1 And Jonah prayed to Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly,
2 and he said, I cried to Jehovah from my distress. And He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried for help, [and] You heard my voice.
3 For You cast me [into the] depths of the seas, and the current surrounded me. All Your breakers and Your waves passed over me.
4 Then I said, I am cast off from Your eyes, yet I will look again toward Your holy temple.
5 Waters encompassed me, [even] to the soul; the depth closed around me; the seaweed was bound to my head.
6 I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was around me forever; yet You have brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.
7 When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Jehovah; and my prayer came in to You, into Your holy temple.
8 They who take heed to lying vanities forsake their kindness;
9 but I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will fulfill that which I have vowed. Salvation [belongs] to Jehovah!
10 And Jehovah spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out on the dry land.