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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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Reality outran apprehension; Captain Ahab stood upon his quarter-deck.
I fear not thy epidemic, man, said Ahab from the bulwarks to Captain Mayhew, who stood in the boat's stern; come on board.
Mayhew having concluded his narration, Ahab put such questions to him, that the stranger captain could not forbear inquiring whether he intended to hunt the White Whale, if opportunity should offer.
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universalizing of the Ahab figures is the fundamental change in plot.
To date, AHAB has agreed with other Claimants (representing 89.
Occasionally, slight inaccuracies have crept into the text, such as repeated references to Ahab striking the prophet Micaiah when it was actually Zedekiah who did so; or attributing the marriage of Ahab and Jezebel to the initiative of Ahab's father, Omri, when it is apparent from the text that their union took place only after the death of Omri, as an alliance motivated by Ahab's foreign policy.
Ahab mainly teaches Bollywood style, contemporary dance and finds satisfaction in each step of his profession.
Dessa forma, tendo em vista a indecisao entre proceder a analise e recuar a uma exposigao da propria impotencia investigativa --e haja vista a importancia que o embate assume no romance de Melville--, este artigo propoe-se a debater o problema em questao a partir daqueles que podem ser considerados os personagens principais da obra, Ishmael e Ahab.
Despite the title, he is as much concerned with Ahab as with Elijah as they are presented in the biblical Book of Kings.
Around 65 banks have reportedly filed lawsuits against AHAB in 10 countries in an attempt to recover their money, including seven banks in Bahrain owed between $300 million and $400 million.