15 If You are going to treat me like this, please kill me right now.(A) If You are pleased with me,(B) don’t let me see my misery[a] anymore.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 11:15 Ancient Jewish tradition reads Your misery

And now, Lord, please take my life from me,(A) for it is better for me to die than to live.”(B)

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As the sun was rising, God appointed a scorching east wind.(A) The sun beat down so much on Jonah’s head(B) that he almost fainted, and he wanted to die. He said, “It’s better for me to die than to live.”(C)

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