It is about 853 BC and Ahab is the king of Israel. Remember that he is described in the scriptures as the worst king that ever ruled over God’s people. Jehoshaphat is the king of Judah. At this time these two kings are in-laws because Ahab’s daughter married Jehoshaphat’s son. Jehoshaphat goes to visit king Ahab. Ahab tells Jehoshaphat that Ramoth-gilead belongs to Israel after the last war three years ago.
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