1 Kings 21:26-29
He (Ahab) became completely abominable by
following idols, just as the Amorites had done, whom
the Lord drove out before the Israelites. When Ahab
heard these words, he tore his garments and put on
sackcloth over his bare flesh.
, slept in the
sackcloth, and went about subdued. Then the Lord
said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Have you seen that Ahab
has humbled himself before me? Since he has humbled
himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his time.
I will bring the evil upon his house during the reign of