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1 Kings 21:9

    1 Kings 21:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And in the letter she said, Let a time of public sorrow be fixed, and put Naboth at the head of the people;

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for 1 Kings 21:9

    Fast - Abstaining from food.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 21:9

    Proclaim a fast - Intimate that there is some great calamity coming upon the nation, because of some evil tolerated in it.

    Set Naboth on high - Bring him to a public trial.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 21:9

    The object of this fast was at once to raise a prejudice against Naboth, who was assumed by the elders to have disgraced the town; and at the same time to give an air of religion to the proceedings, which might blind persons to their real injustice.

    Set Naboth on high among his people - This was not an order to do Naboth any, even apparent, honor; but simply a command to bring him forward before a court or assembly, where he might be seen by all, tried, and condemned.