and it vomited out Jonah on the dry land.