- Chapter 1
- Jonah is sent to call Nineveh to repentance—He flees on a ship, is cast into the sea, and is swallowed by a great fish.
- Chapter 2
- Jonah prays to the Lord, and the fish vomits him out on dry ground.
- Chapter 3
- Jonah prophesies the downfall of Nineveh—The people repent, and the city is saved.
- Chapter 4
- Jonah is displeased with the Lord for His mercy upon the people—The Lord rebukes him.