Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. The base fellows testified against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" Then they carried him out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones.

New American Standard Bible

Then the two worthless men came in and sat before him; and the worthless men testified against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

King James Version

And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Holman Bible

The two wicked men came in and sat opposite him. Then the wicked men testified against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, “Naboth has cursed God and the king!” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

International Standard Version

Two wicked men came in, sat down in front of them, and testified against Naboth in public, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.

A Conservative Version

And the two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. And the base fellows bore witness against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth cursed God and the king. Then they carried him forth o

American Standard Version

And the two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him: and the base fellows bare witness against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did curse God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones.

Amplified

Two base fellows came in and sat opposite him and they charged Naboth before the people, saying, Naboth cursed and renounced God and the king. Then he was carried out of the city and stoned to death.

Bible in Basic English

And the two good-for-nothing persons came in and took their seats before him and gave witness against Naboth, in front of the people, saying, Naboth has been cursing God and the king. Then they took him outside the town and had him stoned to death.

Darby Translation

And there came the two men, sons of Belial, and sat before him; and the men of Belial witnessed against him, against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. And they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the two men, sons of Belial, came in and sat before him; and those men of Belial witnessed against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones that he died.

Julia Smith Translation

And two men will come, sons of Belial, and they will set before him: and the men of Belial will testify against Naboth before the people, saying, Naboth praised Jehovah and the king. And they will bring him without the city, and stone him with stones, and he will die.

King James 2000

And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, so that he died.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the two men, {scoundrels}, came, sat opposite him, and the {scoundrels} witnessed against Naboth before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king," so they brought him outside of the city and stoned him with stones, and he died.

Modern King James verseion

And there came in two men, sons of Belial, and sat before him. And the men of Belial witnessed against him, against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. And they carried him out of the city and stoned him with stones so that he died.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and there came in two unthrifty persons and sat before him. And the two unthrifty persons witnessed against Naboth before the people, saying, "Naboth did curse God and the king." And upon that they carried him out of the city and stoned him with stones to death.

NET Bible

The two villains arrived and sat opposite him. Then the villains testified against Naboth right before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they dragged him outside the city and stoned him to death.

New Heart English Bible

The two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. The base fellows testified against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." Then they carried him out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones.

The Emphasized Bible

Then came in the two reckless men, and sat before him, and the men bare witness against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, Naboth hath reviled God and king! So they carried him forth, outside the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Webster

And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Youngs Literal Translation

and two men -- sons of worthlessness -- come in, and sit over-against him, and the men of worthlessness testify of him, even Naboth, before the people, saying, 'Naboth blessed God and Melech;' and they take him out to the outside of the city, and stone him with stones, and he dieth;

Themes

false Accusation » Incidents illustrative of » Against naboth by jezebel

Blasphemy » False indictments for » Of naboth

Confiscation » By ahab, of naboth's vineyard

Conspiracy » Instances of » Of jezebel, against naboth

Covetousness » Instances of » Ahab, in desiring naboth's vineyard

Dishonesty » Instances of » Ahab confiscates naboth's vineyard

False teachers » Instances of » Witnesses » Against naboth

Falsehood » Instances of » The conspirators against naboth

Government » Mosaic » Corrupt

Government » Monarchical » By solomon

Government » Corruption in

Homicide » Instances of felonious » Ahab and jezebel

Indictments » Instances of » Naboth on the charge of blasphemy

Injustice » Examples of

Jezebel » Wickedly accomplishes the death of naboth

Judge » Corrupt, instances of » The judges of jezreel

King » Influential queens » Jezebel

King » Profiting from » Confiscations of property

Kings » Who reigned over israel » Ahab

Murder » Examples of

Murder » Exemplified » Elders of jezreel

Naboth » His vineyard forcibly taken by ahab; stoned at the instigation of jezebel

Perjury » Instances of » Witnesses against naboth

Punishments » Stoning » Examples of

Slander » Exemplified » Children of belial

Slander » Instances of » Of naboth, by jezebel

Stoning » Examples of

Stoning » Instances of stoning » Naboth

The Nation » Stoning » Examples of

Women » Queens » Jezebel » Characteristics of » A murderess

Women » Instances of » Jezebel, in her conspiracy against naboth, to cheat him out of his vineyard

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

in two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of Belial
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27
Usage: 27

and sat
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

before him and the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

נבות 
Nabowth 
Usage: 22

in the presence of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

נבות 
Nabowth 
Usage: 22

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

out
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and stoned
סקל 
Caqal 
Usage: 22

Context Readings

The Vineyard Of Naboth The Jezreelite

12 They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people. 13 The two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. The base fellows testified against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" Then they carried him out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones. 14 Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, "Naboth has been stoned, and is dead."


Cross References

2 Kings 9:26

Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons,' says Yahweh; 'and I will repay you in this plot of ground,' says Yahweh. Now therefore take and cast him onto the plot of ground, according to the word of Yahweh."

Exodus 20:16

"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

Leviticus 24:11-16

The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name, and cursed; and they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

Numbers 15:35-36

Yahweh said to Moses, "The man shall surely be put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones outside of the camp."

Deuteronomy 5:20

"Neither shall you give false testimony against your neighbor.

Deuteronomy 13:10

You shall stone him to death with stones, because he has sought to draw you away from Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of wrongdoing,

Deuteronomy 21:21

All the men of his city shall stone him to death with stones: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Deuteronomy 22:21

then they shall bring out the young lady to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death with stones, because she has done folly in Israel, to play the prostitute in her father's house: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

Deuteronomy 22:24

then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones; the lady, because she didn't cry, being in the city; and the man, because he has humbled his neighbor's wife: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

Joshua 7:24-25

Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the robe, the wedge of gold, his sons, his daughters, his cattle, his donkeys, his sheep, his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them up to the valley of Achor.

Job 1:5

It was so, when the days of their feasting had run their course, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, "It may be that my sons have sinned, and renounced God in their hearts." Job did so continually.

Job 1:11

But put forth your hand now, and touch all that he has, and he will renounce you to your face."

Job 2:9

Then his wife said to him, "Do you still maintain your integrity? Renounce God, and die."

Psalm 27:12

Don't deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, for false witnesses have risen up against me, such as breathe out cruelty.

Psalm 35:11

Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.

Proverbs 6:19

a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Proverbs 25:18

A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

Ecclesiastes 4:1

Then I returned and saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold, the tears of those who were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Don't curse the king, no, not in your thoughts; and don't curse the rich in your bedroom: for a bird of the sky may carry your voice, and that which has wings may tell the matter.

Isaiah 8:21

They will pass through it, very distressed and hungry; and it will happen that when they are hungry, they will worry, and curse by their king and by their God. They will turn their faces upward,

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel. The land is not able to bear all his words.

Malachi 3:5

I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.

Matthew 9:3

Behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man blasphemes."

Mark 14:56-59

For many gave false testimony against him, and their testimony didn't agree with each other.

Luke 23:2

They began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man perverting the nation, forbidding paying taxes to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ, a king."

John 19:12

At this, Pilate was seeking to release him, but the Jews cried out, saying, "If you release this man, you aren't Caesar's friend! Everyone who makes himself a king speaks against Caesar!"

Acts 6:11

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."

Acts 7:57-59

But they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and rushed at him with one accord.

Acts 24:5

For we have found this man to be a plague, an instigator of insurrections among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

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