Bible Names A-G: Eth-baal
Eth-baal in Easton's Bible Dictionary
with Baal, a king of Sidon (B.C. 940-908), father of Jezebel,
who was the wife of Ahab (1 Kings 16:31). He is said
been also a priest of Astarte, whose worship was
to that of Baal, and this may account for his
daughter's zeal in
promoting idolatry in Israel. This marriage of Ahab
fatal to both Israel and Judah. Dido, the founder of
was his granddaughter.
Eth-baal in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("with Baal"), namely, for his patron god. Ithobalus ("Baal
with him") in Menander (Josephus, Apion 1:18), king of Sidon,
Jezebel's father (1 Kings 16:31). (See JEZEBEL.) Priest of
Astarte. Murdered Pheles, 50 years after Hiram's death, and
usurped the throne of Tyre for 32 years, 940-908 B.C.
Eth-baal in Hitchcock's Bible Names
toward the idol
Eth-baal in Naves Topical Bible
King of Sidon
Eth-baal in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(with Baal), king of Sidon and father of Jezebel. 1Ki 16:31
Josephus represents him as a king of the Tyrians as well as of
the Sidonians. We may thus identify him with Eithobalus, who,
after having assassinated Pheles, usurped the throne of Tyre
for thirty-two years. The date of Ethbaal's reign may be given
as about B.C. 940-908.
Eth-baal in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
eth-ba'-al, eth'-ba-al ('ethba`al, "with Baal"): "King of the
Sidonians," and father of Jezebel whom Ahab king of Israel
took to wife (1 Ki 16:31).
Eth-baal Scripture - 1 Kings 16:31
And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him
to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took
to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians,
and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
Ithobaal I in Wikipedia
Ithobaal I (or Ethbaal; Biblical Ethbaal, 1 Kings 16:31) was a
king of Tyre who founded a new dynasty. During his reign, Tyre
expanded its power on the mainland, making all of Phoenicia
its territory as far north as Beirut, including Sidon, and
even a part of the island of Cyprus. At the same time, Tyre
also built new overseas colonies: Botrys (now Batrun) near
Byblos, and Auza in Libya.
Primary information related to Ithobaal comes from Josephus’s
citation of the Phoenician author Menander of Ephesus, in
Against Apion i.18. Here it is said that the previous king,
Phelles, “was slain by Ithobalus, the priest of Astarte, who
reigned thirty-two years, and lived sixty-eight years; he was
succeeded by his son Badezorus (Baal-Eser II).”...
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