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Jonah flees toward Tarshish
God told Jonah to prophesy against Nineveh. He boarded a ship bound for Tarshish instead.
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Jon 1:1–3

And the word of Yahweh came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, “Get up! Go to the great city Nineveh and cry out against her, because their evil has come up before me.” But Jonah set out to flee toward Tarshish from the presence of Yahweh. And he went down to Joppa …

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