Jonah Worksheet

Jonah Worksheet

God called Jonah to go to the city of Nineveh and preach against it because of its __________.

The city was more than ____ hundred miles from Jonah's hometown of Gath Hepher.

Jonah ran away from God and went to _____, where he found a ship bound for the port of Tarshish.

Jonah sailed for Tarshish, which was located in the ________ direction from Nineveh.

While the ship was at sea, a violent _____ arose and the sailors were afraid.

The sailors cast lots to see who was responsible for the ________, and the lot fell on Jonah.

Jonah told the sailors, "'Pick me up and _____ me into the sea . . . and it will become calm. I know that it is my _____ that this great storm has come upon you'"(1:12).

They threw Jonah overboard, and the Lord provided a great ____ to swallow Jonah.

While inside the fish, Jonah ______ and told God that he would do what God wanted him to do.

"The Lord _________ the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land"(2:10).

Then the Lord told Jonah to go to Nineveh and proclaim the _______ He would give him.

Jonah went to Nineveh and preached, "'Forty more days and Nineveh will be __________'"(3:4).

"The Ninevites ________ God"and declared a fast! Even the ____ put on sackcloth and issued a decree that everyone must fast and call urgently on God and give up their ____ ways.

God had __________ on the Ninevites and didn't bring on them the destruction He had threatened.

Jonah was angry because the Assyrians were Israel's _______ and were wicked, brutal, vicious and cruel. Jonah wanted them to be ______.

God told him, "'Nineveh has more than a hundred and twenty thousand ______ who cannot tell their right hand from their left . . . . Should I not be concerned about that great city?'"(4:11).

Jonah is the only Minor Prophet mentioned by _____ in the New Testament.

Memory Verse: "God will bring to judgment both the righteous and the wicked"(Ecclesiastes 3:17).


Go to the Word

Match each Scripture reference below with the correct verse, and then fill in the missing words.

Jonah 1:13 Jonah 4:6 Jonah 2:1 Jonah 3:1

Jonah 3:10 Jonah 3:5 Jonah 1:6 Jonah 4:1

"Instead, the men did their best to ___ back to land. But they could not, Jonah ______

for the sea grew even wilder than before."

"Then the ____ of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 'Go to the great Jonah ______

city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.'"

"But Jonah was greatly __________ and became angry."Jonah ______

"Then the Lord God provided a ____ and made it grow up over Jonah to Jonah ______

give shade for his head to ease his __________, and Jonah was very

_____ about the vine."

"When God saw what they did and how they ______ from their evil ways, Jonah ______

he had __________ and did not bring upon them the ___________ he had


"The Ninevites ________ God. They declared a fast, and all of them, from Jonah ______

the ________ to the _____, put on sackcloth."

"The captain went to him and said, 'How can you _____? Get up and call Jonah ______

on your god! Maybe he will take notice of us, and we will not ______.'"

"From inside the fish Jonah ______ to the Lord his God." Jonah ______

By: Warren Simmons