"I am a Hebrew," replied Jonah. "I worship the LORD, the God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land."
Cross ReferencesGenesis 14:13
Then an escapee came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew. Now Abram was living near the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, a brother of Eshcol and Aner, all of whom were bound by treaty to Abram.
Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah,
The next day Moses went out and saw two Hebrews fighting. He asked the one in the wrong, "Why are you attacking your fellow Hebrew?"
2 Kings 17:25
Now when the settlers first lived there, they did not worship the LORD, so He sent lions among them, which killed some of them.
2 Kings 17:28
Thus one of the priests they had carried away came and lived in Bethel, and he began to teach them how they should worship the LORD.
"This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: 'The LORD, the God of heaven, who has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, has appointed me to build a house for Him at Jerusalem in Judah.
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept. I mourned for days, fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
You alone are the LORD. You created the heavens, the highest heavens with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to all things, and the heavenly host worships You.
The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land.
Give thanks to the God of heaven! His loving devotion endures forever.
the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them. He remains faithful forever,
urging them to plead for mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be killed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 17:25, 28, 32-35
Ezra 7:12, 13
Daniel 2:18, 19, 44
Psalm 95:5, 6
Psalm 146:5, 6
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