The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
JON 3:10 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way;
and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto
them; and he did it not.
JON 4:1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.
JON 4:2 And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was
not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled
before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and
merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of
JON 4:3 Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life from me;
for it is better for me to die than to live.
King James Bible