Jonah (aka Jonas)
This section of the Catholic Bible contains the complete content of the Book of Jonah with numbers, chapters and text of individual verses from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible. Free, online access to study passages and verses contained in the chapters and verses of the Book of Jonah for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons. Click the links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of Jonah:
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Brief Overview of Jonah - The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible
The content of Jonah according to the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible scriptures contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible Scriptures:
- Definition: Jonah is a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
- Jonah is book number 20 in the Old Testament of the Catholic Bible. It contains 4 chapters
- In the biblical story of Jonah he is sent to preach in Ninevah. Where was Ninevah?
- The name derives from Nin-nevah meaning "the habitation of Ninus".
- Ninevah was an "exceeding great city" which was located on the eastern bank of the Tigris in ancient Assyria
- The content summary of the the Book of Jonah is as follows:
- Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship
- Jonah was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land
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Short Summary of Jonah - The Bible Stories of Jonah taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of Jonah taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in Jonah together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of Jonah from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this story of Jonah and the Whale
- The story of Jonah and the Whale
- God sends Jonah to preach in a wicked city called Ninevah
- Jonah refuses to go to Ninevah and boards a ship going to another destination
- God sends a great storm which threatens the ship
- Jonah realises that the storm is a punishment from God because of his disobedience
- Jonah asks to be thrown overboard, after which the storm subsides
- Jonah is swallowed alive by a great whale
- Whilst Jonah is inside the belly of the whale he prays to God
- The whale spits him out on to dry land
- Jonah goes to Ninevah and preaches to its people
- Ninevah repents and is saved.
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in Jonah and the Whale
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of Jonah. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of Jonah is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
The Book of Jonah
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