Ahab

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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.
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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)
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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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In a posthumous collection of his writings, Min HaMetzar, Weissmandel issues a bitter condemnation of unobservant Jews: "Let it be clearly understood that never in Jewish history (even in the time of Jeroboam or Achav) have such hostile atheists stood at the helm of the Jewish people as today." (Weissmandl, Chaim Michael Dov, Mitt HaMetzar [Jerusalem, 1960].) These words locate Weissmandel squarely in the tradition of religious anti-Zionism associated with Satmar Hasidism and the Neturei Karta.
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