King James Version
Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea grew more and more tempestuous.
World English Bible
Then they said to him, "What shall we do to you, that the sea may be calm to us?" For the sea grew more and more stormy.
Young's Literal Translation
And they say unto him, 'What do we do to thee that the sea may cease from us, for the sea is more and more tempestuous?'
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
may...: Heb. may be silent from us
wrought...: or, grew more and more tempestuous: Heb. went
Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.Jonah 1:11 Parallel Commentaries
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