2:1 Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly,
2:1 Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the fish's belly.

2:2 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, [and] thou heardest my voice.
2:2 And he said: "I cried out to the LORD because of my affliction, And He answered me. "Out of the belly of Sheol I cried, And You heard my voice.

2:3 For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.
2:3 For You cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the floods surrounded me; All Your billows and Your waves passed over me.

2:4 Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.
2:4 Then I said, 'I have been cast out of Your sight; Yet I will look again toward Your holy temple.'

2:5 The waters compassed me about, [even] to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
2:5 The waters surrounded me, even to my soul; The deep closed around me; Weeds were wrapped around my head.

2:6 I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars [was] about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.
2:6 I went down to the moorings of the mountains; The earth with its bars closed behind me forever; Yet You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD, my God.

2:7 When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
2:7 "When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the LORD; And my prayer went up to You, Into Your holy temple.

2:8 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
2:8 "Those who regard worthless idols Forsake their own Mercy.

2:9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay [that] that I have vowed. Salvation [is] of the LORD.
2:9 But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD."

2:10 And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry [land].
2:10 So the LORD spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.