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.
He erected an altar for Baal in the house of Baal, which he built in Samaria.
Ahab also made a sacred pole. a Ahab did more to provoke the anger of the Lord, the God of Israel, than had all the kings of Israel who were before him.
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