New International Version
From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the LORD his God.
King James Bible
Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly,
Darby Bible Translation
And Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly;
World English Bible
Then Jonah prayed to Yahweh, his God, out of the fish's belly.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jonah prayeth unto Jehovah his God from the bowels of the fish.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then Jonah prayed - out of the fish's belly - This verse makes the first of the second chapter in the Hebrew text.
It may be asked, "How could Jonah either pray or breathe in the stomach of the fish?" Very easily, if God so willed it. And let the reader keep this constantly in view; the whole is a miracle, from Jonah's being swallowed by the fish till he was cast ashore by the same animal. It was God that had prepared the great fish. It was the Lord that spake to the fish, and caused it to vomit Jonah upon the dry land. All is miracle.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySalvation of the Lord
By salvation here we do not merely understand the special salvation which Jonah received from death; for according to Dr. Gill, there is something so special in the original, in the word salvation having one more letter than it usually has, when it only refers to some temporary deliverance, that we can only understand it here as relating to the great work of the salvation of the soul which endureth for ever. That "salvation is of the Lord," I shall this morning try to show as best I can. First, I …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
An Address to a Soul So Overwhelmed with a Sense of the Greatness of Its Sins, that it Dares not Apply Itself to Christ with Any
Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.
A song of ascents. Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;
Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.
They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;
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