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upon us, that we perish not.
JON 1:7 And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast
lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is upon us. So they
cast lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah.
JON 1:8 Then said they unto him, Tell us, we pray thee, for whose cause
this evil is upon us; What is thine occupation? and whence comest thou?
what is thy country? and of what people art thou?
JON 1:9 And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the
God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.
JON 1:10 Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said unto him. Why
hast thou done this? For the men knew that he fled from the presence of
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