the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #348 - אִיזֶבֶל
Jezebel = “Baal exalts” or “Baal is husband to” or “unchaste”
1) queen of Israel, wife of Ahab, daughter of Ethbaal
אִיזֶבֶל f. (prob. “without cohabitation,” i.e. ἄλοχος, Plat. p. 249, B, chaste, modest; comp. Agnes, a very suitable female name, and not to be estimated from the conduct of the celebrated Jezebel of Tyre): Jezebel, Isabella, pr.n. of a celebrated woman, daughter of Ethbaal, king of Tyre, and wife of Ahab, infamous for her idolatry, and cruel persecution of the prophets, 1 Kings 16:31, 18:4, 13 1 Kings 18:13, 21:5, seq.; 2 Kings 9:7, seq.