The Outline of the Book of Jonah

from a Jewish Perspective

I. INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK OF JONAH (Ac)

A. Jonah’s Authenticity and Historicity (Ad)

B. Jonah Among the Prophetic Books (Ae)

C. Jonah’s and God’s Way in the World (Af)

D. Jonah’s Message (Ag)

E. Jonah’s Good News (Ah)

II. JONAH FLEES FROM THE LORD (Ai) 1:1-16

A. The Word of the LORD came to Jonah: Go to Nineveh (Aj) 1:1-2

B. Jonah Flees From the LORD (Ak) 1:3

C. Jonah and the Violent Storm (Al) 1:4-16

1. But the LORD Sent a Great Wind on the Sea (Am) 1:4-6

2. They Drew Lots and Jonah was Singled Out (An) 1:7

3. I am a Hebrew, and I Fear ADONAI, the God of Heaven (Ao) 1:8-10

4. Then They Took Jonah and Threw Him Overboard (Ap) 1:11-16

III. JONAH AND THE GREAT WHALE (Aq) 1:17 and 2:10

A. The LORD Prepared a Great Whale to Swallow Jonah (Ar) 1:17 to 2:1

B. The Sign of Jonah (As) Matthew 12:38-41 and Luke 11:29-32

C. Jonah’s Prayer (At) 2:2-9

D. Then the LORD Commanded the Whale and it Vomited Jonah Out (Au) 2:10

IV. JONAH AND THE GREAT CITY (Av) 3:1-10

A. Jonah Goes to Nineveh (Aw) 3:1-3a

B. The Ninevites Believed God (Ax) 3:3b-10

V. JONAH AND THE PLANT (Ay) 4:1-11

A. Jonah’s Anger at the LORD’s Mercy (Az) 4:1-3

B. Jonah Had Gone Out and Sat Down Outside of the City (Ba) 4:4-11

 

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