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Jonah 4:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jehovah said, Doest thou well to be angry?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD said, “Do you have good reason to be angry?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jehovah said, Doest thou well to be angry?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then said Yahweh, Art thou rightly angry?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jehovah saith, 'Is doing good displeasing to thee?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the Lord said: Dost thou think thou hast reason to be angry?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the Lord said to Jonah{gr.Jonas}, Art thou very much grieved?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then said Yahweh, Doest thou well to be angry?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then said 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Doest thou well 3190
{3190} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causatively) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right).
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
to be angry? 2734
{2734} Prime
A primitive root (compare H2787); to glow or grow warm; figuratively (usually) to blaze up, of anger, zeal, jealousy.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jonah 4:4

_ _ Doest thou well to be angry? — or grieved; rather as the Margin, “Art thou much angry,” or “grieved?” [Fairbairn with the Septuagint and Syriac]. But English Version suits the spirit of the passage, and is quite tenable in the Hebrew [Gesenius].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jonah 4:4

Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be (d) angry?

(d) Will you judge when I do things for my glory, and when I do not?

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Doest thou well to be angry:
or, Art thou greatly angry,
Jonah 4:9 And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, [even] unto death.
Numbers 20:11-12 And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts [also]. ... And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.
Numbers 20:24 Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water of Meribah.
Psalms 106:32-33 They angered [him] also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes: ... Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.
Micah 6:3 O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.
Matthew 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
James 1:19-20 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: ... For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
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