Now Ahab the son of OmribecamekingoverIsrael in the thirty-eighthyear of Asaking of Judah, and Ahab the son of OmrireignedoverIsrael in Samariatwenty-twoyears.
30Ahab the son of Omrididevil in the sight of the LORD1morethanallwho were before him.
It came about, as though it had been a trivialthing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that 2he marriedJezebel the daughter of Ethbaalking of the 3Sidonians, and went to serveBaal and worshiped him.
So he erected an altar for Baal in 4the house of Baalwhich he built in Samaria.
33Ahab also made5the aAsherah. Thus 6Ahabdidmore to provoke the LORDGod of Israelthanall the kings of Israelwho were before him.
347In his daysHiel the BethelitebuiltJericho; he laid its foundations with the loss of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates with the loss of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which He spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.