Izebel: queen of Isr. with King AhabOriginal Word: אּיזָ֫בֶלPart of Speech:
Proper Name FeminineTransliteration:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivationDefinition
queen of Isr. with King AhabNASB Translation
Jezebel (21), Jezebel's (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs אִיזֶבֶל proper name, feminine
(sense uncertain, CISi. 158
there occurs the proper name, feminine בעלאזבל Baal exalts?
or is husband to?
], 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
), 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
From 'iy and Zbul; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab -- Jezebel.
see HEBREW 'iy
see HEBREW Zbul