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  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Universalium

  • 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… …   Universalium

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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