book of jonah

  • 1 Book of Jonah — In the Hebrew Bible, the Book of Jonah is the fifth book in a series of books called the Minor Prophets. Unlike other prophetic books however, this book is not a record of a prophet’s words toward Israel. Instead of the poetry and prophetic prose …

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  • 2 Book of Jonah — noun a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale • Syn: ↑Jonah • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Prophets, ↑Nebiim, ↑Old Testament …

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  • 3 JONAH, BOOK OF — (Heb. יוֹנָה), the fifth in the collection of the 12 short prophetic books (minor prophets ). Unlike the other books of this collection the Book of Jonah contains a prophecy of only five words (3:4); the rest of the book is a story about Jonah… …

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  • 4 Jonah —     Jonah     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jonah     The fifth of the Minor Prophets. The name is usually taken to mean dove , but in view of the complaining words of the Prophet (Jonah, iv), it is not unlikely that the name is derived from the root …

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  • 5 Jonah (disambiguation) — Jonah is a prophet described in the Book of Jonah in the Hebrew Bible.Jonah may also refer to:* Jonah (comics), a character in the comic strip The Beano * (2002) * JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality), a Jewish ex gay… …

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  • 6 Jonah — [jō′nə] n. [LL(Ec) Jonas < Gr(Ec) Īonas < Heb jōnāh, lit., a dove] 1. a masculine name: var. Jonas 2. Bible a) a Hebrew prophet: thrown overboard in a storm sent because he had disobeyed God, he was swallowed by a big fish, but three days… …

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  • 7 Jonah — For other uses, see Jonah (disambiguation). Prophet Jonah Jonah, as depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel. Prophet, Seer, Apostle to Nineveh, Companion of the Fish …

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  • 8 Jonah, Book of — ▪ Old Testament also spelled  Jonas,    the fifth of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, embraced in a single book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon. Unlike other Old Testament prophetic books, Jonah is not a… …

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  • 9 Jonah — Jonahesque, adj. /joh neuh/, n. 1. a Minor Prophet who, for his impiety, was thrown overboard from his ship and swallowed by a large fish, remaining in its belly for three days before being cast up onto the shore unharmed. 2. a book of the Bible… …

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  • 10 Jonah (poetry book) — infobox Book | name = Jonah title orig = translator = image caption = author = Arthur Boyd, Peter Porter illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = subject = Poetry genre = Poetry publisher = Secker Warburg… …

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  • 11 Jonah —    1) Israelite prophet. The book of Jonah relates God s command to Jonah, son of Amittai, to go to Nineveh and proclaim judgement upon its inhabitants for their wickedness. On a sea voyage Jonah was swallowed by a great fish and eventually… …

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  • 12 Jonah —    Used as a transferred name to someone who brings bad luck to others. The allusion is to the story in the Old Testament Book of Jonah, where Jonah tries ‘to flee from the presence of the Lord’ by taking a ship to Tarshish. The ship is caught up …

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  • 13 Jonah — noun Etymology: Hebrew Yōnāh Date: 14th century 1. an Israelite prophet who according to the account in the book of Jonah resisted a divine call to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh, was swallowed and vomited by a great fish, and… …

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  • 14 Jonah Goldberg — on BloggingHeads.tv Born March 21, 1969 (1969 03 21) (age 42) …

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  • 15 JONAH, MOSES — (16th century), kabbalist and one of the most important disciples of isaac luria . Ḥayyim Vital places him in the second group of Luria s pupils (Sha ar ha Gilgulim) and states that this is his first transmigration as a human being, and therefore …

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  • 16 Jonah Mungoshi — (born April 2, 1968) is a Harare based Success Coach, motivational speaker and Management Consultant. Through his company [http://www.success.co.zw Success Unlimited] (now Power of Purpose) Jonah has carried out consulting work for notable… …

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  • 17 Jonah Jones (sculptor) — Jonah Jones (17 February 1919 – 29 November 2004) was born Leonard Jones in the north east of England, but known as a Welsh sculptor, writer and artist craftsman. He worked in many media, but is especially remembered as a sculptor in stone,… …

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  • 18 Jonah Anguka — is a Kenyan author and former bureaucrat. In 1990 Anguka was imprisoned on suspicion of involvement in the murder of foreign minister Robert Ouko. In 1993 he was acquitted, but felt unsafe and fled the country. He currently lives in… …

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  • 19 Jonah Blank — is an American author, journalist and foreign policy expert, specializing in the culture, history and affairs of the Indian subcontinent. Writing careerBlank studied history at Yale University, and worked as the financial editor of the largest… …

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  • 20 Jonah Hex — Superherobox| caption=Jonah Hex from Jonah Hex Vol.2 #1 2005 relaunch Luke Ross, artist comic color=background:#8080ff character name=Jonah Hex real name=Jonah Woodson Hex publisher=DC Comics debut= All Star Western #10 (Feb Mar 1972)… …

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