Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, Naboth is stoned, and
] Not only stoned, but stoned to death. This message was sent to
her from the magistrates of Jezreel; for though the letters came
in Ahab's name, they might be privately informed that this was a
scheme of Jezebel's; besides, they knew she had the sway at
court, and especially that the news of this man's death would be
acceptable to her, and the more if he was of the 7000 that would
not bow the knee to Baal.