goodness of God, the father of one whom the kings of Syria and Samaria in vain attempted to place on the throne of Ahaz ( Isaiah 7:6 ).
(God is good ). The son of Tabeal was apparently an Ephraimite in the army of Pekah the son of Remaliah, or a Syrian in the army of Rezin, when they went up to besiege Jerusalem in the reign of Ahaz. ( Isaiah 7:6 ) The Aramaic form of the name favors the latter supposition. (B.C. before 738.)