Iezabel: Jezebel, the symbolic name of a false prophetessOriginal Word: Ἰεζάβελ, ἡPart of Speech:
Proper Noun, IndeclinableTransliteration:
Jezebel, name given to a false prophetess of Thyatira, possibly borrowed from the name of Ahab's wife, queen of Israel.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin IzebelDefinition
Jezebel, the symbolic name of a false prophetessNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2403: ΙεζαβελΙεζαβελ
((so G T WH
, L Ιεζαβελ
; Tr Ιεζαβελ
; Rec. Ἰεζάβηλ
(`perhaps intact, chaste; cf. Agnes' (Gesenius))), Jezebel
), wife of Ahab (circa <917-897 b.c.="">; 1 Kings 16:29), an impious and cruel queen, who protected idolatry and persecuted the prophets (1 Kings 16:31 — 2 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.<1>
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