1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1:2 'Rise, go unto Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim against it that their wickedness hath come up before Me.'
1:3 And Jonah riseth to flee to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah, and goeth down [to] Joppa, and findeth a ship going [to] Tarshish, and he giveth its fare, and goeth down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah.
1:5 and the mariners are afraid, and cry each unto his god, and cast the goods that [are] in the ship into the sea, to make [it] light of them; and Jonah hath gone down unto the sides of the vessel, and he lieth down, and is fast asleep.
1:6 And the chief of the company draweth near to him, and saith to him, 'Whatto thee, O sleeper? rise, call unto thy God, it may be God doth bethink himself of us, and we do not perish.'
1:7 And they say each unto his neighbour, 'Come, and we cast lots, and we know on whose account this evil [is] on us.' And they cast lots, and the lot falleth on Jonah.
1:8 And they say unto him, 'Declare to us, we pray thee, on what account this evil [is] on us? what [is] thine occupation, and whence comest thou? what [is] thy country, seeing thou art not of this people?'
1:11 ¶ And they say unto him, 'What do we do to thee that the sea may cease from us, for the sea is more and more tempestuous?'
1:12 And he saith unto them, 'Lift me up, and cast me into the sea, and the sea doth cease from you; for I know that on my account this great tempest [is] upon you.'
1:13 And the men row to turn back unto the dry land, and are not able, for the sea is more and more tempestuous against them.
1:14 And they cry unto Jehovah, and say, 'We pray Thee, O Jehovah, let us not, we pray Thee, perish for this man's life, and do not lay on us innocent blood, for Thou, Jehovah, as Thou hast pleased, Thou hast done.'
1:15 And they lift up Jonah, and cast him into the sea, and the sea ceaseth from its raging;
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