And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
And it came to paſſe when the Sunne did ariſe, that God prepared a || vehement Eaſt wind; and the Sunne beat vpon the head of Ionah, that hee fainted, and wiſhed in himſelfe to die, and ſaid, It is better for me to die, then to liue.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
הָיָה , verb, haya — to fall out, come to pass, become, be (value 20)
H1961, הָיָה hâyâh, haw-yaw; a primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):—beacon, × altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, follow, happen, × have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, × use.
to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out
to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass
to come about, come to pass
to come into being, become
to arise, appear, come
to become like
to be instituted, be established
to exist, be in existence
to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)
to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)
to accompany, be with
to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about
to be done, be finished, be gone
Used in 3131 Verses, 39 Books 3543  Occurrence Count
זָרַח , verb, zarah — to rise, come forth (value 215)
H2224, זָרַח zârach, zaw-rakh'; a primitive root; properly, to irradiate (or shoot forth beams), i.e. to rise (as the sun); specifically, to appear (as a symptom of leprosy):—arise, rise (up), as soon as it is up.
to rise, come forth, break out, arise, rise up, shine
to come out, appear
Used in 17 Verses, 14 Books 18  Occurrence Count
חַי , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, hay — alive, living (value 18)
H2416, חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
green (of vegetation)
flowing, fresh (of water)
lively, active (of man)
reviving (of the springtime)
life (abstract emphatic)
living thing, animal
Used in 450 Verses, 29 Books 497  Occurrence Count
חֲרִישִׁי , adjective, hariyshiy — perhaps sultry (value 528)
H2759, חֲרִישִׁי chărîyshîy, khar-ee-shee'; from H2790 in the sense of silence; quiet, i.e. sultry (as feminine noun, the sirocco or hot east wind):—vehement.
harsh, hot, sultry, silent (meaning uncertain)
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
טוֹב , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, tov — pleasant, agreeable, good (value 17)
H2896, טוֹב ṭôwb, tobe; from H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well):—beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, × fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, × most, pleasant, pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
good, pleasant, agreeable
pleasant, agreeable (to the senses)
pleasant (to the higher nature)
good, excellent (of its kind)
good, rich, valuable in estimation
good, appropriate, becoming
glad, happy, prosperous (of man's sensuous nature)
good understanding (of man's intellectual nature)
good, kind, benign
good, right (ethical)
a good thing, benefit, welfare
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
welfare, benefit, good things
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
Used in 521 Verses, 35 Books 561  Occurrence Count
יוֹנָה , proper masculine noun, yona — an Israelite prophet (value 71)
H3124, יוֹנָה Yôwnâh, yo-naw'; the same as H3123; Jonah, an Israelite:—Jonah.
Jonah = "dove"
son of Amittai and a native of Gath-hepher; 5th of the minor prophets who prophesied during the reign of Jeroboam II and whom God sent also to prophesy to Nineveh
Used in 17 Verses, 2 Books 19  Occurrence Count
מוּת , verb, mut — to die (value 446)
H4191, מוּת mûwth, mooth; a primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill:—× at all, × crying, (be) dead (body, man, one), (put to, worthy of) death, destroy(-er), (cause to, be like to, must) die, kill, necro(-mancer), × must needs, slay, × surely, × very suddenly, × in (no) wise.
to die, kill, have one executed
to die (as penalty), be put to death
to die, perish (of a nation)
to die prematurely (by neglect of wise moral conduct)
(Polel) to kill, put to death, dispatch
(Hiphil) to kill, put to death
to be killed, be put to death
to die prematurely
Used in 695 Verses, 28 Books 779  Occurrence Count
מָוֶת , masculine noun, mavet — death (value 446)
H4194, מָוֶת mâveth, maw'-veth; from H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin:—(be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
death, dying, Death (personified), realm of the dead
death by violence (as a penalty)
state of death, place of death
Used in 152 Verses, 27 Books 155  Occurrence Count
מָנָה , verb, mana — to count, number, reckon (value 95)
H4487, מָנָה mânâh, maw-naw'; a primitive root; properly, to weigh out; by implication, to allot or constitute officially; also to enumerate or enroll:—appoint, count, number, prepare, set, tell.
to count, reckon, number, assign, tell, appoint, prepare
to count, number
reckon, assign, appoint
to be counted, be numbered
to be reckoned, be assigned
(Piel) to appoint, ordain
(Pual) appointed (participle)
Used in 27 Verses, 14 Books 28  Occurrence Count
נָכָה , verb, nakha — to smite (value 75)
H5221, נָכָה nâkâh, naw-kaw'; a primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively):—beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), × go forward, × indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, × surely, wound.
to strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill
(Niphal) to be stricken or smitten
(Pual) to be stricken or smitten
to smite, strike, beat, scourge, clap, applaud, give a thrust
to smite, kill, slay (man or beast)
to smite, attack, attack and destroy, conquer, subjugate, ravage
to smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy
(Hophal) to be smitten
to receive a blow
to be wounded
to be beaten
to be (fatally) smitten, be killed, be slain
to be attacked and captured
to be smitten (with disease)
to be blighted (of plants)
Used in 461 Verses, 31 Books 496  Occurrence Count
נֶפֶשׁ , feminine noun, nefesh — a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion (value 430)
H5315, נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.
soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
living being (with life in the blood)
the man himself, self, person or individual
seat of the appetites
seat of emotions and passions
activity of mind
activity of the will
activity of the character
Used in 683 Verses, 31 Books 748  Occurrence Count
עַל , conjunction, preposition, ʿal — upon, above, over (value 100)
H5921, עַל ʻal, al; properly, the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications:—above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, × as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, × both and, by (reason of), × had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-) on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, × with.
upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
above, beyond, over (of excess)
above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
over (of suspension or extension)
by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
to (as a dative)
because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Used in 4492 Verses, 39 Books 5753  Occurrence Count
עָלַף , verb, ʿalaf — to cover (value 180)
H5968, עָלַף ʻâlaph, aw-laf'; a primitive root; to veil or cover; figuratively, to be languid:—faint, overlaid, wrap self.
(Pual) covered, encrusted (participle)
(Hithpael) to enwrap oneself, disguise oneself, faint
Used in 5 Verses, 5 Books 5  Occurrence Count
קָדִים , masculine noun, kadiym — east, east wind (value 154)
H6921, קָדִים qâdîym, kaw-deem'; or קָדִם qâdim; from H6923; the fore or front part; hence (by orientation) the East (often adverbially, eastward, for brevity the east wind):—east(-ward, wind).
east, east wind
east (of direction)
Used in 64 Verses, 10 Books 69  Occurrence Count
רֹאשׁ , masculine noun, rosh — head (value 501)
H7218, רֹאשׁ rôʼsh, roshe; from an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.):—band, beginning, captain, chapiter, chief(-est place, man, things), company, end, × every (man), excellent, first, forefront, (be-)head, height, (on) high(-est part, (priest)), × lead, × poor, principal, ruler, sum, top.
head, top, summit, upper part, chief, total, sum, height, front, beginning
head (of man, animals)
top, tip (of mountain)
height (of stars)
chief, head (of man, city, nation, place, family, priest)
head, front, beginning
chief, choicest, best
head, division, company, band
Used in 547 Verses, 35 Books 597  Occurrence Count
רוּחַ , feminine noun, ruah — breath, wind, spirit (value 214)
H7307, רוּחַ rûwach, roo'-akh; from H7306; wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions):—air, anger, blast, breath, × cool, courage, mind, × quarter, × side, spirit(-ual), tempest, × vain, (whirl-) wind(-y).
wind, breath, mind, spirit
quarter (of wind), side
breath of air
vain, empty thing
spirit (as that which breathes quickly in animation or agitation)
spirit, animation, vivacity, vigour
spirit, disposition (as troubled, bitter, discontented)
disposition (of various kinds), unaccountable or uncontrollable impulse
spirit (of the living, breathing being in man and animals)
as gift, preserved by God, God's spirit, departing at death, disembodied being
spirit (as seat of emotion)
as seat or organ of mental acts
rarely of the will
as seat especially of moral character
Spirit of God, the third person of the triune God, the Holy Spirit, coequal, coeternal with the Father and the Son
as inspiring ecstatic state of prophecy
as impelling prophet to utter instruction or warning
imparting warlike energy and executive and administrative power
as endowing men with various gifts
as energy of life
as manifest in the Shekinah glory
never referred to as a depersonalised force
Used in 348 Verses, 32 Books 378  Occurrence Count
שָׁאַל , verb, shaʾal — to ask, inquire (value 331)
H7592, שָׁאַל shâʼal, shaw-al'; or שָׁאֵל shâʼêl; a primitive root; to inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand:—ask (counsel, on), beg, borrow, lay to charge, consult, demand, desire, × earnestly, enquire, greet, obtain leave, lend, pray, request, require, salute, × straitly, × surely, wish.
to ask, enquire, borrow, beg
to ask, ask for
to ask (as a favour), borrow
to enquire, enquire of
to enquire of, consult (of deity, oracle)
(Niphal) to ask for oneself, ask leave of absence
to enquire, enquire carefully
to beg, practise beggary
to be given on request
to grant, make over to, let (one) ask (successfully) or give or lend on request (then) grant or make over to
Used in 157 Verses, 27 Books 166  Occurrence Count
שֶׁמֶשׁ , masculine/feminine noun, shemesh — sun (value 640)
H8121, שֶׁמֶשׁ shemesh, sheh'-mesh; from an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (architectural) a notched battlement:— east side(-ward), sun (rising), west(-ward), window. See also H1053.
sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction)
sun (as object of illicit worship)
openly, publicly (in other phrases)
pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining)
Used in 127 Verses, 28 Books 134  Occurrence Count
|Jonah 4:8Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיְהִ֣י ׀ כִּזְרֹ֣חַ הַשֶּׁ֗מֶשׁ וַיְמַ֨ן אֱלֹהִ֜ים ר֤וּחַ קָדִים֙ חֲרִישִׁ֔ית וַתַּ֥ךְ הַשֶּׁ֛מֶשׁ עַל־רֹ֥אשׁ יוֹנָ֖ה וַיִּתְעַלָּ֑ף וַיִּשְׁאַ֤ל אֶת־נַפְשׁוֹ֙ לָמ֔וּת וַיֹּ֕אמֶר ט֥וֹב מוֹתִ֖י מֵחַיָּֽי׃
|Verse #22577 (Ch. #893) — 22 words, 87 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And it came to pass, when the sun
|and the sun
|upon the head
|that he fainted,
|It is better
|for me to die
|than to live.
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