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Naboth

[ney-both, -bohth] /ˈneɪ bɒθ, -boʊθ/
noun
1.
the owner of a vineyard coveted by Ahab, slain by the scheming of Jezebel so that Ahab could secure the vineyard. I Kings 21.
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  • She liked to possess a Naboth's Vineyard of her own, and appreciated it the more, when others would have liked to take it.

    The Mandarin's Fan Fergus Hume
  • Why did Ahab not dare to arrest Elijah at the door of Naboth's vineyard?

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • That was all the property to which Naboth had the shadow of a claim when I first saw him.

    Life's Handicap Rudyard Kipling
  • He says that the night before Jehu had seen the blood of Naboth and his sons in a dream.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • You heard to-day read for the first lesson, the story of Naboth and King Ahab.

    Sermons for the Times Charles Kingsley
  • Naboth, as was his right, would not part with the inheritance of his fathers.

    Training the Teacher A. F. Schauffler
  • She was the instigator and the executer of the crime against Naboth.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • You all remember how she did so; by falsely accusing Naboth of blasphemy.

    Sermons for the Times Charles Kingsley
  • They proclaimed a fast, and made Naboth sit among the chief of the people.

  • And they sent to Jezabel, saying: Naboth is stoned, and is dead.

British Dictionary definitions for Naboth

Naboth

/ˈneɪbɒθ/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) an inhabitant of Jezreel, murdered by King Ahab at the instigation of his wife Jezebel for refusing to sell his vineyard (I Kings 21)
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