Naboth


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Naboth

(nā`bŏth), in the Bible, Jezreelite stoned to death because he would not let King Ahab have his vineyard. Elijah's curse on the royal family for their treatment of Naboth forecast the downfall of the dynasty.

Naboth

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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At first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about Ahab's actions against Naboth.
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For example, Chief Naboth Makoni of the Makoni district 180 kilometers from Harare includes virginity testing as part of his anti-AIDS campaign.
The tribal leaders nod as Nyarota-Mudzimukunze, the representative for Chief Naboth Makoni, the village's traditional leader, reiterates the importance of abstaining from sex until marriage and explains their sexual rights and responsibilities as women.
4) "We are, in biblical terms (1 Kings 21) in a similar situation to Naboth , whose vineyard was coveted by Ahab, with various members of the media in the role of Jezebel.
He turned to the Book of Kings mentioning the plight of Naboth, whose vineyard was coveted by Ahab, and suggested certain members of the media were acting the role of Jezebel - whatever that meant
The whole Plot passed in Europe, he said, for a "hateful calumny" like that of Ahab against Naboth for his vineyard.
30) The telling story of Ahab's expropriation of the vineyard of Naboth recognizes the same point.
Naboth, 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).
12) Ahab's sin against Naboth brings about the horrible prophecy of Elijah about the king's downfall and his ignominious death.