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Example sentences from the Web for ahab
Individuals abstain from food to express contrition (Ahab) or to prepare for divine revelation (Moses).
Their vision was keener than man's; Ahab could discover no sign in the sea.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
Such was the wretched Ahab—wretched though favored with a diadem and a sceptre.Elijah the Tishbite|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
Ahab's courage was shown in thus going out to meet his foe on the northeastern border of his territory.Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent
This mourning for the means but acceptance of the fact would not be in disaccord with Ahab's moral weakness.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
Instead of daunting Ahab, the loss exasperates him; and by long brooding over it his reason becomes shaken.