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Lexicon :: Strong's H348 - 'îzeḇel

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אִיזֶבֶל ʼÎyzebel, ee-zeh'-bel; from H336 and H2083; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab:—Jezebel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H348 in the following manner: Jezebel (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H348 in the following manner: Jezebel (22x).
  1. Jezebel = "Baal exalts" or "Baal is husband to" or "unchaste"

    1. queen of Israel, wife of Ahab, daughter of Ethbaal

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִיזֶבֶל ʼÎyzebel, ee-zeh'-bel; from H336 and H2083; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab:—Jezebel.
STRONGS H348: Abbreviations
אִיזֶבֶל proper name, feminine (sense uncertain, CISi. 158 there occurs the proper name, feminine בעלאזבל Baal exalts? or is husband to? [see H2082 זָבַל], of which אִיזֶבֶל is conjectured by DHM to be an intentional alteration, made for the purpose of avoiding the name Baal. If so, א׳ perhaps suggested to the Hebrew ear the idea of un-exalted or un-husbanded), queen of Ahab, daughter of Ethbaal, king of Tyre 1 Kings 16:31; 1 Kings 18:4, 13, 19; 1 Kings 19:1, 2; 1 Kings 21:5 +; 2 Kings 9:7 +.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

16:31; 18:4; 18:13; 18:19; 19:1; 19:2; 21:5

2 Kings



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H348 matches the Hebrew אִיזֶבֶל ('îzeḇel),
which occurs 22 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:31 - It happened, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Yarov`am the son of Nevat, that he took as wife Izevel the daughter of Etba`al king of the Tzidonim, and went and served Ba`al, and worshiped him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:4 - for it was so, when Izevel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that `Ovadyah took one hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:13 - Wasn't it told my lord what I did when Izevel killed the prophets of the LORD, how I hid one hundred men of the LORD's prophets by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:19 - Now therefore send, and gather to me all Yisra'el to Mount Karmel, and the prophets of Ba`al four hundred fifty, and the prophets of the Asherah four hundred, who eat at Izevel's table.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:1 - Ach'av told Izevel all that Eliyah had done, and withal how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:2 - Then Izevel send a messenger to Eliyah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I don't make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:5 - But Izevel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is your spirit so sad, that you eat no bread?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:7 - Izevel his wife said to him, Do you now govern the kingdom of Yisra'el? arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry: I will give you the vineyard of Navot the Yizre`eli.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:11 - The men of his city, even the Zakenim and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Izevel had sent to them, according as it was written in the letters which she had sent to them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:14 - Then they sent to Izevel, saying, Navot is stoned, and is dead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:15 - It happened, when Izevel heard that Navot was stoned, and was dead, that Izevel said to Ach'av, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Navot the Yizre`eli, which he refused to give you for money; for Navot is not alive, but dead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:23 - Of Izevel also spoke the LORD, saying, The dogs shall eat Izevel by the rampart of Yizre`el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:25 - (But there was none like Ach'av, who did sell himself to do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, whom Izevel his wife stirred up.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:7 - You shall strike the house of Ach'av your master, that I may avenge the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Izevel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - The dogs shall eat Izevel in the portion of Yizre`el, and there shall be none to bury her. He opened the door, and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:22 - It happened, when Yoram saw Yehu, that he said, Is it shalom, Yehu? He answered, What shalom, so long as the prostitution of your mother Izevel and her witchcraft abound?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - When Yehu was come to Yizre`el, Izevel heard of it; and she painted her eyes, and attired her head, and looked out at the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - Therefore they came back, and told him. He said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spoke by his servant Eliyah the Tishbi, saying, In the portion of Yizre`el shall the dogs eat the flesh of Izevel;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - and the body of Izevel shall be as dung on the face of the field in the portion of Yizre`el, so that they shall not say, This is Izevel.
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