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Strong's #348 - אִיזֶבֶל

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H336) and (H2083)
Parts of Speech
proper feminine noun
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Jezebel = “Baal exalts” or “Baal is husband to” or “unchaste”

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

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2403 ‑ Ἰεζάβελ (ee‑ed‑zab‑ale');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
NAS (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
CSB (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
BSB (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
ESV (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
WEB (22)
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 7
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אִיזֶבֶל proper name, feminine (sense uncertain, CIS i. 158 there occurs the proper name, feminine בעלאזבל Baal exalts? or is husband to? [see זָבַל], of which אִיזֶבֶל is conjectured by DHM to be an intentional alteration, made for the purpose of avoiding the name Baal. If Song of Solomon , ׳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 +.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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List of Word Forms
אִיזֶ֔בֶל אִיזֶ֖בֶל אִיזֶ֗בֶל אִיזֶ֙בֶל֙ אִיזֶ֜בֶל אִיזֶ֣בֶל אִיזֶ֥בֶל אִיזֶ֧בֶל אִיזָ֑בֶל אִיזָֽבֶל׃ איזבל איזבל׃ וְאִיזֶ֣בֶל ואיזבל לְאִיזֶ֔בֶל לאיזבל ’î·zā·ḇel ’î·ze·ḇel ’îzāḇel ’îzeḇel iZavel iZevel lə’îzeḇel lə·’î·ze·ḇel leiZevel veiZevel wə’îzeḇel wə·’î·ze·ḇel
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