Ithobaal III

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Ithobaal III (Latin Ithobalus, Hebrew Ethbaal) was recorded by Josephus as the king on the list of kings of Tyre reigning 591/0–573/2 BCE at the time of the first fall of Jerusalem, and therefore the subject of Ezekiel's cherub in Eden.[1]


  1. ^ Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon p27 Donald John Wiseman - 1991 188 Though the precise dates for the reign of Ethbaal III of Tyre are disputed,' 8 these are currently taken to be 591/0–573/2 BC Since Josephus says that 'in the seventh year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, he began to besiege ...