Jezebel


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Jez·e·bel

 (jĕz′ə-bĕl′) fl. ninth century bc.
Phoenician princess and queen of Israel as the wife of Ahab. According to the Bible, she encouraged idolatry and was ultimately killed by Jehu.

jez·e·bel

 (jĕz′ə-bĕl′, -bəl)
n.
A woman who is regarded as evil and scheming.

[After Jezebel.]

Jezebel

(ˈdʒɛzəˌbɛl; -bəl)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament the wife of Ahab, king of Israel: she fostered the worship of Baal and tried to destroy the prophets of Israel (I Kings 18:4–13); she was killed by Jehu (II Kings 9:29–37)
2. (sometimes not capital) a shameless or scheming woman

Jez•e•bel

(ˈdʒɛz əˌbɛl, -bəl)

n.
1. the wife of Ahab, king of Israel. I Kings 16:31.
2. (often l.c.) a wicked, shameless woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jezebel - wife of Ahab who was king of IsraelJezebel - wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)
2.jezebel - a shameless impudent scheming woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"

Jezebel

noun harlot, witch, jade, virago, wanton, hussy, harridan 'You Jezebel! How could you steal my man from me?'
Translations
Jezabel
Isebel
JézabelJezebel
איזבל
Gezabele
イゼベル
ištvirkėlėJezebelėpaleistuvė
Izebel
Jesabel
Izebel
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IsebelJezebelJisebel
耶洗別

Jezebel

[ˈdʒezəbel] NJezabel

Jezebel

n (Bibl) → Isebel f; (fig)verruchtes Weib
References in classic literature ?
More shame for me, you young Jezebel -- more shame for me
I can be hard enough on your boxes, you young Jezebel, if I can't be hard on you.
Jezebel said she could secure the vineyard; and she went forth and forged letters to the nobles and wise men, in the King's name, and ordered them to proclaim a fast and set Naboth on high before the people, and suborn two witnesses to swear that he had blasphemed.
Hold your tongue, you Jezebel,' said Ralph, looking fearfully round.
This is Ahab, that's Jezebel," said Evie, who was one of those who name animals after the less successful characters of Old Testament history.
Ahab and Jezebel danced at his boots and made him look ridiculous.
Take the advice of one who has the honour of your name at heart, and send the tawny Jezebel away.
So, before that jumping jade and Jezebel,' Mr Flintwinch grinned at his wife, 'has got you into bed, you at last tell me where you have put the paper, among the old ledgers in the cellars, where Arthur himself went prowling the very next morning.
Change these back again to what they were, thou powerful enchanter, Time, and they shall be seen to be the carriages of absolute monarchs, the equipages of feudal nobles, the toilettes of flaring Jezebels, the churches that are not my father's house but dens of thieves, the huts of millions of starving peasants
Began to talk about Delilahs and Jezebels and Fools-there-was and the rest of it, and what a mug a feller was to let a female into 'is cosy home, who'd only make him spend his days hooking her up, and his nights wondering how to get back the blankets without waking her.
In his book "Jezebel--Defeating Your #1 Spiritual Enemy" Larson presents Jezebel as a fallen angel taking on the identity and spirit of the despicable Queen, wife of King Ahaz, in the days of the Old Testament prophet Elijah.
You take control of Johnny Gat or Kinzie Kensington, hellbent on rescuing the president, who has been sucked into hell by Satan via a Ouija board to be married off to his daughter Jezebel.