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    Naboth

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      Naboth "the Jezreelite," is the central figure of a story from the Old Testament. According to the story, Naboth was the owner of a plot on the eastern slope of the hill of Jezreel. Described as a small "plat of ground", the vineyard seems to have been all he possessed and lay close to the palace of Ahab, who wished to acquire to "have it for a garden of herbs" (probably as a ceremonial garden for Baal worship). Naboth, however, had inherited his land from his father, and, according to Jewish law, could not alienate it. Accordingly, he refused to sell it to the king


    • Label
      • Naboth
    • meaningOfNames
      • The one who is prominent
    • relatedChapters
      • First Book of Kings Chapter 21
      • Second Book of Kings Chapter 9
    • relatedVerses
      • 1 Kings 21:13 Then two scoundrels came and sat opposite him and brought charges against Naboth before the people, saying, "Naboth has cursed both God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.
      • 1 Kings 21:16 When Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, he got up and went down to take possession of Naboth's vineyard.
    • gender
      • male

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