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What was Elijah’s role in all of this?

After Naboth was stoned to death, Elijah obeyed God’s command, and went to King Ahab. Elijah said to the king, “Thus says the LORD: In the place where dogs licked up the blood of Naboth, dogs will also lick up your blood.” (NRSV, I Kings 21:19) Concerning Jezebel, Elijah said, “The dogs shall eat Jezebel within the bounds of Jezreel.” (NRSV, I Kings 21:23) Jezreel was the town where King Ahab and Queen Jezebel lived. It happened just as God said it would.


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