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 (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.


(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)


(ˈeɪ hæb)

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