Jonah 4:9 {8}
Good News Translation
But God said to him, "What right do you have to be angry about the plant?" Jonah replied, "I have every right to be angry--angry enough to die!"

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD asked, "Jonah, do you have the right to be angry about the vine?" "Yes, I do," he answered, "and I'm angry enough to die."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the sun was risen, the Lord commanded a hot and burning wind: and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, and he broiled with the heat: and he desired for his soul that he might die, and said: It is better for me to die than to live.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when the sun was risen, the Lord commanded a hot and burning wind: and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, and he broiled with the heat: and he desired for his soul that he might die, and said: It is better for me to die than to live.

Jonah 4:4 And now, O Lord, I beseech thee take my life from me: for it is better for me to die than to live.

I do well to be angry.

Genesis 4:5-14 But to Cain and his offerings he had no respect: and Cain was exceeding angry, and his countenance fell. . . .

Job 18:4 Thou that destroyest thy soul in thy fury, shall the earth be forsaken for thee, and shall rocks be removed out of their place?

Job 40:4,5 What can I answer, who hath spoken inconsiderately? I will lay my hand upon my mouth. . . .

even.

Judges 16:16 And when she pressed him much, and continually hung upon him for many days, giving him no time to rest, his soul fainted away, and was wearied even unto death.

Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.

Matthew 26:38 Then he saith to them: My soul is sorrowful even unto death. Stay you here and watch with me.

2 Corinthians 7:10 For the sorrow that is according to God worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

Revelation 9:6 And in those days, men shall seek death and shall not find it. And they shall desire to die: and death shall fly from them.

Context
Jonah's Anger at the LORD's Compassion
8But God prepared a worm, when the morning arose on the following day: and it struck the ivy and it withered. 9And when the sun was risen, the Lord commanded a hot and burning wind: and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, and he broiled with the heat: and he desired for his soul that he might die, and said: It is better for me to die than to live.10And the Lord said to Jonah: Dost thou think thou hast reason to be angry, for the ivy? And he said: I am angry with reason even unto death.…
Cross References
Job 36:18
Therefore let not anger overcome thee to oppress any man: neither let multitude of gifts turn thee aside.

Jonah 4:1
And God saw their works, that they were turned from their evil way: and God had mercy with regard to the evil which he had said that he would do to them, and he did it not.

Jonah 4:8
But God prepared a worm, when the morning arose on the following day: and it struck the ivy and it withered.

Jonah 4:10
And the Lord said to Jonah: Dost thou think thou hast reason to be angry, for the ivy? And he said: I am angry with reason even unto death.

Additional Translations
Then God asked Jonah, “Have you any right to be angry about the plant?” “I do,” he replied. “I am angry enough to die!”And God said to Jonah, Do you well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even to death.

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.

And God said to Jonas, Art thou very much grieved for the gourd? And he said, I am very much grieved, even to death.

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, unto death.

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry even unto death.

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even to death.

God said to Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry about the vine?" He said, "I am right to be angry, even to death."

And God saith unto Jonah: 'Is doing good displeasing to thee, because of the gourd?' and he saith, 'To do good is displeasing to me -- unto death.'
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