Jonah 3:2
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Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching that I bid you.

Nineveh. Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, was situated on the eastern bank of the river Tigris, opposite the present Mosul, about

280 miles north of Babylon,

400 N. E. of Damascus, in latitude


20 N. longitude


10' E. It was not only a very ancient, (Ge

10:11,) but also a very great city. Strabo says that it was much larger than Babylon, the circuit of which he estimates at

385 furlongs; and, according to Diodorus Siculus, it was an oblong parallelogram, extending

150 furlongs in length,

90 in breadth, and

480 in circumference, i.e., about

20 miles long,

12 broad, and

60 in compass. This agrees with the account given here of its being an exceeding great city of three days' journey, i.e., in circuit; for

20 miles a day was the common computation for a pedestrian. It was surrounded by large walls

100 feet high, so broad that three chariots could drive abreast on them, and defended by

1,500 towers

200 feet in height. See notes on Nahum.


Jonah 1:2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

Zephaniah 2:13-15 And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness...


Jeremiah 1:17 You therefore gird up your loins, and arise, and speak to them all that I command you: be not dismayed at their faces...

Jeremiah 15:19-21 Therefore thus said the LORD, If you return, then will I bring you again, and you shall stand before me...

Ezekiel 2:7 And you shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.

Ezekiel 3:17 Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Matthew 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

John 5:14 Afterward Jesus finds him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, you are made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come to you.

Strong's Concordance
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.
Topical Bible
Arise Bid Message Nineveh Nin'eveh Preach Preaching Proclaim Proclamation Rise Speaking Town
Jonah Chapter 3 Verse 2

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OT Prophets: Jonah 3:2 Arise go to Nineveh that great city (Jon. Jh)
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