Jezabel

[Death of Jezabel]
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Wife of Achab, King of Israel. She was a Sidonian princess, a fanatical devotee of the Phenician deities, the worship of which she imposed on Israel, persecuting the prophets of Jehovah. She met her death by being thrown from a window at the command of Jehu, and the dogs ate her flesh, thus fulfilling the prophecy of Elias.

MLA Citation

  • “Jezabel”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 24 November 2012. Web. 20 September 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/jezabel/>