Ethbaal

Ethbaal

(ĕthbā`əl, ĕth`bāəl), in the Bible, king of the Zidonians, Jezebel's father.
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They justify their claim through synchronization with the projected timeline of King Ethbaal of Tyre and Sidon (father of Jezebel).
Not content to follow the sins of Jeroboam, son of Nebat, he took as wife Jezebel, daughter of King Ethbaal of the Phoenicians, and he went and served Baal and worshiped him.
Josephus equates this drought with the one that the Hellenistic historian Menander found recorded in the archives of Tyre: "Now Menander mentions this drought in his account of the acts of Ethbaal, King of the Tyrians, where he says thus: Under him there was a want of rain from the month Hyperberetmus till the month Hyperberetmus of the year following; but when he made supplications, there came great thunderings" (Antiquities, VIII:18:2).
Not content to follow the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, he took as wife Jezebel daughter of King Ethbaal of the Phoenicians, and he went and served Baal and worshipped him.