Word Summary
Yonah: an Israelite prophet
Original Word: יוֹנָה
Transliteration: Yonah
Phonetic Spelling: (yo-naw')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: an Israelite prophet
Meaning: Jonah -- an Israelite prophet
Strong's Concordance

The same as yownah; Jonah, an Israelite -- Jonah.

see HEBREW yownah


H3124. Yonah

II. יוֺנָהproper name, masculine prophet, according to 2 Kings 14:25 he was הַנָּבִיא‎ son of אֲמִתַּי‎, from הַחֵפֶר גַּת‎ and predicted the recovery of Israel's territory which Jeroboam II effected; he is also the principal figure of the Book of Jonah: 1:1 (בֶּןאֲֿמִתַּי‎), 1:3; 1:5; 1:7; 1:15; 2:1 (twice in verse); 2:2, 11; 3:1, 3, 4; 4:1, 5, 6 (twice in verse); 4:8-9,.

III. הַיּוֺנָה‎ see יָנָה‎ Participle