Jonah

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Jo·nah 1

 (jō′nə)
In the Bible, a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish and disgorged unharmed three days later.

[Hebrew yônâ, dove; see ywn in Semitic roots.]

Jo·nah 2

 (jō′nə)
n.
1. See Table at Bible.
2. One thought to bring bad luck.

[After Jonah.]

Jonah

(ˈdʒəʊnə) or

Jonas

n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. a Hebrew prophet who, having been thrown overboard from a ship in which he was fleeing from God, was swallowed by a great fish and vomited onto dry land
b. the book in which his adventures are recounted
2. a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him; jinx
ˌJonahˈesque adj

Jo•nah

(ˈdʒoʊ nə)

n.
1. a Minor Prophet who, for his impiety, was thrown overboard from his ship and swallowed by a large fish, remaining in its belly for three days before being cast up onto the shore unharmed.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
3. a person or thing regarded as bringing bad luck.
Jo`nah•esque′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jonah - (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a shipJonah - (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.jonah - a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
3.Jonah - a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Translations
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