Jonah 4:7
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But God appointed a worm when dawn came the next day and it attacked the plant and it withered.

King James Bible
But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

Darby Bible Translation
But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd, that it withered.

World English Bible
But God prepared a worm at dawn the next day, and it chewed on the vine, so that it withered.

Young's Literal Translation
And God appointeth a worm at the going up of the dawn on the morrow, and it smiteth the gourd, and it drieth up.

Jonah 4:7 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

When the morning rose - , i. e., in the earliest dawn, before the actual sunrise. For one day Jonah enjoyed the refreshment of the palm-christ. In early dawn, it still promised the shadow; just ere it was most needed, at God's command, it withered.

Jonah 4:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Christian Meekness
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

Jonah
The book of Jonah is, in some ways, the greatest in the Old Testament: there is no other which so bravely claims the whole world for the love of God, or presents its noble lessons with so winning or subtle an art. Jonah, a Hebrew prophet, is divinely commanded to preach to Nineveh, the capital of the great Assyrian empire of his day. To escape the unwelcome task of preaching to a heathen people, he takes ship for the distant west, only to be overtaken by a storm, and thrown into the sea, when, by
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joel 1:12
The vine dries up And the fig tree fails; The pomegranate, the palm also, and the apple tree, All the trees of the field dry up. Indeed, rejoicing dries up From the sons of men.

Jonah 4:6
So the LORD God appointed a plant and it grew up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to deliver him from his discomfort. And Jonah was extremely happy about the plant.

Jump to Previous
Appointed Appointeth Attacked Chewed Dawn Dead Destruction Drieth Dry Early Gourd Morning Morrow Plant Prepared Provided Ready Rose Smiteth Smote Vine Withered Worm
Jump to Next
Appointed Appointeth Attacked Chewed Dawn Dead Destruction Drieth Dry Early Gourd Morning Morrow Plant Prepared Provided Ready Rose Smiteth Smote Vine Withered Worm
Links
Jonah 4:7 NIV
Jonah 4:7 NLT
Jonah 4:7 ESV
Jonah 4:7 NASB
Jonah 4:7 KJV

Jonah 4:7 Bible Apps
Jonah 4:7 Biblia Paralela
Jonah 4:7 Chinese Bible
Jonah 4:7 French Bible
Jonah 4:7 German Bible

Jonah 4:7 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Jonah 4:6
Top of Page
Top of Page