Jonah 2 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Jonah’s Prayer. 1 But the Lord sent a great fish to swallow Jonah, and he remained in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. 2 Jonah prayed to the Lord, his God, from the belly of the fish:
3 Out of my distress I called to the Lord,
and he answered me;
From the womb of Sheol I cried for help,
and you heard my voice.
4 You cast me into the deep, into the heart of the sea,
and the flood enveloped me;
All your breakers and your billows
passed over me.
5 Then I said, “I am banished from your sight!
How will I again look upon your holy temple?”
6 The waters surged around me up to my neck;
the deep enveloped me;
seaweed wrapped around my head.
7 I went down to the roots of the mountains;
to the land whose bars closed behind me forever,
But you brought my life up from the pit,
O Lord, my God.
8 When I became faint,
I remembered the Lord;
My prayer came to you
in your holy temple.
9 Those who worship worthless idols
abandon their hope for mercy.
10 But I, with thankful voice,
will sacrifice to you;
What I have vowed I will pay:
deliverance is from the Lord.
11 Then the Lord commanded the fish to vomit Jonah upon dry land.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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Jonah 2 New International Version (NIV)
2 1 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said:
“In my distress I called to the Lord,
and he answered me.
From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help,
and you listened to my cry.
3 You hurled me into the depths,
into the very heart of the seas,
and the currents swirled about me;
all your waves and breakers
swept over me.
4 I said, ‘I have been banished
from your sight;
yet I will look again
toward your holy temple.’
5 The engulfing waters threatened me,
the deep surrounded me;
seaweed was wrapped around my head.
6 To the roots of the mountains I sank down;
the earth beneath barred me in forever.
But you, Lord my God,
brought my life up from the pit.
7 “When my life was ebbing away,
I remembered you, Lord,
and my prayer rose to you,
to your holy temple.
8 “Those who cling to worthless idols
turn away from God’s love for them.
9 But I, with shouts of grateful praise,
will sacrifice to you.
What I have vowed I will make good.
I will say, ‘Salvation comes from the Lord.’”
10 And the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.
New International Version (NIV)
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