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A·hab

 (ā′hăb′) Ninth century bc.
King of Israel who, according to the Bible, accepted his wife Jezebel's worship of Baal, thereby incurring Elijah's wrath.

Ahab

(ˈeɪhæb)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the king of Israel from approximately 869 to 850 bc and husband of Jezebel: rebuked by Elijah (I Kings 16:29–22:40)

A•hab

(ˈeɪ hæb)

n.
a king of Israel and husband of Jezebel, reigned 874?–853? B.C. I Kings 16–22.
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