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Naboth

[ ney-both, -bohth ]
/ ˈneɪ bɒθ, -boʊθ /
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noun

the owner of a vineyard coveted by Ahab, slain by the scheming of Jezebel so that Ahab could secure the vineyard. 1 Kings 21.

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Origin of Naboth

From Hebrew Nābhōth, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps “sprout”
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British Dictionary definitions for Naboth

Naboth
/ (ˈneɪbɒθ) /

noun

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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