1And Yonah prayed to יהוה his Elohim from the stomach of the fish.
2And he said, “I called to יהוה because of my distress, and He answered me. From the stomach of the grave I cried, and You heard my voice.
3“For You threw me into the deep, into the heart of the seas, and the floods surrounded me. All Your breakers and Your waves passed over me.
4“So I said, ‘I have been driven away from Your eyes. Would I ever look again toward Your set-apart Hĕḵal?’
5“Waters encompassed me, unto life, the deep closed around me, weeds were wrapped around my head.
6“I went down to the base of the mountains, the earth with its bars were behind me forever. But You brought up my life from the pit, O יהוה, my Elohim.
7“When my life fainted within me, I remembered יהוה. And my prayer went up to You, into Your set-apart Hĕḵal.
8“Those observing false worthlessnesses forsake their own kindness.
9“But I offer to You with the voice of thanksgiving, I pay what I have vowed. Deliverance is of יהוה.”
10Then יהוה spoke to the fish, and it vomited Yonah on the dry land.
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