2403. Iezabel
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Iezabel: Jezebel, the symbolic name of a false prophetess
Original Word: Ἰεζάβελ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Iezabel
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-ed-zab-ale')
Short Definition: Jezebel
Definition: Jezebel, name given to a false prophetess of Thyatira, possibly borrowed from the name of Ahab's wife, queen of Israel.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Izebel
Jezebel, the symbolic name of a false prophetess
NASB Translation
Jezebel (1).

STRONGS NT 2403: Ιεζαβελ

Ιεζαβελ ((so G T WH, L Ιεζαβελ; Tr Ιεζαβελ; Rec. Ἰεζάβηλ), (אִיזֶבֶל (`perhaps intact, chaste; cf. Agnes' (Gesenius))), Jezebel (modern: Isabel), wife of Ahab (circa ; 1 Kings 16:29), an impious and cruel queen, who protected idolatry and persecuted the prophets (1 Kings 16:312 Kings 9:30); in Revelation 2:20 equivalent to a second Jezebel, the symbolic name of a woman who pretended to be a prophetess, and who, addicted to antinomianism, claimed for Christians the liberty of eating things sacrificed to idols, Revelation 2:20.


Of Hebrew origin ('Iyzebel); Jezabel (i.e. Jezebel), a Tyrian woman (used as a synonym of a termagant or false teacher) -- Jezabel.

see HEBREW 'Iyzebel

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