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[ Ahab Marries Jezebel and Worships Baal ] And as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, he took as his wife Jezebel daughter of King Ethbaal of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshiped him.
[ Elijah Predicts a Drought ] Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”
As soon as I have gone from you, the spirit of the Lord will carry you I know not where; so, when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have revered the Lord from my youth.
At the seventh time he said, “Look, a little cloud no bigger than a person’s hand is rising out of the sea.” Then he said, “Go say to Ahab, ‘Harness your chariot and go down before the rain stops you.’”
[ Ahab’s Wars with the Arameans ] King Ben-hadad of Aram gathered all his army together; thirty-two kings were with him, along with horses and chariots. He marched against Samaria, laid siege to it, and attacked it.
[ Prophetic Opposition to Ahab ] Then a certain prophet came up to King Ahab of Israel and said, “Thus says the Lord, Have you seen all this great multitude? Look, I will give it into your hand today; and you shall know that I am the Lord.”
And Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard, so that I may have it for a vegetable garden, because it is near my house; I will give you a better vineyard for it; or, if it seems good to you, I will give you its value in money.”
Ahab went home resentful and sullen because of what Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him; for he had said, “I will not give you my ancestral inheritance.” He lay down on his bed, turned away his face, and would not eat.
As soon as Jezebel heard that Naboth had been stoned and was dead, Jezebel said to Ahab, “Go, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give you for money; for Naboth is not alive, but dead.”
“Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring the disaster in his days; but in his son’s days I will bring the disaster on his house.”
King Joram returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that the Arameans had inflicted on him at Ramah, when he fought against King Hazael of Aram. King Ahaziah son of Jehoram of Judah went down to see Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was wounded.
Jehu said to his aide Bidkar, “Lift him out, and throw him on the plot of ground belonging to Naboth the Jezreelite; for remember, when you and I rode side by side behind his father Ahab how the Lord uttered this oracle against him:
[ Massacre of Ahab’s Descendants ] Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. So Jehu wrote letters and sent them to Samaria, to the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to the guardians of the sons of Ahab, saying,
The Lord said to Jehu, “Because you have done well in carrying out what I consider right, and in accordance with all that was in my heart have dealt with the house of Ahab, your sons of the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel.”
For he rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had destroyed; he erected altars for Baal, made a sacred pole, as King Ahab of Israel had done, worshiped all the host of heaven, and served them.
but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have led Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem into unfaithfulness, as the house of Ahab led Israel into unfaithfulness, and because you also have killed your brothers, members of your father’s house, who were better than yourself,
and he returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that he had received at Ramah, when he fought King Hazael of Aram. And Ahaziah son of King Jehoram of Judah went down to see Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.
But it was ordained by God that the downfall of Ahaziah should come about through his going to visit Joram. For when he came there he went out with Jehoram to meet Jehu son of Nimshi, whom the Lord had anointed to destroy the house of Ahab.
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying a lie to you in my name: I am going to deliver them into the hand of King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon, and he shall kill them before your eyes.
For you have kept the statutes of Omri and all the works of the house of Ahab, and you have followed their counsels. Therefore I will make you a desolation, and your inhabitants an object of hissing; so you shall bear the scorn of my people.
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63 topical index results for “Ahab”

ISRAEL » Ahab, twenty-two years
JEZEBEL » Daughter of Ethbaal, a Zidonian, and wife of Ahab (7 Kings 16:31)
NABOTH » His vineyard forcibly taken by Ahab; stoned at the instigation of Jezebel (2 Kings 21:1-19)
SUBSTITUTION » The life of Ahab in exchange for that of Ben-hadad (2 Kings 20:42)
ACCUSATION, FALSE » INCIDENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF » Against Elijah by Ahab (2 Kings 18:17,18)
ANGER » INSTANCES OF » Ahab, because Naboth would not sell his vineyard (2 Kings 21:4)
COVETOUSNESS » INSTANCES OF » Ahab, in desiring Naboth's vineyard (2 Kings 21:2-16)
DIPLOMACY » INSTANCES OF » Ambassadors from Ben-hadad to Ahab (2 Kings 20:31-34)
DISHONESTY » INSTANCES OF » Ahab confiscates Naboth's vineyard (2 Kings 21:2-16)
DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD » INSTANCES OF » Of Ahab, in suffering the king of Assyria to escape out of his hands (2 Kings 20:42)
ELIJAH » The Tishbite, a Gileadite and prophet, called ELIA » Returns, and sends a message to Ahab (2 Kings 18:1-16)
ELIJAH » The Tishbite, a Gileadite and prophet, called ELIA » Meets Ahab and directs him to assemble the prophets of Baal (2 Kings 18:17-20)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » Of Ahab, when Elijah prophesied the destruction of himself and his house (2 Kings 21:27; with20:29)
ISRAEL » HISTORY OF » Famine prevails during the reign of Ahab (2 Kings 18:1-6)
ISRAEL, PROPHECIES CONCERNING » (For the history of the above kings see under each » Jehoshaphat joins Ahab against the king of Syria (2 Kings 22)
JEZREEL » A city of the tribe of Issachar » Jehu kills King Ahab, his wife, and friends at (2 Kings 9:15-37;10:11)
MINISTER, Christian » Expostulate with rulers » Elijah with Ahab (2 Kings 18:17,18)
SAMARIA » City of, built by Omri » See AHAB
SARCASM » INSTANCES OF » Ahab's reply to Ben-hadad (2 Kings 20:11)
SEAL » A stamp used for signifying documents » Ahab's letter (2 Kings 21:8)
SIDON » A city on the northern boundary of the Canaanites » Ahab marries a woman of (2 Kings 16:31)

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