Naboth


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Na·both

(nā'bōth),
Martin, German anatomist and physician, 1675-1721. See: nabothian cyst, follicle.
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At first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about Ahab's actions against Naboth.
Ahab asked Naboth to give him the vineyard as a herb garden, 'because it is near unto my house' but he refused.
Achab aussi fist a tort lapider Naboth, mais apres les chiens burent son sanc enmy les champs et destruisirent, comme il appert ou .
The story of the vineyard of Naboth appears to be most closely connected to the text of eidim zommemim [conspiring witnesses] in Deuteronomy 19:15-21.
In an article published in the Hebrew Union College Annual, I point out that Jehoram, the Israelite king who had to deal with the Moabite revolt, was due to be defeated, since the punishment of Ahab for the episode of the murder of Naboth was deferred, according to the Book of Kings, to Ahab's son (following Ahab's prayer of repentance).
Cronaur examines the references to Naboth not only in the well known story of his vineyard in 1 Kings, but also in what he calls the Noboth Affair in 2 Kings.
quarried" from Melville's journal (Clarel 766n), consisting of stones mentioned in "hallowed Writ": of altar stones, stone idols, stone memorials; of those stoned to death such as Naboth and "Stephen, meek" the first Christian martyr; and of Christ, who eluded those who "took up stones" against him (161-62; 2.
And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the Lord, In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.
This is not to say that there could not have been zealous fanatics who took the law into their own hands; but the incident of the stoning of Stephen is so similar to that in which Naboth (1 Kings 21:11-13) was falsely accused, dragged out of the city by the people, and stoned that one is strongly tempted to regard the account in Acts as dependent upon the narrative of the death of Naboth.
No, that is no country for old men, but you, who have already killed, as Jezebel had Naboth killed, and taken possession, as Ahab then usurped Naboth's vineyard, think of this: before crossing the rickety wooden bridge you can't re-cross the other way, dawdle a little, think of how that is no country for old men yet one for you and me, our constant hunger in spite of parables, the hunt, the hunter, the stars, the trampled grass, the wind slowing to silence, the hairs on your nape moving to my breath.
One of the best-known cases in Scripture was the case where the prophet Elijah confronted King Ahab and Queen Jezebel over their treatment of poor landowner Naboth.
Hands up how many know about the plight of Naboth, and the outcome of his power struggle with Ahab over a vineyard?