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" And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto 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 the worth of it... "
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On Tyranny

Leo Strauss, Alexandre Kojčve - Philosophy - 1991 - 336 pages
...King Ahab covets the vineyard of his neighbor Naboth who refuses to give it up to the king because "[t]he Lord forbid it me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee. ." I Kings 21:1-3, cited in epigraph to Natural Right and History. The sequel of the story of Ahab...
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Judaism and Human Rights

Milton Ridvas Konvitz - Religion - 1972 - 427 pages
...He offered to buy it for money or to exchange it for another vineyard, but Naboth said to the king: "The Lord forbid it me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto you." This refusal upset Ahab, and when the queen, Jezebel, learned of the incident, she procured two...
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Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan Or the Central and Western Rajpoot ...

James Tod - Rajasthan (India) - 2001 - 1517 pages
...words of Naboth to Ahab, king of Israel, when he demanded the vineyard contiguous to the palace : " The Lord forbid it me that I should give the " inheritance of my fatfiers unto thee." But the tythes, and other small and legally established rights of the hierarchy,...
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Herbs of the Bible

Allan A. Swenson - Bibles - 2003 - 220 pages
...vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good...thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money." Today, we think of herbs with regard to exotic and pleasant aromas. Kitchen herb gardens are making...
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The Minor Prophets

H. A. Ironside - Religion - 2004 - 318 pages
...that he might transform it into a garden. Naboth rightfully refused to sell his inheritance, saying, "The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee" (v. 3). Heavy and displeased, Ahab "laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would...
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The Meaning of Prayer

Harry Emerson Fosdick - Religion - 2005 - 212 pages
...if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money. And Naboth said to Ahab, Jehovah forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee. And Ahab came into Ms house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreehte had spoken to him; for...
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The Millennial Chronologically Dated Old Testament of Jehovah

Walter Curtis Lichfield - Religion - 2005 - 624 pages
...that 1 may have it for a garden of herbs, because it (is) near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; (or), if it seem good to thee, 1 will give thee the worth of it in money." 21:3 And Naboth said to Ahab, "The Lord forbid it me, that...
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Engendering Legitimacy: Law, Property, and Early Eighteenth-century Fiction

Susan Glover - History - 2006 - 231 pages
...replied that the land was the inheritance of his fathers, and that therefore he could not sell it. "The Lord forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee."80 Ahab returned to his palace in anger, and his wife Jezebel arranged to have Naboth charged...
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Alexandre Kojčve: Wisdom at the End of History

James H. Nichols - Philosophy - 2007 - 149 pages
...vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good...money. And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it to me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee. Kojeve objects that this quote is...
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Right the Wrong Within

Mary Sherman - Religion - 2007 - 212 pages
...vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house; and 1 will give thee for it a better vineyard than it: or, if it seem good...to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money. 3 And Naboth said to Ahab, Jehovah forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto...
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