Jonah 3 Commentary

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Jonah 3:1-4

The LORD commissions Jonah again to go to Nineveh. This time Jonah obeys the LORD. He goes through the city and proclaims a message of judgment to the Ninevites, as the LORD has commanded him.

Jonah 3:5-9

The king and the people of Nineveh respond positively to Jonah’s message. They abandon their evil behavior and turn to God.

Jonah 3:10

When God sees the people’s genuine response, He responds with compassion and spares them from the announced judgment.