Jonah

related topics
{god, call, give}
{specie, animal, plant}
{water, park, boat}
{theory, work, human}
{day, year, event}
{group, member, jewish}
{city, population, household}
{church, century, christian}
{village, small, smallsup}
{town, population, incorporate}

Jonah (Hebrew: יוֹנָה, Modern Yona Tiberian Yônā ; dove; Arabic: يونس‎, Yūnus or يونان, Yūnān; Greek/Latin: Ionas) is the name given in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament) to a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the 8th century BC, the eponymous central character in the Book of Jonah, famous for being swallowed by a fish or a whale, depending on translation. The Biblical story of Jonah is repeated in the Qur'an.

Contents

The story of Jonah

Jonah son of Amittai appears in 2 Kings[1] as a prophet from Gath-Hepher (a few miles north of Nazareth) active during the reign of Jeroboam II (c.786-746 BC), where he predicts that Jeroboam will recover certain lost territories.

Full article ▸

related documents
Valhalla
Thoth
Book of Jonah
Dragon
Freyr
Yggdrasil
Resurrection of Jesus
Elf (Middle-earth)
Prometheus
Goddess
Leviathan
Irish mythology
David
Gospel of John
Ramayana
Gospel of Mark
Aphrodite
Apocalypse
Solomon
Messiah
Bodhidharma
Narasimha
Homer
Dua
Prayer
Theseus
Zoroaster
Solar deity
Hermes
Frigg