|Born||9th century BC|
|Died||8th century BC|
|Major shrine||Tomb of Jonah (destroyed), Mosul, Iraq|
|Feast||September 21 – Roman Catholicism
Jonah or Jonas (Hebrew: יוֹנָה, Modern Yona, Tiberian Yônā ; dove; Arabic: يونس Yūnus, Yūnis or يونان Yūnān ; Latin: Ionas) is the name given in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament) to a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the 8th century BC. He is the eponymous central figure in the Book of Jonah, famous for being swallowed by a fish or a whale, depending on translation. The biblical narrative of Jonah is repeated, with a few notable differences, in the Quran.