Jonah's Prayer

I was listening to a radio call-in show the other day and someone asked if Jonah died in the belly of the fish. I get why he asked. If Jonah died and was resurrected at Ninevah, it would be a better type of Christ. However, it doesn't take much to figure out that Jonah was not dead. Chapter 2 is his prayer. It's actually a great prayer. 

Jon 2:1  Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly,
Jon 2:2  And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.
Jon 2:3  For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.
Jon 2:4  Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.
Jon 2:5  The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
Jon 2:6  I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.
Jon 2:7  When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
Jon 2:8  They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
Jon 2:9  But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.

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