Achab



(def 1).
Historical Examples

And he said: Go up, and say to Achab: Prepare thy chariot, and go down, lest the rain prevent thee.
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So Achab slept with his fathers; and Ochozias, his son, reigned in his stead.
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For which crime Elias denounceth to Achab the judgments of God: upon his humbling himself the sentence is mitigated.
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And when Achab was dead, he broke the league which he had made with the king of Israel.
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And Elias said to Achab: Go up, eat and drink: for there is a sound of abundance of rain.
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Now Josaphat was rich and very glorious, and was joined by affinity to Achab.
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Abdias therefore went to meet Achab, and told him: and Achab came to meet Elias.
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He also walked in the ways of the house of Achab: for his mother pushed him on to do wickedly.
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Achab sent to all the children of Israel, and gathered together the prophets unto mount Carmel.
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Achab believing his false prophets, rather than Micheas, is slain in Ramoth Galaad.
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