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Jonah (peace be upon him)

Following is a brief summary about Jonah [Yūnus] (peace be upon them), interpreted from the Qur'ān.
Note: "Jonah" is an anglicised name.  In Hebrew, he is known as Yohah; and in Arabic, Yūnus (peace be upon him).
Indeed, Yūnus was among the messengers.  [Mention] when he ran away to the laden ship.
He drew lots 
[i.e., to determine who would be cast overboard in order to save the other passengers. Having been overloaded, the ship was on the verge of sinking] and was among the losers.
Then the fish swallowed him, while he was blameworthy [for having given up hope on his people prematurely and having left them without permission from God].  Had he not been of those who exalt God, he would have remained inside its belly until the Day they are resurrected [m
eaning that the belly of the fish would have become his grave].  But God threw him onto the open shore while he was ill and caused to grow over him a gourd vine.  And God returned him thereafter to his people of a hundred thousand or more.  And they believed, so God gave them enjoyment of life for a time.
(Al-Qur'ān, Chapter 37, verses 139-148)

And [mention] the man of the fish [i.e., 
Yūnus], when he went off in anger [at the disbelief of his people] and thought that God would not decree anything upon him.  And he called out within the darknesses [i.e. that of the night, of the sea, and of the fish's interior], "There is no deity except You; exalted are You. Indeed, I have been of the wrongdoers."
So God responded to him and saved him from the distress.  
And thus does God save the believers.
(Al-Qur'ān, Chapter 21, verses 87-88)