[ ney-both, -bohth ]
/ ˈneɪ bɒθ, -boʊθ /
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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”
Words nearby Naboth
Nabokov, Nabokovian, Nabokov, Vladimir, Nabonassar, Nabonidus, Naboth, Nabuchodonosor, NACA, nacelle, nacho, nachos
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How to use Naboth in a sentence
It was the vineyard of Naboth to me, and I planned its future with my friend and accessory sitting by.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
Naboth would not sell him that piece of land, so they got him out of the way.Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study|Dwight Moody
Assuredly, Naboth's vineyard has no connection with Mademoiselle de Canillac's inheritance.
Naboth having been proceeded against, 'quia maledixerat regi,' King Ahab took possession of his inheritance.
Then I noticed its name painted over its garden gate; this struck me as strange, for it was "Naboth's Vineyard."A Leisurely Tour in England|James John Hissey
British Dictionary definitions for Naboth
/ (ˈneɪbɒθ) /
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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