Jonah 3

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Greek OT: LXX [A] Accented Roots & Parsing         

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1 καί-C γίγνομαι-VBI-AMI3S λόγος-N2--NSM κύριος-N2--GSM πρός-P *ιωνας-N1T-ASM ἐκ-P δεύτερος-A1A-GSM λέγω-V1--PAPNSM

2 ἀναἵστημι-VH--AAD2S καί-C πορεύομαι-VC--APD2S εἰς-P *νινευη-N1--ASF ὁ- A--ASF πόλις-N3I-ASF ὁ- A--ASF μέγας-A1--ASF καί-C κηρύσσω-VA--AAD2S ἐν-P αὐτός- D--DSF κατά-P ὁ- A--ASN κήρυγμα-N3M-ASN ὁ- A--ASN ἔμπροσθεν-D ὅς- --ASN ἐγώ- P--NS λαλέω-VAI-AAI1S πρός-P σύ- P--AS

3 καί-C ἀναἵστημι-VHI-AAI3S *ιωνας-N1T-NSM καί-C πορεύομαι-VCI-API3S εἰς-P *νινευη-N1--ASF καθώς-D λαλέω-VAI-AAI3S κύριος-N2--NSM ὁ- A--NSF δέ-X *νινευη-N1--NSF εἰμί-V9--IAI3S πόλις-N3I-NSF μέγας-A1--NSF ὁ- A--DSM θεός-N2--DSM ὡσεί-D πορεία-N1A-APF ὁδός-N2--GSF ἡμέρα-N1A-GPF τρεῖς-A3--GPF

4 καί-C ἄρχω-VAI-AMI3S *ιωνας-N1T-NSM ὁ- A--GSN εἰςἔρχομαι-VB--AAN εἰς-P ὁ- A--ASF πόλις-N3I-ASF ὡσεί-D πορεία-N1A-ASF ἡμέρα-N1A-GSF εἷς-A1A-GSF καί-C κηρύσσω-VAI-AAI3S καί-C εἶπον-VBI-AAI3S ἔτι-D τρεῖς-A3--NPF ἡμέρα-N1A-NPF καί-C *νινευη-N1--NSF καταστρέφω-VD--FPI3S

5 καί-C ἐνπιστεύω-VAI-AAI3P ὁ- A--NPM ἀνήρ-N3--NPM *νινευη-N1--GSF ὁ- A--DSM θεός-N2--DSM καί-C κηρύσσω-VAI-AAI3P νηστεία-N1A-ASF καί-C ἐνδύω-VAI-AMI3P σάκκος-N2--APM ἀπό-P μέγας-A1--GSM αὐτός- D--GPM ἕως-P μικρός-A1A-GSM αὐτός- D--GPM

6 καί-C ἐγγίζω-VAI-AAI3S ὁ- A--NSM λόγος-N2--NSM πρός-P ὁ- A--ASM βασιλεύς-N3V-ASM ὁ- A--GSF *νινευη-N1--GSF καί-C ἐκ ἀναἵστημι-VHI-AAI3S ἀπό-P ὁ- A--GSM θρόνος-N2--GSM αὐτός- D--GSM καί-C περιαἱρέω-VBI-AMI3S ὁ- A--ASF στολή-N1--ASF αὐτός- D--GSM ἀπό-P ἑαυτοῦ- D--GSM καί-C περιβάλλω-VBI-AMI3S σάκκος-N2--ASM καί-C καταἵζω-VAI-AAI3S ἐπί-P σποδός-N2--GSF

7 καί-C κηρύσσω-VQI-API3S καί-C εἶπον-VCI-API3S ἐν-P ὁ- A--DSF *νινευη-N1--DSF παρά-P ὁ- A--GSM βασιλεύς-N3V-GSM καί-C παρά-P ὁ- A--GPM μεγιστάν-N3--GPM αὐτός- D--GSM λέγω-V1--PAPNSM ὁ- A--NPM ἄνθρωπος-N2--NPM καί-C ὁ- A--NPN κτῆνος-N3E-NPN καί-C ὁ- A--NPM βοῦς-N3--NPM καί-C ὁ- A--NPN πρόβατον-N2N-NPN μή-D γεύω-VA--AMD3P μηδείς-A3--ASN μηδέ-C νέμω-V1--PMD3P μηδέ-C ὕδωρ-N3--ASN πίνω-VB--AAD3P

8 καί-C περιβάλλω-VBI-AMI3P σάκκος-N2--APM ὁ- A--NPM ἄνθρωπος-N2--NPM καί-C ὁ- A--NPN κτῆνος-N3E-NPN καί-C ἀναβοάω-VAI-AAI3P πρός-P ὁ- A--ASM θεός-N2--ASM ἐκτενῶς-D καί-C ἀποστρέφω-VAI-AAI3P ἕκαστος-A1--NSM ἀπό-P ὁ- A--GSF ὁδός-N2--GSF αὐτός- D--GSM ὁ- A--GSF πονηρός-A1A-GSF καί-C ἀπό-P ὁ- A--GSF ἀδικία-N1A-GSF ὁ- A--GSF ἐν-P χείρ-N3--DPF αὐτός- D--GPM λέγω-V1--PAPNPM

9 τίς- I--NSM οἶδα-VX--XAI3S εἰ-C μετανοέω-VF--FAI3S ὁ- A--NSM θεός-N2--NSM καί-C ἀποστρέφω-VF--FAI3S ἐκ-P ὀργή-N1--GSF θυμός-N2--GSM αὐτός- D--GSM καί-C οὐ-D μή-D ἀποὀλλύω-V5--PMS1P

10 καί-C ὁράω-VBI-AAI3S ὁ- A--NSM θεός-N2--NSM ὁ- A--APN ἔργον-N2N-APN αὐτός- D--GPM ὅτι-C ἀποστρέφω-VAI-AAI3P ἀπό-P ὁ- A--GPF ὁδός-N2--GPF αὐτός- D--GPM ὁ- A--GPF πονηρός-A1A-GPF καί-C μετανοέω-VAI-AAI3S ὁ- A--NSM θεός-N2--NSM ἐπί-P ὁ- A--DSF κακία-N1A-DSF ὅς- --DSF λαλέω-VAI-AAI3S ὁ- A--GSN ποιέω-VA--AAN αὐτός- D--DPM καί-C οὐ-D ποιέω-VAI-AAI3S

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   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 213


Other references to this chapter:

Arcana Coelestia 588, 623, 4779, 7520, 7523, 9437, 9723, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 166, 337, 492, 567

Sacred Scripture 51

True Christianity 226


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 195, 408, 637, 650

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:



Hop to Similar Bible Verses

Exodus 33:6

1 Samuel 6:5

2 Samuel 12:22

1 Kings 21:27, 29

2 Kings 19:1

2 Chronicles 20:3

Esther 4:1, 3

Proverbs 28:13

Isaiah 1:16, 58:6

Jeremiah 1:7, 17, 6:26, 18:7, 28:8, 42:10

Joel 2:13, 14

Amos 5:15, 7:3, 6

Jonah 1:1, 2, 15, 4:2

Zephaniah 2:3

Matthew 11:21, 12:41

Luke 11:32

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