Know Your Bible – June 29, 2015

Jonah

Author/Date

Unclear; the story is Jonah’s but is written in the third person.  Approximately 760 BC.  Jonah prophesied during the reign of Israel’s King Jeroboam II (see 2 Kings 14:23-25), who ruled from about 793 to 753 BC.

In Ten Words Or Less

Reluctant prophet, running from God, is swallowed by giant fish.

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