3 edition of Exposition upon the prophet Jonah. found in the catalog.
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As this "prayer" does not suit an allegory, and as no cue but Jonah could have known its substance, we have here an argument for his authorship. Although alternative interpretations of Mt. These words are inserted in a parenthesis with us, as if put by the writer of the book, pointing out the reason of the men's request; but, according to Kimchi: they are their own words, giving a reason why they were so pressing upon him to know what they should do with him, "seeing the sea was going and stormy" k ; or more and more stormy; which seems right.
16And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. The gracious regards of God to him, in receiving, hearing, and answering his prayer, and bringing up his life from corruption. " It was not only increasingly tempestuous, but, like a thing alive and obeying its Master's will, it was holding on its course, its wild waves tossing themselves, and marching on like battalions, marshalled, arrayed for the end for which they were sent, pursuing and demanding the runaway slave of God.
exposition upon the prophet Jonah. Because he has well done grammatical word and phrase studies and interesting historical comments• This is amazing, after such severe corrections for his flight, and after such success at Nineveh: for I know that thou [art] a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil; this he knew from his own experience, for which he had reason to be exposition upon the prophet Jonah., and from the proclamation of God, in Exodus 34:6; which be seems to have respect unto; and a glorious one it is, though Jonah seems to twit and upbraid the Lord with his grace and mercy to men, as if it was a weakness and infirmity in him, whereas it is his highest glory, Exodus 33:18; he seems to speak of him, and represent him, as if he was all mercy, and nothing else; which is a wrong representation of him; for he is righteous as well as merciful; and in the same place where he proclaims himself to be so, he declares that he will "by no means clear the guilty", Exodus 34:7: but here we see that good men, and prophets, and ministers of the word, are men of like passions with others, and some of greater passions; and here we have an instance of the prevailing corruptions of good men, and how they break out again, even after they have been scourged for them; for afflictions, though they are corrections for sin, and do restrain it, and humble for it, and both purge and prevent it, yet do not wholly remove it.
7 Then he issued a proclamation in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink. note: God says "fish" BIBLICAL ILLUSTRATOR Anecdotes, illustrations, etc His prayers are excellent• The so-called experts of the law had a key of knowledge that locked the door to the Kingdom of heaven; whereas, Peter was given the key that opened the door to the Kingdom of heaven.
Jonah 1:17 The huge fish that swallowed Jonah was not necessarily a whale. To its upper jaw are attached hundreds of baleen or whalebone blades, some of them from 10 to 15 feet long, and 8 inches wide, highly elastic, with delicately fringed edges.
A gourd, an easterly winder, and even a worm, all over the Lord without any protests. We can come to think that we are blessed to be in the family of God because of something of value or usefulness that impresses God.
God's Spirit worked so mightily that at the end of one day's preaching, the city was stirred to its depths. He was to go to Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, located on the banks of the Tigris River about 280 miles north of Babylon. 4 suggests the contrary is true. But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.
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As he sat in the scorching sun, God caused a shady vine to grow up for his refreshment and the prophet was glad.
Jerom allegorizes it of the ceremonial law, under the shadow of which Israel dwelt for a while; and then was abrogated by Christ, who says he was a worm, and no man: but it is better to apply it to outward mercies and earthly enjoyments, which like this plant spring out of the earth, and have their root in it, and are of the nature of it, and therefore minded by earthly and carnal men above all others; they are thin, slight, and slender things; there is no solidity and substance in them, like the kiki, whose stalk is hollow as a reed, as Dioscorides says; they are light and empty things, vanity and vexation of spirit; spring up suddenly sometimes, and are gone as soon; some men come to riches and honour at once, and rise up to a very great pitch of both, and quickly fall into poverty and disgrace again; for these are very uncertain perishing things, like this herb or plant, or even as grass, which soon withers away.