- 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
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.
So Ahab went into his house sullen and in bad humor because of what Naboth had said to him.
They proclaimed a fast and put Naboth in front of the people.
- 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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