“King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon devoured me and drove my people out. Like a monster from the deep he swallowed me. He filled his belly with my riches. He made me an empty dish. He completely cleaned me out.” 1
The men took this as a good omen and quickly accepted his offer, saying, “Ben Hadad is your brother.” Ahab 1 then said, “Go, get him.” So Ben Hadad came out to him, and Ahab pulled him up into his chariot.