Questions tagged [jezebel]

Questions involving Queen Jezebel, found in the book of 1 Kings

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Did God repent of the evil he had declared against Ahab in 1 Kings 21?

After having got Naboth killed Ahab is told by the prophet Elijah that in the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth they will also lick his KJV 1 Kings 21 : 19 And thou shalt speak unto him, ...
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Why did Elijah run from Jezebel [duplicate]

Edited to make more clearer. In 1 Kings 19, Elijah runs from Jezebel after being threatened by her. I have two questions in relation to this. Would she have carried out that threat on a popular ...
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(1 Kings 21:7) is Jezebel a wife that belittles/mistreats her husband or is she a wife who encourages King Ahab, her husband?

Could someone please provide their insight on how Jezebel treats Ahab? A specific verse that is interesting to me is 1 Kings 21:7. To elaborate, in 1 Kings 21:7, Jezebel's reaction to Ahab's ...
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Who were these prophets in 1 Kings 18:2-4?

So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab; and there was a severe famine in Samaria. And Ahab had called Obadiah, who was in charge of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly. For so it ...
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Why is Jehu called Zimri by Jezebel in 2 Kings 9:31?

2 Kings 9 NIV 31 As Jehu entered the gate, she asked, “Have you come in peace, you Zimri, you murderer of your master?”[e] Why did Jezebel call Jehu by the name Zimri or was Zimri the other name ...
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Did Jezebel also destroy the sons of Naboth as alluded to in 2 Kings 9?

When Jehu recounts the Naboth incident he seems to insinuate that Naboth died with his sons. 2 Kings 9:25-26 NASB 25 Then Jehu said to Bidkar his officer, “Take him up and cast him into the [z]...
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Why is the bloodshed of Jezreel to be avenged on the house of Jehu in Hosea 1:4?

After Elisha had instructed the young prophet to annoint Jehu as king of Israel,Jehu is also instructed to go & avenge the blood of the prophets & Lord's servants who had been killed by ...
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What do the days of Obadyahu's youth concern us?

I Kings 18 contains an extended dialogue between Obadyahu (Obadyah in the translations) and Elijah. Verse 12, (NIV) states: I don’t know where the Spirit of the Lord may carry you when I leave you. ...
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What and where is the Kerith ravine?

I Kings 17:2-4 (NIV) Reads: Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah: “Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan. You will drink from the brook, and I have ...