The message was sent to Jezebel: "Naboth has been put to death."
As soon as Jezebel received the message, she said to Ahab, "Naboth is dead. Now go and take possession of the vineyard which he refused to sell to you."
At once Ahab went to the vineyard to take possession of it.
Then the Lord said to Elijah, the prophet from Tishbe,
"Go to King Ahab of Samaria. You will find him in Naboth's vineyard, about to take possession of it.
Tell him that I, the Lord, say to him, "After murdering the man, are you taking over his property as well?' Tell him that this is what I say: "In the very place that the dogs licked up Naboth's blood they will lick up your blood!' "
When Ahab saw Elijah, he said, "Have you caught up with me, my enemy?" "Yes, I have," Elijah answered. "You have devoted yourself completely to doing what is wrong in the Lord's sight.
So the Lord says to you, "I will bring disaster on you. I will do away with you and get rid of every male in your family, young and old alike.
Your family will become like the family of King Jeroboam son of Nebat and like the family of King Baasha son of Ahijah, because you have stirred up my anger by leading Israel into sin.'
And concerning Jezebel, the Lord says that dogs will eat her body in the city of Jezreel. 1
Any of your relatives who die in the city will be eaten by dogs, and any who die in the open country will be eaten by vultures."