Jonah 4:1–3

Jonah’s Displeasure Rebuked

1 But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became aangry.

2 He aprayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was not this 1what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore 2in order to forestall this I bfled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a cgracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

3 “Therefore now, O Lord, please atake my 1life from me, for death is bbetter to me than life.”

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