約拿書 4

Study the Inner Meaning

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1 約拿不悅約拿對這事非常不高興,並且發起怒來,

2 就向耶和華禱告,說:“耶和華啊!我還在本國的時候,不是這樣說過嗎?我知道你是有恩典有憐憫的 神,不輕易發怒,並且有豐盛的慈愛,轉意不降災禍,所以我才急忙逃往他施去。

3 耶和華啊!現在求你取去我的性命吧,因為我死了比活著還好。”

4 主安排一棵蓖麻耶和華回答說:“你這樣發怒對不對呢?”

5 約拿出了城,在城東坐下;他在那裡搭了一座棚,坐在棚蔭之下,要看看那城究竟怎樣。

6 耶和華 神安排一棵蓖麻,使它長起來高過約拿,成了陰影遮蓋他的頭,免他受苦;約拿因這棵蓖麻,就大大歡暢。

7 次日黎明的時候, 神安排一條蟲子,蛀蝕這棵蓖麻,蓖麻就枯槁了。

8 日出的時候, 神又安排炎熱的東風。烈日曬在約拿的頭上,以致發昏,他就為自己求死,說:“我死了比活著還好。”

9  神問約拿:“你因這棵蓖麻這樣發怒,對不對呢?”約拿說:“我發怒以至於死都是對的。”

10 主教訓約拿耶和華說:“這棵蓖麻,不是你栽種的,也不是你使它長大的,一夜長成,一夜死去,你尚且愛惜它,

11 何況這尼尼微大城,其中不曉得分辨左右手的有十二萬多人,並且有許多牲畜,我怎能不愛惜呢?”

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   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 214


Other references to this chapter:

天堂的奥秘 10441

Sacred Scripture 51

真實的基督徒信仰 226


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 401, 419

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