Muslim Art ORIGINAL PAINTING Prophet Jonah Turkish Miniature, Islamic Religious Art, Muslim Gift, Turkish Islamic Frame Gold Home Decor
* Materials used: gold foil, gouache and vintage book sheet
* Framed size: 12" x 15" (31 cm x 38 cm)
* Framed in the new frame with two layers of glass
* The painting will be shipped with the frame as shown on the photo
Jonah is the central figure of the Book of Jonah, in which he is called upon by God to travel to Nineveh and warn its residents of impending divine wrath. Instead, Jonah boards a ship to Tarshish. Caught in a storm, he orders the ship's crew to cast him overboard, whereupon he is swallowed by a giant fish. Three days later, after Jonah agrees to go to Nineveh, the fish vomits him out onto the shore. Jonah successfully convinces the entire city of Nineveh to repent.
In Judaism, the story of Jonah represents the teaching of teshuva, which is the ability to repent and be forgiven by God.
In the New Testament, Jesus calls himself "greater than Jonah" and promises the Pharisees "the sign of Jonah", which is his resurrection. Early Christian interpreters viewed Jonah as a type for Jesus.
Jonah is regarded as a prophet in Islam and the biblical narrative of Jonah is repeated, with a few notable differences, in the Quran.
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