New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD said, "You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which came up overnight and perished overnight.
King James Bible
Then said the LORD, Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night:
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said, Thou hast pity on the gourd, for which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night:
World English Bible
Yahweh said, "You have been concerned for the vine, for which you have not labored, neither made it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith, 'Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for which thou didst not labour, neither didst thou nourish it, which a son of a night was, and a son of a night perished,
Jonah 4:10 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou hadst pity on the palm-christ - In the feeling of our common mortality, the soul cannot but yearn over decay. Even a drooping flower is sad to look on, so beautiful, so frail. It belongs to this passing world, where nothing lovely abides, all things beautiful hasten to cease to be. The natural God-implanted feeling is the germ of the spiritual.
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth Matthew 5:5 We are now got to the third step leading in the way to blessedness, Christian meekness. Blessed are the meek'. See how the Spirit of God adorns the hidden man of the heart, with multiplicity of graces! The workmanship of the Holy Ghost is not only curious, but various. It makes the heart meek, pure, peaceable etc. The graces therefore are compared to needlework, which is different and various in its flowers and colours (Psalm 45:14). …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
Then God said to Jonah, "Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant?" And he said, "I have good reason to be angry, even to death."
"Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?"
Jump to PreviousCause Compassion Concerned Died Gourd Grow Growth Labored Madest Night Nourish Overnight Perished Pity Plant Responsible Sprang Tend Vine Work
Jump to NextCause Compassion Concerned Died Gourd Grow Growth Labored Madest Night Nourish Overnight Perished Pity Plant Responsible Sprang Tend Vine Work
LinksJonah 4:10 NIV
Jonah 4:10 NLT
Jonah 4:10 ESV
Jonah 4:10 NASB
Jonah 4:10 KJV
Jonah 4:10 Bible Apps
Jonah 4:10 Biblia Paralela
Jonah 4:10 Chinese Bible
Jonah 4:10 French Bible
Jonah 4:10 German Bible
Jonah 4:10 Commentaries