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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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  • Irish land hunger is foreshadowed in the story of Naboth and his vineyard.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Why did Ahab not dare to arrest Elijah at the door of Naboth's vineyard?

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • So Ahab went into his house sullen and in bad humor because of what Naboth had said to him.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • The leaders and officials of Naboth's city did as Jezebel commanded in her letters to them.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • They proclaimed a fast and put Naboth in front of the people.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • Near him lived a man by the name of Naboth, who had a vineyard.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • She was the instigator and the executer of the crime against Naboth.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • 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
  • It is Naboth's vineyard made abhorrent to Ahab on the day he entered it.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

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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