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Jezebel

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(d. 706 BCE) A Zidonite princess, wife of King Ahab. Induced the Israelites to worship Baal, supported the prophets of Baal, and killed hundreds of true prophets. When her husband wished to acquire a particular vineyard, Jezebel had its owner, Naboth, stoned. During Jehu's revolt, she was defenestrated, trampled, and her flesh was consumed by dogs.


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Entry for 'Jezebel'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/j/jezebel.html. 2012.

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the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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