1 Then Jonah prayed to Jehovah his God out of the belly of the fish.
2 And he said, I cried out to Jehovah because of my distress, and He answered me. Out of
the belly of Sheol I cried for help, and You heard my voice.
3 For You cast me into the deep, into the heart of the seas, and the streams surrounded
me; all Your breakers and Your waves passed over me.
4 And I said, I am cast off from Your sight; yet I will again look to Your holy temple.
5 Waters encompassed me, even to my soul; the depth closed around me; seaweed was
wrapped around my head.
6 I went down to the bases of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me
forever. Yet You have brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.
7 When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Jehovah; and my prayer came to You,
to Your holy temple.
8 Those who observe empty vanities forsake their faithfulness;
9 but I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will make good that which I
have vowed. Salvation is from Jehovah!
10 And Jehovah spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out onto the dry land.