فكَمَا كَانَ يُونَانُ في بَطْنِ الحُوتِ ثَلاثَةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال، كَذلِكَ سَيَكُونُ ٱبْنُ الإِنْسَانِ في قَلْبِ الأَرْضِ ثَلاثةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال/For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth

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فكَمَا كَانَ يُونَانُ في بَطْنِ الحُوتِ ثَلاثَةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال، كَذلِكَ سَيَكُونُ ٱبْنُ الإِنْسَانِ في قَلْبِ الأَرْضِ ثَلاثةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال
إنجيل القدّيس متّى12/من38حتى45/أَجَابَ بَعْضُ الكَتَبَةِ والفَرِّيِسِيِّينَ يَسوعَ قَائِلين: «يَا مُعَلِّم، نُرِيدُ أَنْ نَرَى مِنْكَ آيَة». فَأَجَابَ وقَالَ لَهُم: «جِيْلٌ شِرِّيرٌ فَاجِرٌ يَطْلُبُ آيَة، ولَنْ يُعْطَى آيَةً إِلاَّ آيَةَ يُونَانَ النَّبِيّ. فكَمَا كَانَ يُونَانُ في بَطْنِ الحُوتِ ثَلاثَةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال، كَذلِكَ سَيَكُونُ ٱبْنُ الإِنْسَانِ في قَلْبِ الأَرْضِ ثَلاثةَ أَيَّامٍ وثَلاثَ لَيَال. رِجَالُ نِينَوَى سَيَقُومُونَ في الدَّيْنُونَةِ مَعَ هذَا الجِيلِ ويَدِينُونَهُ، لأَنَّهُم تَابُوا بِإِنْذَارِ يُونَان، وهَا هُنَا أَعْظَمُ مِنْ يُونَان! مَلِكَةُ الجَنُوبِ سَتَقُومُ في الدَّيْنُونَةِ مَعَ هذَا الجِيلِ وتَدِينُهُ، لأَنَّهَا جَاءَتْ مِنْ أَقَاصِي الأَرضِ لِتَسْمَعَ حِكْمَةَ سُلَيْمَان، وهَا هُنَا أَعْظَمُ مِنْ سُلَيْمَان! إِنَّ الرُّوحَ النَّجِس، إِذَا خَرَجَ مِنَ الإِنْسَان، يَطُوفُ في أَمَاكِنَ لا مَاءَ فيهَا، يَطْلُبُ الرَّاحَةَ فلا يَجِدُهَا. حينَئِذٍ يَقُول: سَأَعُودُ إِلى بَيْتِي الَّذي خَرَجْتُ مِنْهُ. ويَعُودُ فَيَجِدُهُ خَالِيًا، مَكْنُوسًا، مُزَيَّنًا. حينَئِذٍ يَذْهَبُ ويَجْلُبُ مَعَهُ سَبْعَةَ أَرْوَاحٍ آخَرِينَ أَكْثَرَ مِنْهُ شَرًّا، ويَدْخُلُونَ ويَسْكُنُونَ في ذلِكَ الإِنْسَان، فَتَكُونُ حَالَتُهُ الأَخِيْرَةُ أَسْوَأَ مِنْ حَالَتِهِ الأُولى. هكَذَا سَيَكُونُ أَيْضًا لِهذَا الجِيلِ الشِّرِّير!».

For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth
Matthew12/38-45: Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from you.” He answered, “A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here. The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for she came from the ends of the earth to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, and now something greater than Solomon is here. “When an impure spirit comes out of a person, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order.Then it goes and takes with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that person is worse than the first. That is how it will be with this wicked generation.”

بِالإِيْمَانِ رَاحَابُ البَغِيُّ لَمْ تَهْلِكْ مَعَ الَّذِينَ عَصَوا، لأَنَّهَا قَبِلَتِ الجَاسُوسَينِ بِسَلام
الرسالة إلى العبرانيّين11/من23حتى31/“يا إخوَتِي، بِالإِيْمَانِ مُوسَى، لَمَّا وُلِدَ، أَخْفَاهُ أَبَواهُ ثَلاَثَةَ أَشْهُر، لأَنَّهُمَا رَأَيَا ٱلصَّبِيَّ جَمِيلاً، ولَمْ يَرْهَبَا أَمْرَ المَلِك. بِالإِيْمَانِ مُوسَى، لَمَّا كَبُرَ، أَبَى أَنْ يُدْعَى ٱبْنًا لٱبْنَةِ فِرْعَون، وٱخْتَارَ المَشَقَّةَ معَ شَعْبِ اللهِ على التَّمَتُّعِ الوَقْتِيِّ بِالْخَطِيئَة، حَاسِبًا عَارَ المَسِيحِ غِنًى أَعْظَمَ مِنْ كُنُوزِ مِصْر، لأَنَّهُ كانَ يَتَطَلَّعُ إِلى المُكافَأَة.
بِالإِيْمَانِ تَرَكَ مِصْر، ولَمْ يَخْشَ غَضَبَ المَلِك، وثَبَتَ على عَزْمِهِ، كَأَنَّهُ يَرَى مَا لا يُرَى. بِالإِيْمَانِ صَنَعَ الفِصْحَ ورَشَّ الدَّمّ، لِئَلاَّ يَمَسَّهُم مُهْلِكُ الأَبْكَار. بِالإِيْمَانِ عَبَرَ بَنُو إِسْرائِيلَ البَحْرَ الأَحْمَر، كَمَا على أَرْضٍ يَابِسَة، ولَمَّا حَاوَلَ المِصْرِيُّونَ عُبُورَهُ غَرِقُوا. بِالإِيْمَانِ سَقَطَتْ أَسْوَارُ أَرِيْحَا، بَعْدَ الطَّوَافِ حَولَهَا سَبْعَةَ أَيَّام.
بِالإِيْمَانِ رَاحَابُ البَغِيُّ لَمْ تَهْلِكْ مَعَ الَّذِينَ عَصَوا، لأَنَّهَا قَبِلَتِ الجَاسُوسَينِ بِسَلام.”

By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she had received the spies in peace
Letter to the Hebrews 11/23-31: “By faith Moses was hidden by his parents for three months after his birth, because they saw that the child was beautiful; and they were not afraid of the king’s edict. By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called a son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to share ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He considered abuse suffered for the Christ to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to the reward. By faith he left Egypt, unafraid of the king’s anger; for he persevered as though he saw him who is invisible. By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel. By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as if it were dry land, but when the Egyptians attempted to do so they were drowned. By faith the walls of Jericho fell after they had been encircled for seven days. By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she had received the spies in peace.