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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
vii
Abbreviations
ix
List of Tables
xii
General Introduction
13
PART I:
An Old "Elijah-Naboth Fragment" and the "Jehu-Apologetic Redaction:" 1 Kgs 21:17-29
18
Chapter 1:
1 Kings 21:17-20b
18
A) 1 Kgs 21:17a(-19a( and 20a(-b( -- An Old "Elijah-Naboth Fragment"
19
1) The Oracle of 1 Kgs 21:19b and its Fulfillment Notices
20
2) The Fulfillment Notices for the Oracle of 1 Kgs 21:19b
25
a) The Fulfillment Notice in 1 Kgs 22:37-38
25
b) The Fulfillment Notice in 2 Kgs 9:25-26 (part of the "Jehu-Apologetic Redaction")
30
Chapter 2:
The "Jehu-Apologetic Redaction" in 2 Kgs 9:21b(. 25-26
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A) 2 Kgs 9:21b(
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B) 2 Kgs 9:25a
47
1) Oracles of Non-Burial
53
C) 2 Kgs 9:25b
57
D) 2 Kgs 9:26a(
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E) 2 Kgs 9:26a(
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F) 2 Kgs 9:26b
79
Chapter 3:
The Theme of Divine Vengeance/Justice and the Principle of the "Lex Talionis"
82
A) The Theme of Divine Vengeance/Justice
83
B) The Principle of "Lex Talionis"
87
Chapter 4:
The "Anti-Jezebel Redaction" and the use of the Prophecy-Fulfillment Pattern in the Naboth materials in 1 and 2 Kings
101
A) The Oracle (Oracles) Against Jezebel in 2 Kgs 9 and 1 Kgs 21
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 1) 2 Kgs 9:7.10a. 22b
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 2) 2 Kgs 9:30-37
111
 a) Verse 30b
113
 b) Verse 31
114
c) Verse 32
117
d) Verse 33
117
e) Verse 34
119
f) Verse 35
120
g) Verse 36
121
h) Verse 37
129
PART II:
The Accusations and Condemnations of Ahab and Jezebel: 1 Kgs 21:20b-29
137
Chapter 5:
The Accusations and Condemnations of Ahab and Jezebel in 1 Kings 21:20b(-22b(. 24a(-25a(. 26a(-b(
138
A) The Accusations and Condemnations against Ahab: 1 Kgs 21:19-26
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B) The Condemnation and Accusation against Jezebel in 1 Kgs 21:23:25b
157
C) 1 Kgs 21:23.25b and Deuteronomy 13
159
D) The Accusations and Condemnations in 1 Kgs 21:20b(-26
163
Chapter 6:
Ahab's Response to his Condemnation and the "Oracle of Transferal" - 
1 Kings 21:27-29
178
A) Verse 27: Ahab's Response to YHWH's Accusation and Condemnation
178
B) Verses 28-29: The Reprieve: YHWH Recognizes and Accepts Ahab's 
Repentance and Transfers the Punishment
189
1) Verse 28
189
2) Verse 29
190
Chapter 7:
The Sources, Origins and Composition of 1 Kgs 21:17-29 and 2 Kgs 9:21. 25-26
195
A) A Review of Scholarly Opinion
195
B) A Summary and Conclusions based upon the Scholarly Review
202
C) The Dtr Composition of 1 Kgs 21:17-29 and its Relationship with the "Jehu- Apologetic Redaction" in 2 Kgs 9:21b(. 25-26
204
PART III:
The Story of the Acquisition of Naboth's Vineyard: 1 Kings 21:1-16
210
Chapter 8:
General Introduction, Approach and Narrative Outline
211
Chapter 9:
An Expository Reading of ACT I: Scene 1 - 1 Kgs 21:1b-4: Ahab's Offer to buy or trade for Naboth's Vineyard and its Rejection
219
Chapter 10:
An Expository Reading of ACT II: Scene 1 - 1 Kgs 21:5-7: Jezebel and Ahab Discuss the Offer made to Naboth
230
A) Analysis
231
B) Ahab's Offer to Buy Naboth's Vineyard and Consequent References to this Offer
 
 233
Chapter 11:
An Expository Reading of ACT II: Scene 2 - 1 Kgs 21:8-10: Jezebel writes Letters to the Elders and Nobles of Jezreel
 
 243
Chapter 12:
An Expository Reading of ACT II: Scene 3, 1 Kgs 21:11-14: The Elders and Nobles of Jezreel fulfill Jezebel's Orders
258
Chapter 13:
The Literary Relationship Between Act II, Scene 2 (vv. 8-10) and Act II, Scene 3 
(vv. 11-14)
 
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A) The Similarities and Difference in the Texts of the Two Scenes
269
B) Verses 8-14 as a Unit
276
C) Further Questions Regarding Scenes 2 and 3
285
D) The Issue of Verse 10
293
Chapter 14:
An Expository Reading of ACT II, Scene 4: 1 Kgs 21:15-16
299
PART IV:
The Sources and Origins of the Story of Naboth's Vineyard in 1 Kgs 21:1-16: An Hypothesis
308
Chapter 15:
When was this Story of Naboth's Vineyard Created?
309
A) Ahab, the Wicked King
311
B) Naboth, the Jezreelite
320
C) Jezebel, the Wife of Ahab and the "Counterpart" to Ahab in Wickedness
320
1) Jezebel, the Wicked Foreign Woman/Wife
320
2) Jezebel in 1 Kgs 21 - The Story of Naboth's Vineyard
321
 a) Jezebel in the Story of the Acquisition of Naboth's Vineyard
 - vv. 1b-16
 322
 b) Jezebel in the Dtr Additions - vv. 20b(-26 
325
 1) 1 Kgs 21:23. 25b
327
3) Conclusions Regarding the Biblical Presentation of Jezebel
335
D) Synthesis
336
E) When was the Story of 1 Kgs 21:1-16 Created?
338
1) Linguistic and Textual Evidence for a Late Provenance of 1 Kgs 21:1-16
338
a) "Late" Terminology found in 21:1-16
338
b) Other Possible Indicators
340
2) Conclusions and Proposed Dating for the Story of Naboth's Vineyard
343
Chapter 16:
Where, How, Why and By Whom was the Story of 1 Kgs 21:1-16 Created?
345
A) Where was the Story of 1 Kgs 21:1-16 Created?
345
B) How, Why, and by Whom was the Story of 1 Kgs 21:1-16 Created?
345
1) The "Elijah-Naboth Fragment" and the Dtr Accusations and Condemna-tions of Ahab
346
2) The Pre-Dtr "Jehu-Apologetic Redaction"
348
3) The Narrative Framework
352
4) The Actual Situation in Jehud
358
a) The "Anti-Wicked Ruler" Theme
359
b) The "Anti-Foreign Wife/Woman" Theme
360
c) The "Vineyard" Theme
367
Conclusion
Chapter 17:
369
Appendices
Appendix A:
The Question Of The Oldest Layer Of The Tradition.
376
Appendix B:
The Legalities Involved in Naboth's Reference to his Vineyard as, yt;boa] tl;x]n:
384
Bibliography
398
Index of Biblical Citations
425
Index of Authors
433

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible. O.T. Kings, 1st, XXI-XXII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. O.T. Kings, 2nd, IX -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Naboth (Biblical figure).
Jezebel, Queen, consort of Ahab, King of Israel.