1 Kings 21:3

And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto you.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Fathers. He would have deemed it a mark of disrespect and a crime, as he was not in a state of indigence; which alone could authorize him to sell his property, and then only till the year of jubilee; (Leviticus xxv. 23.) and as his field was to be turned into a royal garden, and the law was disregarded by the king, there was no prospect of his regaining it at that period. The law of Moses was till in force; and there were some, like Naboth, who were resolved to comply with it, (Calmet) even at the hazard of their lives. (Tirinus)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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