3 And the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the second time, saying, 2 Arise, go unto aNineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. 3 So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now aNineveh was an †exceeding great city of three days’ journey. 4 And Jonah began to enter into the city a day’s journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and bNineveh shall be overthrown. 5 So cthe people of Nineveh believed God, and dproclaimed a fast, and eput on sackcloth, ffrom the greatest of them even to the least of them. 6 For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and ghe arose from his throne, and he laid hhis robe from him, and eicovered him with sackcloth, and ijsat in ashes. 7 And he kcaused it to be proclaimed and †published through Nineveh by lthe decree of the king and his †nobles, saying, Let neither man nor mbeast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water: 8 But let man and beast ebe covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God: yea, nlet them turn every one from his evil way, and from othe violence that is in their hands. 9 pqWho can tell if God will turn qand repent, and rturn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not? 10 And God saw their works, that nsthey turned from their evil way; and stGod repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.
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