Jonah 1:2
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New Living Translation
"Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgment against it because I have seen how wicked its people are."

King James Bible
Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

Darby Bible Translation
Arise, go to Nineveh, the great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

World English Bible
"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach against it, for their wickedness has come up before me."

Young's Literal Translation
'Rise, go unto Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim against it that their wickedness hath come up before Me.'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:2 That great city - It is said to have been one hundred and fifty furlongs in length, that is eighteen miles and three quarters, and eleven miles and one quarter in breadth.

Jonah 1:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Sign Seekers, and the Enthusiast Reproved.
(Galilee on the Same Day as the Last Section.) ^A Matt. XII. 38-45; ^C Luke XI. 24-36. ^c 29 And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, ^a 38 Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from thee. [Having been severely rebuked by Jesus, it is likely that the scribes and Pharisees asked for a sign that they might appear to the multitude more fair-minded and open to conviction than Jesus had represented them to be. Jesus had just wrought
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Nature of Covenanting.
A covenant is a mutual voluntary compact between two parties on given terms or conditions. It may be made between superiors and inferiors, or between equals. The sentiment that a covenant can be made only between parties respectively independent of one another is inconsistent with the testimony of Scripture. Parties to covenants in a great variety of relative circumstances, are there introduced. There, covenant relations among men are represented as obtaining not merely between nation and nation,
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

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
Matthew 12:41
"The people of Nineveh will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for they repented of their sins at the preaching of Jonah. Now someone greater than Jonah is here--but you refuse to repent.

Genesis 10:11
From there he expanded his territory to Assyria, building the cities of Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah,

Genesis 18:20
So the LORD told Abraham, "I have heard a great outcry from Sodom and Gomorrah, because their sin is so flagrant.

2 Kings 19:36
Then King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and returned to his own land. He went home to his capital of Nineveh and stayed there.

Isaiah 37:37
Then King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and returned to his own land. He went home to his capital of Nineveh and stayed there.

Isaiah 58:1
"Shout with the voice of a trumpet blast. Shout aloud! Don't be timid. Tell my people Israel of their sins!

Jeremiah 20:9
But if I say I'll never mention the LORD or speak in his name, his word burns in my heart like a fire. It's like a fire in my bones! I am worn out trying to hold it in! I can't do it!

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