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列王紀上 21

葡萄園事件

1這事以後,又發生了一件事。耶斯列人拿伯有個葡萄園,在撒瑪利亞的亞哈王宮附近。 一天,亞哈對拿伯說:「你的葡萄園靠近我的王宮,你把它讓給我作菜園吧。我可以用更好的葡萄園來跟你交換,如果你願意,我也可以按地價付你錢。」 拿伯說:「耶和華不准我把祖先的產業給你。」 亞哈不能如願,就悶悶不樂地回到宮中,躺在床上生氣,飯也不吃。

他妻子耶洗別過來問他:「王為什麼煩悶,不思飲食呢?」 亞哈回答說:「我要耶斯列人拿伯將他的葡萄園賣給我,如果他願意,我也可以用別的葡萄園跟他交換,可是他不肯。」 耶洗別說:「你忘了自己是以色列王嗎?起來吃飯吧,高興點,我必讓你得到耶斯列人拿伯的葡萄園。」

於是,耶洗別以亞哈王的名義寫信,並蓋上王印,送給跟拿伯同居一城的長老和貴族。 信上說:「你們要宣告禁食,讓拿伯在百姓中坐首位, 10 叫兩個無賴坐在他對面控告他咒詛上帝和君王,然後把他拉出去用石頭打死。」 11 與拿伯同居一城的長老和貴族接到來信,便依照信裡的指示行事。 12 他們宣告禁食,讓拿伯在百姓中坐首位, 13 又叫兩名無賴當眾作證指控拿伯咒詛上帝和君王。然後眾人把拿伯拖出城外,用石頭打死了他。 14 事情辦好了以後,他們就派人去把拿伯被石頭打死的消息告訴耶洗別。

15 耶洗別接到消息後,就告訴亞哈說:「耶斯列人拿伯已經死了,你去佔他不肯賣給你的葡萄園吧。」 16 亞哈聽說拿伯死了,就起來,下去霸佔拿伯的葡萄園。

17 耶和華對提斯比人以利亞說: 18 「你去撒瑪利亞見以色列王亞哈,他正在拿伯的葡萄園,他到那裡要霸佔那葡萄園。 19 你要對他說,『耶和華說,你殺了人,還要奪他的產業嗎?』然後告訴他,耶和華說,『狗在哪裡舔拿伯的血,也必在哪裡舔你的血。』」

20 亞哈見了以利亞,說:「我的對頭啊,你又來了!」以利亞說:「我又來了,因為你一心做耶和華視為惡的事。 21 耶和華說,『我必降禍給你,徹底毀滅你,剷除你家中所有的男子,不管是奴隸還是自由人。 22 我必使你一家的下場像尼八的兒子耶羅波安家和亞希雅的兒子巴沙家一樣,因為你惹我發怒,並且使以色列人陷入罪中。』 23 至於耶洗別,耶和華說,『狗必在耶斯列的城牆邊吃耶洗別的肉。 24 凡屬亞哈的人,死在城中的必被狗吃,死在郊野的必被飛鳥吃。』」

25 從來沒有人像亞哈那樣受妻子耶洗別唆使,一心做耶和華視為惡的事。 26 他像被耶和華驅逐的亞摩利人一樣祭拜神像,行為可憎。 27 亞哈聽了以利亞的話,就撕裂衣服,披麻禁食,睡覺也不脫下麻衣,垂頭喪氣地走來走去。 28 耶和華對提斯比人以利亞說: 29 「你看見亞哈在我面前如何痛悔了嗎?因為他在我面前痛悔,我不會在他有生之日降災,我要等他兒子執政的時候,才降災給他家。」

King James Version

1 Kings 21

1And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, hard by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.

And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.

And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?

And he said unto her, Because I spake unto Naboth the Jezreelite, and said unto him, Give me thy vineyard for money; or else, if it please thee, I will give thee another vineyard for it: and he answered, I will not give thee my vineyard.

And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let thine heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

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.

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

10 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.

11 And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

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

13 And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

14 Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, Naboth is stoned, and is dead.

15 And it came to pass, when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned, and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give thee for money: for Naboth is not alive, but dead.

16 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, that Ahab rose up to go down to the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, to take possession of it.

17 And the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

18 Arise, go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, which is in Samaria: behold, he is in the vineyard of Naboth, whither he is gone down to possess it.

19 And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the Lord, Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the Lord, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the Lord.

21 Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel,

22 And will make thine house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the provocation wherewith thou hast provoked me to anger, and made Israel to sin.

23 And of Jezebel also spake the Lord, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.

24 Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.

25 But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

26 And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all things as did the Amorites, whom the Lord cast out before the children of Israel.

27 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

28 And the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

29 Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.