Michael D. Coogan

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780195288803
Published online April 2009 |

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King Ahaziah's decision upon falling out of a window (the probable meaning of lattice, v. 2 ) to send messengers to consult one of the many local manifestations of Baal in Ekron (a Philistine city about 40 km [25 mi] west of Jerusalem) leads to a confrontation with the prophet Elijah.

Chapter.  9198 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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