And Jonas prayed to the Lord his God out of the belly of the fish.
2 And he said: I cried out of my affliction to the Lord, and he heard me: I cried out of the belly of hell, and thou hast heard my voice.
3 And thou hast cast me forth into the deep in the heart of the sea, and a flood hath compassed me: all thy billows, and thy waves have passed over me.
4 And I said: I am cast away out of the sight of thy eyes: but yet I shall see thy holy temple again.
5 The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.
6 I went down to the lowest parts of the mountains: the bars of the earth have shut me up for ever: and thou wilt bring up my life from corruption, O Lord my God.
7 When my soul was in distress within me, I remembered the Lord: that my prayer may come to thee, unto thy holy temple.
8 They that are vain observe vanities, forsake their own mercy.
9 But I with the voice of praise will sacrifice to thee: I will pay whatsoever I have vowed for my salvation to the Lord.
10 And the Lord spoke to the fish: and it vomited out Jonas upon the dry land.