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Headword: Ἰεζάβελ
Adler number: iota,145
Translated headword: Jezebel
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Wife of king Ahab; Elijah, when pursued by her, was carried away in a chariot of fire; and king Jehu threw her from the wall to provide food for the dogs.
Greek Original:
Ἰεζάβελ, τοῦ Ἀχαὰβ βασιλέως γυνή: ὑφ' ἧς διωκόμενος Ἠλίας ἐν ἅρματι πυρὸς μετετέθη: ἣν Ἰοῦς ὁ βασιλεὺς ῥίπτει ἀπὸ τοῦ τείχους καὶ κυσὶ παραδίδωσι βρῶσιν.
Notes:
See already iota 144.
For Elijah and the chariot cf. 4 Kingdoms (2 Kings) 2:11.
Keywords: biography; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; imagery; religion; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 October 2004@07:23:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 October 2004@02:05:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 25 October 2004@03:39:52.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2013@05:32:45.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2016@04:37:10.
Catharine Roth (tweaked reference) on 7 January 2019@01:36:56.

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