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Definition of Jonah

Jonah

  1. The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is unpropitious.

Jonah Quotations

If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale, I would believe it.
William Jennings Bryan

The Bible is full of dubious scientific impossibilities, from Jonah living inside a whale, to the sun standing still in the sky for Joshua.
Lawrence M. Krauss

Call me Jonah. My parents did, or nearly did. They called me John.
Kurt Vonnegut

Like Jonah, the whale had swallowed me; unlike him, I believed I would spend eternity inside the belly of the beast.
Bob Kerrey

In 'Surprised by Grace: God's Relentless Pursuit of Rebels,' I retell the story of Jonah and show how Jonah was just as much in need of God's grace as the sailors and the Ninevites.
Tullian Tchividjian
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Jonah Translations

jonah in Swedish is jona