The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
hast thou done this? For the men knew that he fled from the presence of
the LORD, because he had told them.
JON 1:11 Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the
sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.
JON 1:12 And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the
sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this
great tempest is upon you.
JON 1:13 Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but
they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.
JON 1:14 Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee,
O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay
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