His wife, ashamed of the scorn bestowed upon her powerful husband, killed Naboth
and gave the King his property.
The episode of the vineyard of Naboth
that is related in I Kings 21 elucidates many of the themes found both in the prophecy of popular prophets and classical prophets.
, we are far from dead, but are waiting for the first stone to be thrown," added Lowe, suggesting it was only a matter of time before Leeds made their intentions officially clear.
30) The telling story of Ahab's expropriation of the vineyard of Naboth
recognizes the same point.
, the Jezreelite, had a vineyard in Jezreel, close to the palace of Ahab, King of Samaria.
Yet, concerning David's adultery and murder in the Bathsheba affair, Sweeney must explain how it is that the same author (Dtr) can describe David's actions as doing what is evil in the sight of Yahweh and despising the word of Yahweh (2 Sam 11:27; 12:9)--the same language used of Ahab in the murder of Naboth
(1 Kgs 21:20)--and at the same time praise David for doing only what was right in the sight of Yahweh and in keeping all of his commandments (1 Kgs 11:33, 38; 14:8).
When, for example, Ahab couldn't buy the vineyard (nahalah, or "family heritage") belonging to Naboth
, Jezebel simply had Naboth
arrested and killed on trumped-up charges (I King 21:1-29).
Achab, qui par sa convoitise fist mourir Naboth
, fu lourdement punis quant les chiens le mangierent et par les champs le traynerent, si que dit le Livre des roys.
Another salient example of this kind of connection between law and narrative is the story of the vineyard of Naboth
the Jezreelite (I Kg.
In his inscription, King Mesha makes mention of other figures who also appear in that Biblical book, most famously the Israelite King Ahab, who according to the Book of Kings was married to the notorious Jezebel, at whose urging Ahab first murdered Naboth
and then took possession of Naboth
The stories about Naboth
the Jezreelite; a source, composition, and redaction investigation of 1 Kings 21 and passages in 2 Kings 9.
God condemns Ahab and Jezebel through Elijah for killing the poor man Naboth
, in order to grab his land.