When the king was dead, he was brought to Samaria to be buried.
His chariot was washed at the pool of Samaria, where the prostitutes bathed. The dogs licked up his blood, as the LORD had predicted.
Isn't everything else about Ahab--everything he did, the ivory palace he built, and all the cities he fortified--written in the official records of the kings of Israel?
Ahab lay down in death with his ancestors. His son Ahaziah succeeded him as king.
Jehoshaphat, son of Asa, became king of Judah in Ahab's fourth year as king of Israel.
Jehoshaphat was 35 years old when he began to rule, and he ruled for 25 years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Azubah, daughter of Shilhi.
Jehoshaphat carefully followed the example his father Asa had set and did what the LORD considered right.
But the illegal worship sites were not torn down. The people continued to sacrifice and burn incense at these worship sites. Jehoshaphat made peace with the king of Israel.
Isn't everything else about Jehoshaphat--the heroic acts he did and [the wars] he fought--written in the official records of the kings of Judah?
He rid the land of the male temple prostitutes who were left there from the time of his father Asa.
There was no king in Edom; instead, a deputy ruled.