Naboth's Vineyard

Naboth’s Vineyard

another’s possession gotten, by hook or crook. [O.T.: I Kings, 21]
See: Greed
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
For a case study, he looks at the story of Naboth's vineyard in 1 Kings 2:1-16 in light of the legal approach to space.
Me Chris Hartley read the lesson 1 Kings 21:1-10 Naboth's Vineyard.
Ahab sees no crime in the stealing of Naboth's vineyard.
In chapter 4, Pardes examines the contemporary exegetical context of the Israelite King Ahab, especially the use of the story of Ahab's appropriation of Naboth's Vineyard (1 Kings 21) in contemporary discourse criticizing American expansionism in the era of Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War.
Among the pairs of perspectives are whether a dialogue between Africa and Europe makes sense, and creating a liminal space of community; giving dialogical privilege in biblical interpretation, and sitting humbly at the feet of the elders; a post-colonial reading of the story of Naboth's vineyard, and interpretation and social transformation; and conversation and biblical appropriation in Sesotho, and fascination and challenge.
The first Lot is Arley Cottage, a handsome and historic period house set in beautiful gardens; the second is Forge Cottage, a charming home in need of refurbishment, overlooking the village cricket ground; and the third Lot is an unusual woodland garden known as Naboth's Vineyard with Biblical connections.
In his exegetical study on divine anger in the prophetic literature, the author argued that the parable of Naboth's vineyard speaks volumes that God-given lands are a non-negotiable inheritance.
These links characterize the Psalms from the time of their origins (Psalm 50, for instance, inspired by Nathan's parable of Naboth's vineyard (pp.
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.
In 1861 he was named chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a post from which he was removed in 1872 after he made his " Naboth's Vineyard " speech against the proposed annexation of Santo Domingo.
Besides looking at the names of the main settlements in the area Mr Redmonds also talked about the origins of many smaller places like Ozzings at Shelley which he traced-back to the 13th century and Naboth's Vineyard at Kirkburton which may relate back to a late 19th century land dispute.
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's vineyard.