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Jonah—the runaway prophet who became depressed when the city where he preached repented and was spared destruction—seems a mostly unlikely figure to prefigure Jesus Christ.The Old Testament account of Jonah is a familiar one: God calls the prophet to preach against Nineveh, warning the ancient Assyrian city that its wickedness had angered God.We know that Jesus sacrificed Himself for our sakes, but we may forget that Jonah did the same for his shipmates—perhaps the only truly selfless act he committed. If Jonah sacrificed himself, in a small way foreshadowing Christ’s one-time perfect sacrifice, then it only makes sense to see the ship in the Jonah story as parallel with the cross. Augustine implicitly compares the ship of Jonah with the cross: “As, therefore, Jonah passed from the ship to the belly of the whale, so Christ passed from the cross to the sepulcher, or into the abyss of death.” One contemporary Coptic Orthodox commentator also links the two, writing that Jonah fell asleep in the ship just as Christ fell into the ‘sleep’ of death on the cross (source here). The retching whale may be an aesthetically unsettling prefigurement of the resurrection, but that didn’t stop several Church fathers like St. Cyril of Jerusalem from making an explicit connection between the two. The storm that caused the Genesis flood lasted 40 days. Most of the prophets we encounter in the Old Testament are sent to convert Israel back to God.It was Jonah, not the shipmates, who suggested that tossing him overboard would be their salvation (Jonah ). The Israelites wandered in the desert for 40 years. Jonah is one of the few sent to Gentiles (the Assyrians of Nineveh).

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