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Naboth

[ney-both, -bohth]
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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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Examples from the Web for naboth

Historical Examples

  • 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

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

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • 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

  • They proclaimed a fast and put Naboth in front of the people.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman


British Dictionary definitions for naboth

Naboth

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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