1 Kings 21:9

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaime a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now she wrote in the letters, saying, "Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

And she wrote in the letter saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people;
- Darby Bible

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
- Webster's Bible

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

and she writeth in the letters, saying, `Proclaim a fast, and cause Naboth to sit at the head of the people,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she wrote in the letters, saying: 'Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 21:9


21:9 A fast - To remove all suspicion of evil design in Ahab, andto beget a good opinion of him amongst his people, as if he were grownzealous for God's honour, and careful of his people's welfare, andtherefore desirous to enquire into all those sins which provoked Godagainst them. On high - On a scaffold, or high - place, where malefactorswere usually placed, that they might be seen, and heard by all the people.


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