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1 Kings 21:1 (show verse)

And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, near by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.

1 Kings 21:2 (show verse)

And Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is near to my house. And I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it, or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee th

1 Kings 21:3 (show verse)

And Naboth said to Ahab, LORD forbid it of me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee.

1 Kings 21:4 (show verse)

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself down upon his bed, and tu

1 Kings 21:5 (show verse)

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit so sad that thou eat no bread?

1 Kings 21:6 (show verse)

And he said to her, Because I spoke to Naboth the Jezreelite, and said to him, Give me thy vineyard for money, or else, if it please thee, I will give thee [another] vineyard for it. And he answered, I will not give thee my vineyar

1 Kings 21:7 (show verse)

And Jezebel his wife said to him, Do thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? Arise, and eat bread, and let thy heart be merry. I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

1 Kings 21:8 (show verse)

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters to the elders and to the nobles who were in his city, [and] who dwelt with Naboth.

1 Kings 21:9 (show verse)

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

1 Kings 21:10 (show verse)

And set two men, base fellows, before him, and let them bear witness against him, saying, Thou cursed God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him to death.

1 Kings 21:11 (show verse)

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.

1 Kings 21:12 (show verse)

They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

1 Kings 21:13 (show verse)

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
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

1 Kings 21:14 (show verse)

Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, Naboth is stoned, and is dead.

1 Kings 21:15 (show verse)

And it came to pass, when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned, and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give thee for money, for Naboth is not al

1 Kings 21:16 (show verse)

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, that Ahab rose up to go down to the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite to take possession of it.

1 Kings 21:17 (show verse)

And the word of LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

1 Kings 21:18 (show verse)

Arise, go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, who dwells in Samaria. Behold, he is in the vineyard of Naboth where he has gone down to take possession of it.

1 Kings 21:19 (show verse)

And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, Have thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, eve

1 Kings 21:20 (show verse)

And Ahab said to Elijah, Have thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou have sold thyself to do that which is evil in the sight of LORD.
Ahab » King of israel » Prophecies against
Bondage, spiritual » Sold under sin
Character » Of the wicked » Sold under sin
Character of the wicked » Sold under sin
Courage » Examples of » David
Courageous reformers » Elijah before king ahab
Elijah » Miracles of » Prophecies of
Elijah » Three times fed with divine supplies » Rebuked kings
Elijah » Prophecies of » The destruction of ahab and his house
Exposure » No matter how committed, sin will be exposed » Like the sin of ahab, it may be prompted by others
Homicide » Instances of felonious » Ahab and jezebel
Judgments » Ahab and jezebel
Kings » Their revenues derived from » Punished for transgressing the divine law
Kings » Who reigned over israel » Ahab
Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Elijah before king ahab
Prophecy » Miscellaneous, fulfilled » The death of ahab
Prophets » Were sent to » Denounce the wickedness of kings
Rebuke » Appointed by God corrupt » Elijah rebukes ahab
Courageous reformers » Rebuke sinful rulers » Elijah before king ahab
Religious » Reformers courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Elijah before king ahab
Religious » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Elijah before king ahab
Repentance » Instances of » Ahab, when reproved by elijah for ahab's idolatry
Reproof » Faithfulness in » Elijah, of ahab
Reproof » Despised » By ahab
Reproof » Exemplified » Elijah
Sin » Secret » Sold under
Sin » Will be exposed, no matter how committed » Like the sin of ahab, it may be prompted by others
Sin » For punishments, ancient modes of reacts » Elijah rebukes ahab
Sinners » Snared no matter how committed, sin will be exposed » Like the sin of ahab, it may be prompted by others
Women » Instances of » Jezebel, in her evil counsels to, and influence over, ahab

1 Kings 21:21 (show verse)

Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will utterly sweep thee away and will cut off from Ahab every man-child, and he who is shut up and he who is left at large in Israel.

1 Kings 21:22 (show verse)

And I will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah for the provocation with which thou have provoked me to anger, and have made Israel to sin.

1 Kings 21:23 (show verse)

And LORD spoke also of Jezebel, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the rampart of Jezreel.

1 Kings 21:24 (show verse)

He who dies of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat, and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.

1 Kings 21:25 (show verse)

(But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

1 Kings 21:26 (show verse)

And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all that the Amorites did whom LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.)

1 Kings 21:27 (show verse)

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

1 Kings 21:28 (show verse)

And the word of LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

1 Kings 21:29 (show verse)

See thou how Ahab humbles himself before me? Because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.