Jonah 3:2
New International Version
"Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you."

New Living Translation
“Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh, and deliver the message I have given you.”

English Standard Version
“Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you.”

Berean Study Bible
“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message that I give you.”

King James Bible
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.

New King James Version
“Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.”

New American Standard Bible
“Arise, go to Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.”

NASB 1995
"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you."

NASB 1977
“Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.”

Amplified Bible
“Go to Nineveh the great city and declare to it the message which I am going to tell you.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach the message that I tell you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach the message that I tell you."

American Standard Version
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Arise, go to Nineva the great city and preach upon it the preaching that I say to you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Rise, go to Nineve, the great city, and preach in it according to the former preaching which I spoke to thee of.

Contemporary English Version
to go to that great city of Nineveh and preach his message of doom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Arise, and go to Ninive the great city: and preach in it the preaching that I bid thee.

English Revised Version
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.

Good News Translation
He said, "Go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to the people the message I have given you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Leave at once for the important city, Nineveh. Announce to the people the message I have given you."

International Standard Version
"Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and make unto it the proclamation that I bid thee.'

Literal Standard Version
“Rise, go to Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim to it the proclamation that I am speaking to you”;

NET Bible
"Go immediately to Nineveh, that large city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."

New Heart English Bible
"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I give you."

World English Bible
"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I give you."

Young's Literal Translation
'Rise, go unto Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim unto it the proclamation that I am speaking unto thee;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jonah Preaches to the Ninevites
1Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: 2“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message that I give you.” 3This time Jonah got up and went to Nineveh, in accordance with the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, requiring a three-day journey.…

Cross References
Jeremiah 1:17
Get yourself ready. Stand up and tell them everything that I command you. Do not be intimidated by them, or I will terrify you before them.

Ezekiel 2:7
But speak My words to them, whether they listen or refuse to listen, for they are rebellious.

Jonah 3:1
Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time:

Zephaniah 2:13
And He will stretch out His hand against the north and destroy Assyria; He will make Nineveh a desolation, as dry as a desert.


Treasury of Scripture

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching that I bid you.

Nineveh.

Jonah 1:2
Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

Zephaniah 2:13-15
And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness…

preach.

Jeremiah 1:17
Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.

Jeremiah 15:19-21
Therefore thus saith the LORD, If thou return, then will I bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before me: and if thou take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth: let them return unto thee; but return not thou unto them…

Ezekiel 2:7
And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.









III.

THE PROPHET FULFILS HIS COMMISSION.

ITS RESULT.

(2) Preach.--In Jonah 1:2 the word is rendered "cry."

Verse 2. - That great city (see note on Jonah 1:2). Preaching; rendered "cry" in Jonah 1:2; Septuagint, κήρυγμα. This time the proclamation is unto it, as interested in the message, not "against it," as doomed to destruction (Pusey).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Arise!
ק֛וּם (qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

Go
לֵ֥ךְ (lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the great
הַגְּדוֹלָ֑ה (hag·gə·ḏō·w·lāh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

city
הָעִ֣יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

of Nineveh
נִֽינְוֵ֖ה (nî·nə·wêh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5210: Nineveh -- capital of Assyr

and proclaim
וִּקְרָ֤א‪‬ (wiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

the message
הַקְּרִיאָ֔ה (haq·qə·rî·’āh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7150: A proclamation

that
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I
אָנֹכִ֖י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

will give
דֹּבֵ֥ר (dō·ḇêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

you.”
אֵלֶֽיךָ׃ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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