348. Izebel
Lexical Summary
Izebel: queen of Israel with King Ahab
Original Word: אִיזֶבֶל
Transliteration: Izebel
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-zeh'-bel)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Feminine
Short Definition: queen of Israel with King Ahab
Meaning: Jezebel -- queen of Israel with King Ahab
Strong's Concordance

From 'iy and Zbul; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab -- Jezebel.

see HEBREW 'iy

see HEBREW Zbul


H348. Izebel

אִיזֶבֶלproper name, feminine (sense uncertain, CISi. 158 there occurs the proper name, feminine בעלאזבלBaal 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 so, ׳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; 18:4, 13, 19; 19:1-2, 21:5 +; 2 Kings 9:7 +.


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