10 and seat two (A)worthless men opposite him, and have them testify against him, saying, ‘(B)You [a]cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and (C)stone him [b]to death.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 21:10 Lit blessed, an ancient euphemism to avoid any mention of the cursing of God
  2. 1 Kings 21:10 Lit so that he dies

13 Then the two worthless men came in and sat opposite him; and the worthless men testified against him, against Naboth, before the people, saying, “Naboth [a]cursed God and the king.” (A)So they took him outside the city and stoned him [b]to death with stones.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 21:13 See note 1 v 10
  2. 1 Kings 21:13 Lit with stones so that he died