Feb 23, 2021
believes that Jonah was subject to the condemnation of death that he issued against himself by his own will, so that the Gentile mariners would not perish. The Messiah the Savior was transfigured before him, who will come to the world to die by His own will for the sake of humanity. Death did not trouble Jonah for he became a type for the Giver of Life who will die to raise humanity.
Saint Jacob of Serugh