Jonah 2:4
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New International Version
I said, 'I have been banished from your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple.'

King James Bible
Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.

Darby Bible Translation
And I said, I am cast out from before thine eyes, Yet will I look again toward thy holy temple.

World English Bible
I said, 'I have been banished from your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple.'

Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I said: I have been cast out from before Thine eyes, (Yet I add to look unto Thy holy temple!)

Jonah 2:4 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I am cast out of thy sight - See Psalm 31:22.

Thy holy temple - Then Jerusalem was not yet destroyed, for the temple was standing.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I said.

Psalm 31:22 For I said in my haste, I am cut off from before your eyes: nevertheless you heard the voice of my supplications when I cried to you.

Psalm 77:1-7 I cried to God with my voice, even to God with my voice; and he gave ear to me...

Isaiah 38:10-14,17 I said in the cutting off of my days, I shall go to the gates of the grave: I am deprived of the residue of my years...

Isaiah 49:14 But Zion said, The LORD has forsaken me, and my Lord has forgotten me.

Ezekiel 37:11 Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost...

out.

1 Kings 9:7 Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name...

Jeremiah 7:15 And I will cast you out of my sight, as I have cast out all your brothers, even the whole seed of Ephraim.

Jeremiah 15:1 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...

toward.

1 Kings 8:38,39,42,48 What prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all your people Israel...

2 Chronicles 6:38 If they return to you with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, where they have carried them captives...

Psalm 5:7 But as for me, I will come into your house in the multitude of your mercy: and in your fear will I worship toward your holy temple.

Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem...

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Salvation 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
1-4. The case described at large.--5. As it frequently occurs.--6. Granting all that the dejected soul charges on itself.--7. The invitations and promises of Christ give hope.--8. The reader urged, under all his burdens and fears, to an humble application to him. Which is accordingly exemplified in the concluding Reflection and Prayer. 1. I have now done with those unhappy creatures who despise the Gospel, and with those who neglect it. With pleasure do I now turn myself to those who will hear me
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

Cross References
1 Kings 8:38
and when a prayer or plea is made by anyone among your people Israel--being aware of the afflictions of their own hearts, and spreading out their hands toward this temple--

1 Kings 8:48
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray to you toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name;

2 Chronicles 6:38
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their captivity where they were taken, and pray toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and toward the temple I have built for your Name;

Psalm 5:7
But I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple.

Psalm 31:22
In my alarm I said, "I am cut off from your sight!" Yet you heard my cry for mercy when I called to you for help.

Jeremiah 7:15
I will thrust you from my presence, just as I did all your fellow Israelites, the people of Ephraim.'

Daniel 6:10
Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

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