Now she wrote in the letters, saying, “Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people; 10 and seat two (A)worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘(B)You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and (C)stone him [a]to death.”

Jezebel’s Plot

11 So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 21:10 Lit so that he dies

In those letters she wrote:

“Proclaim a day of fasting and seat Naboth in a prominent place among the people. 10 But seat two scoundrels(A) opposite him and have them bring charges that he has cursed(B) both God and the king. Then take him out and stone him to death.”

11 So the elders and nobles who lived in Naboth’s city did as Jezebel directed in the letters she had written to them.

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