[ US /ˈdʒoʊnə/ ]
  1. a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
  2. (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
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  • Ishmael would speak for them at midcentury in Moby Dick, as he dismissed learned commentary on cetology, called on Jonah and seamen with callused hands for support and declared the whale a spouting fish with a horizontal tail. Thar She Blows! 19th-Century Court Case Harpoons a Whale of a Story
  • Testament the story of Jonah misquoted, and and by a small transposition a la mode de Surenhusius, representing that “Jonah swallowed the whale! The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old
  • Except the gangster is also forcing money from Jonah and Olaf, forcing the timid men to contemplate killing him to protect Stella and themselves. Night Flights: March 2010 Edition « Screaming Blue Reviews
  • Jonah was a good batsman, which made up for his lack of ability with the bat, preferring to field at mid-off.
  • Jonah Jameson is constantly on his case about being there for the trial but something about the boy is keeping Ben to his original story. Back-Issue: Daredevil Wake Up « Giant Killer Squid - Film, Comics, News, Reviews and more
  • The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale.
  • JONAH BOKAER'S new "Anchises," which features an intriguing set of collaborators; the design group Harrison Atelier, a commissioned score by Loren Dempster, and the former Cunningham dancer Valda Setterfield, who should never be missed. NYT > Home Page
  • Jonah rigged up a narrow plywood sheet with screws threaded in at various points; it's now our camera mount and steadicam in one.
  • I found the post at "dokeo kago grapho soi kratistos Theophilos" on the Sign of Jonah to be particularly interesting. Christian Carnival CVI
  • Jonah is a talent but should really think twice about losing some weight or he is going to be another John Candy or John Belushi. blog comments powered by Disqus Jonah Hill and Director David Gordon Green to Pair Up for THE SITTER –
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