1 Kings 21:12
New International Version
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth in a prominent place among the people.

New Living Translation
They called for a fast and put Naboth at a prominent place before the people.

English Standard Version
they proclaimed a fast and set Naboth at the head of the people.

Berean Study Bible
They proclaimed a fast and gave Naboth a seat of honor among the people.

King James Bible
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

New King James Version
They proclaimed a fast, and seated Naboth with high honor among the people.

New American Standard Bible
They proclaimed a fast, and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

NASB 1995
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

NASB 1977
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

Amplified Bible
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

Christian Standard Bible
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

American Standard Version
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They decreed a fast and they set Nabuth above the people.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they proclaimed a fast, and set Nebuthai in a chief place among the people.

Contemporary English Version
They told the people that it was a day to go without eating, and when they all came together, they seated Naboth at the front.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They proclaimed a fast, and made Naboth sit among the chief of the people.

English Revised Version
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Good News Translation
They proclaimed a day of fasting, called the people together, and gave Naboth the place of honor.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They announced a fast and had Naboth seated as the leader of the people.

International Standard Version
They proclaimed a public fast and seated Naboth in the front row.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people.

Literal Standard Version
they have proclaimed a fast, and caused Naboth to sit at the head of the people,

NET Bible
They observed a time of fasting and put Naboth in front of the people.

New Heart English Bible
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

World English Bible
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Young's Literal Translation
they have proclaimed a fast, and caused Naboth to sit at the head of the people,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jezebel's Plot
11So the elders and nobles who lived in Naboth’s city did as Jezebel had instructed in the letters she had written to them. 12They proclaimed a fast and gave Naboth a seat of honor among the people. 13And the two scoundrels came in and sat opposite Naboth, and these men testified against him before the people, saying, “Naboth has cursed both God and the king!” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.…

Cross References
1 Kings 21:11
So the elders and nobles who lived in Naboth's city did as Jezebel had instructed in the letters she had written to them.

Isaiah 58:4
You fast with contention and strife to strike viciously with your fist. You cannot fast as you do today and have your voice be heard on high.


Treasury of Scripture

They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

1 Kings 21:8-10
So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth…

Isaiah 58:4
Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.









Verse 12. - They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They proclaimed
קָרְא֖וּ (qā·rə·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

a fast
צ֑וֹם (ṣō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6685: Fasting, a fast

and gave
וְהֹשִׁ֥יבוּ (wə·hō·šî·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

Naboth
נָב֖וֹת (nā·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5022: Naboth -- a Jezreelite

a seat of honor
בְּרֹ֥אשׁ (bə·rōš)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7218: The head

among the people.
הָעָֽם׃ (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock


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