Category Archives: Jonah’s “Big Fish” Story

Jonah’s “Big Fish” Story 3: Jonah and the Sailors (1:1-16)

[I will be republishing my series on the Hebrew text of Jonah for my current introductory Hebrew class since I had to go back and fix the Hebrew in the posts] The first chapter of the book of Jonah begins … Continue reading

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Jonah’s “Big Fish” Story 2: Resources for the Study of the Book of Jonah

There are a number of excellent resources for the study of the book of Jonah. While this post is by no means exhastive, I have tried to highlight the primary resources. Feel free to add your own opinions in the … Continue reading

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Jonah’s “Big Fish” Story 1: An Introduction to the Series

I have always enjoyed working through the book of Jonah with my Hebrew students. The book is a great introduction to Hebrew grammar, syntax, narrative, and poetry — and it is short enough to translate and discuss in a few … Continue reading

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