Jonah 1:1

Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,
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Cyril of Alexandria

AD 444
The Divinely inspired Jonah was the son of Amittai, and came from Gath-hepher, a little city or town of the land of the Jews, so the story goes. You could find Jonah uttering a great number of oracles to the Jewish people, transmitting the words from God on high and clearly foretelling the future. Though no other prophetic text from him is extant than this one, though, the divinely inspired Scripture confirms that he continued predicting to the Jewish masses what would happen in the future times.
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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