Jonah 4:9

“And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jonah 4:9

And God said to Ionah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? and he said, I doe well to be angry, euen vnto death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then God said to Jonah, "Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant? And he said, "I have good reason to be angry, even to death.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord said to Jonah, Have you any right to be angry about the vine? And he said, I have a right to be truly angry.
- Basic English Bible

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, unto death.
- Darby Bible

And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even to death.
- Webster's Bible

God said to Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry about the vine?" He said, "I am right to be angry, even to death."
- World English Bible

And God saith unto Jonah: `Is doing good displeasing to thee, because of the gourd?' and he saith, `To do good is displeasing to me -- unto death.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God said to Jonah: 'Art thou greatly angry for the gourd?' And he said: 'I am greatly angry, even unto death.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jonah 4:9

Wesley's Notes for Jonah 4:9


4:9 I do well to be angry - If in the violence of this passion I should die (as some have) yet were I not to blame. What a speech! Verily the law made nothing perfect!


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