It’s fun to switch words around a bit sometimes–not to change the meaning, but just to make it look more dramatic, poetic…

“I’ve been thrown away,
    thrown out.
       Out of your sight.
You threw me into ocean’s depths.

Ocean gripped me by the throat.
The ancient Abyss grabbed me
    and held tight.
My head was all tangled in seaweed
          at the bottom of the sea
where the mountains take root.

I was as far down as a body can go
    the gates were slamming shut behind me forever
When my life was slipping away, I remembered GOD…
I’m worshiping you, calling out in thanksgiving!”

Then God spoke to the fish, and it vomited up Jonah on the seashore.
(Jonah 2, from The Message)

Jonah starts out talking about being rescued from a watery grave, while he’s still in the belly of the whale.  Perhaps he’s simply remembering another time when God rescued him, in order to remind himself that God can do it again.  At any rate, he’s full of worship and praise while still in the depths.  And of course, it’s after he promises to do as God is asking, that he gets spit out.
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