Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3124: Yonah (pronounced yo-naw')

the same as 3123; Jonah, an Israelite:--Jonah.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


Jonah = "dove"

1) son of Amittai and a native of Gath-hepher; 5th of the minor prophets who prophesied during the reign of Jeroboam II and whom God sent also to prophecy to Nineveh

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: the same as H3123


This word is used 19 times:

2 Kings 14:25: "which he spoke by the hand of his servant Jonah, the son of Amittai, the prophet,"
Jonah 1:1: "of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,"
Jonah 1:3: " But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down"
Jonah 1:5: "the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into"
Jonah 1:7: "lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah."
Jonah 1:15: "So they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased"
Jonah 1:17: "fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish"
Jonah 1:17: "to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three"
Jonah 2:1: " Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly,"
Jonah 2:10: "unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry"
Jonah 3:1: "of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying,"
Jonah 3:3: " So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh"
Jonah 3:4: " And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried,"
Jonah 4:1: "But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry."
Jonah 4:5: " So Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city,"
Jonah 4:6: "a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over"
Jonah 4:6: "over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad"
Jonah 4:8: "beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself"
Jonah 4:9: "And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd?"

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