Jonah 4 :7

Jonah 4 :7 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

King James Version (KJV)

But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

American Standard Version (ASV)

But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd, that it withered.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But early on the morning after, God made ready a worm for the destruction of the vine, and it became dry and dead.

Webster's Revision

But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

World English Bible

But God prepared a worm at dawn the next day, and it chewed on the vine, so that it withered.

English Revised Version (ERV)

But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd, that it withered.

Definitions for Jonah 4 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Jonah 4 :7

But God prepared a worm - By being eaten through the root, the plant, losing its nourishment, would soon wither; and this was the case in the present instance.

Barnes' Commentary on Jonah 4 :7

When the morning rose - , i. e., in the earliest dawn, before the actual sunrise. For one day Jonah enjoyed the refreshment of the palm-christ. In early dawn, it still promised the shadow; just ere it was most needed, at God's command, it withered.

Wesley's Commentary on Jonah 4 :7

4:7 Prepared - By the same power which caused the gourd suddenly to spring, and spread itself. It smote - Which early next morning, bit the root, so that the whole gourd withered.
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