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Definition

Jezebel (d. c. 842 BCE) was the Phoenician Princess of Sidon who married Ahab, King of Israel (r. c. 871 - c. 852 BCE) according to the biblical books of I and II Kings, where she is portrayed unfavorably as a conniving harlot who corrupts Israel and flaunts the commandments of God.

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Timeline

  • c. 871 BCE - c. 852 BCE
    Reign of King Ahab of Israel.
  • c. 842 BCE
    Approximate death of Jezebel.
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