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Noun: jonah
  1. A person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
    - jinx
Noun: Jonah  jow-nu
  1. A book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
    - Book of Jonah
     
  2. (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

Derived forms: Jonahs, jonahs

Type of: book, prophet, unfortunate, unfortunate person

Part of: Nebiim, Old Testament, Prophets

Encyclopedia: Jonah, TX