1 Kings 16:29

Ahab Becomes King of Israel

29 In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab son of Omri became king of Israel, and he reigned in Samaria over Israel twenty-two years.

Read 1 Kings 16:29 Using Other Translations

And in the thirty and eighth year of Asa king of Judah began Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel: and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty and two years.
In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab the son of Omri began to reign over Israel, and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.
Ahab son of Omri began to rule over Israel in the thirty-eighth year of King Asa’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria twenty-two years.

What does 1 Kings 16:29 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 16:29

And in the thirty fifth year of Asa king of Judah began
Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel
At the latter end of it, the same year his father died, see ( 1 Kings 16:23 )

and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty two
years;
the same number of years Jeroboam did, ( 1 Kings 14:20 ) .

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