Jonah 3:1

And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying,
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Haimo of Auxerre

AD 865
This is not uttered with reproach, nor is he asked, "Why did you not do what I commanded?" Indeed the hard correction of being shipwrecked and being swallowed was sufficient.


AD 420
LXX: 'and the message of God came to Jonah a second time, saying, arise, go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach there this message that I have told you'. He did not say to the prophet, "why have you not done what you were ordered to do?." But the punishment of the shipwreck and his drowning are enough for him to understand the Lord, the liberator, whom he hadn't known to be ordering. Moreover it is superfluous to see his wounds as those of a false servant of God, once he has been smitten, for such a punishment is less of a correction than a reproof. And our Lord is sent to Nineveh a second time after his resurrection: he who had fled by whatever means beforehand when he said, "My Father, if it is possible let this cup pass me by", and who had not wanted to give bread of children to dogs, now the children have cried out, "crucify him, crucify him! we have no king except Caesar", he makes his way towards Nineveh of his own accord to preach after his resurrection that he underwent as h...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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