Jonah 1:16
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King James Version
Then the men feared the LORD exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD, and made vows.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men feared Jehovah exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto Jehovah, and made vows.

World English Bible
Then the men feared Yahweh exceedingly; and they offered a sacrifice to Yahweh, and made vows.

Young's Literal Translation
and the men fear Jehovah -- a great fear, and sacrifice a sacrifice to Jehovah, and vow vows.

Jonah 1:16 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

offered...: Heb. sacrifice unto the LORD, and vowed vows

Geneva Study Bible

Then the men {l} feared the LORD exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD, and made vows.

(l) They were touched with a certain repentance of their past life, and began to worship the true God by whom they saw themselves as wonderfully delivered. But this was done for fear, and not from a pure heart and affection, neither according to God's word.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin feared

See Scofield Note: "Ps 19:9".Jonah 1:16 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether Divination by Drawing Lots is Unlawful?
Objection 1: It would seem that divination by drawing lots is not unlawful, because a gloss of Augustine on Ps. 30:16, "My lots are in Thy hands," says: "It is not wrong to cast lots, for it is a means of ascertaining the divine will when a man is in doubt." Objection 2: There is, seemingly, nothing unlawful in the observances which the Scriptures relate as being practiced by holy men. Now both in the Old and in the New Testament we find holy men practicing the casting of lots. For it is related
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Careless Sinner Awakened.
1, 2. It is too supposable a case that this Treatise may come into such hands.--3, 4. Since many, not grossly vicious, fail under that character.--5, 6. A more particular illustration of this case, with an appeal to the reader, whether it be not his own.--7 to 9. Expostulation with such.--10 to 12. More particularly--From acknowledged principles relating to the Nature of Got, his universal presence, agency, and perfection.--13. From a view of personal obligations to him.--14. From the danger Of this
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

"Nineveh, that Great City"
Among the cities of the ancient world in the days of divided Israel one of the greatest was Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian realm. Founded on the fertile bank of the Tigris, soon after the dispersion from the tower of Babel, it had flourished through the centuries until it had become "an exceeding great city of three days' journey." Jonah 3:3. In the time of its temporal prosperity Nineveh was a center of crime and wickedness. Inspiration has characterized it as "the bloody city, . . . full
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Psalm 50:14
Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:

Psalm 66:13
I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows,

Psalm 66:14
Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.

Jonah 1:14
Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.

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