Jonah prays from inside a fish
Jonah was swallowed by a fish, and prayed while he was inside. After three days, he was vomited onto land.
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
VomitVomiting is one of numerous biblical images of revulsion (see Disgust, Revulsion). The image is usually used in relation to sin or its disgraceful punishment. Proverbs 26:11 likens a persistence in sin and folly to “a dog that returns to its vomit” (RSV), and 2 Peter 2:22 compares the apostate
Key passages
Jon 1:17–2:10

And Yahweh provided a large fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. And Jonah prayed to Yahweh his God from the belly of the fish and said, “I called from my distress to Yahweh, and …

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Important Things
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