Jonah 1:16
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New International Version
At this the men greatly feared the LORD, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows to him.

King James Bible
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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Offered a sacrifice - The first perhaps ever offered on board a vessel since the ark floated on the waters of the great deluge; and it is most probable that these heathens, witnessing what was done, became sincere converts to the true God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

feared.

Jonah 1:10 Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said to him. Why have you done this?...

Isaiah 26:9 With my soul have I desired you in the night; yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you early...

Daniel 4:34-37 And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me...

Daniel 6:26 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God...

Mark 4:31 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth:

Acts 5:11 And great fear came on all the church, and on as many as heard these things.

offered, etc. Heb. sacrificed a sacrifice unto the Lord, and vowed vows.

Genesis 8:20 And Noah built an altar to the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

Judges 13:16 And the angel of the LORD said to Manoah, Though you detain me, I will not eat of your bread: and if you will offer a burnt offering...

2 Kings 5:17 And Naaman said, Shall there not then, I pray you, be given to your servant two mules' burden of earth?...

Psalm 107:22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

Isaiah 60:5-7 Then you shall see, and flow together, and your heart shall fear, and be enlarged...

made.

Genesis 28:20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat...

Psalm 50:14 Offer to God thanksgiving; and pay your vows to the most High:

Psalm 66:13-16 I will go into your house with burnt offerings: I will pay you my vows...

Psalm 116:14 I will pay my vows to the LORD now in the presence of all his people.

Ecclesiastes 5:4 When you vow a vow to God, defer not to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools: pay that which you have vowed.

Library
Guilty Silence and Its Reward
Now the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2. Arise, go to Nineveh, that great, city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before Me. 3. But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. 4. But the Lord sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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

Cross References
Psalm 50:14
"Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High,

Psalm 66:13
I will come to your temple with burnt offerings and fulfill my vows to you--

Psalm 66:14
vows my lips promised and my mouth spoke when I was in trouble.

Jonah 1:14
Then they cried out to the LORD, "Please, LORD, do not let us die for taking this man's life. Do not hold us accountable for killing an innocent man, for you, LORD, have done as you pleased."

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