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Bible Verse Dictionary

Jonah 4:8 - Beat

Jonah 4:8 - And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And it came to pass H1961 הָיָה
when the sun H8121 שֶׁמֶשׁ
did arise H2224 זָרַח
that God H430 אֱלֹהִים
prepared H4487 מָנָה
a vehement H2759 חֲרִישִׁי
east H6921 קָדִים
wind H7307 רוּחַ
and the sun H8121 שֶׁמֶשׁ
beat H5221 נָכָה
upon H5921 עַל
the head H7218 רֹאשׁ
of Jonah H3124 יוֹנָה
that he fainted H5968 עָלַף
and wished H7592 שָׁאַל
in H854 אֵת
himself H5315 נֶפֶשׁ
to die H4191 מוּת
and said H559 אָמַר
It is better H2896 טוֹב
for me to die H4191 מוּת
than to live H4480 מִן


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.