Jonah 1:15
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New Living Translation
Then the sailors picked Jonah up and threw him into the raging sea, and the storm stopped at once!

King James Bible
So they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased from her raging.

Darby Bible Translation
And they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased from its raging.

World English Bible
So they took up Jonah, and threw him into the sea; and the sea ceased its raging.

Young's Literal Translation
And they lift up Jonah, and cast him into the sea, and the sea ceaseth from its raging;

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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
Psalm 65:7
You quieted the raging oceans with their pounding waves and silenced the shouting of the nations.

Psalm 93:3
The floods have risen up, O LORD. The floods have roared like thunder; the floods have lifted their pounding waves.

Psalm 93:4
But mightier than the violent raging of the seas, mightier than the breakers on the shore--the LORD above is mightier than these!

Psalm 107:29
He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves.

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