King Ahab, under the influence of his pagan wife, Jezebel, promoted Baal worship in the ten-tribe kingdom of Israel. ... For example, Queen Jezebel murdered many prophets of Jehovah.
w05 12/15 pp. 24-29 - The Watchtower—2005
JEZEBEL ... (Jezʹe·bel) [from Phoenician, possibly meaning “Where Is the Lofty One [that is, the prince]?”].
it-2 pp. 75-76 - Insight, Volume 2
And it came about that, [as if it were] the most trivial+
thing for him to walk in the sins of Jer·o·boʹam+
the son of Neʹbat, he now took as wife+ Jezʹe·bel+
the daughter of Eth·baʹal the king of the Si·doʹni·ans+
and began to go and serve Baʹal*+
and to bow down to him. ... 4
Hence it came about that when Jezʹe·bel+
cut off Jehovah’s prophets,+
O·ba·diʹah proceeded to take a hundred prophets and keep them hid by fifties in a cave, and he supplied them bread and water.)+
Rbi8 1 Kings 1:1-22:53 - Reference Bible (Rbi8)
As if it were a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jer·o·boʹam+
the son of Neʹbat, he also took as wife Jezʹe·bel+
the daughter of Eth·baʹal, the king of the Si·doʹni·ans,+
and began to serve Baʹal+
and to bow down to him. ...
(Now O·ba·diʹah greatly feared Jehovah, 4
and when Jezʹe·bel+
was doing away with*
Jehovah’s prophets, O·ba·diʹah took 100 prophets and hid them 50 to a cave, and he supplied them with bread and water.)
nwt 1 Kings 1:1-22:53 - New World Translation (nwt)
Jezebel—A Wicked Queen ... One big reason is his wife, wicked Queen Jezʹe·bel.
my story 66 - Bible Stories (my)
After what he had witnessed, surely he had no choice but to abandon Baal worship; to restrain his queen, Jezebel; and to stop the persecution of Jehovah’s servants. ... We read: “Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done and all about how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.”
ia chap. 12 pp. 99-107 - Imitate (ia)
King Ahab the son of Omri had continued the calf worship established by Jeroboam, but worse, he had married Jezebel the daughter of the Sidonian king Ethbaal. ... Jezebel’s hatred of Jehovah caused persecution and slaughter of the prophets; they were driven into hiding in caves.
it-1 pp. 710-713 - Insight, Volume 1
He had married Jezebel
and had caused Baal worship to flourish in the land, with the king himself taking part. ...
(1 Kings, chapter 20
) Now, though, the greed, materialism, and violence of Ahab and Jezebel
sank to new depths.
w14 2/1 pp. 12-15 - The Watchtower—2014
The country was under the wicked influence of Jezebel
, widow of Ahab and mother of the ruling king, Jehoram. ... 18:4, 13
) Jehovah decreed the elimination of the whole house of Ahab, including Jehoram and Jezebel
w11 11/15 pp. 3-5 - The Watchtower—2011
You must strike down the house of Aʹhab your lord, and I will avenge the blood of my servants the prophets and of all the servants of Jehovah who died at the hands of Jezʹe·bel
.+ ... 10
As for Jezʹe·bel
, the dogs will eat her up in the plot of land at Jezʹre·el,+
and no one will bury her.’”
nwt 2 Kings 1:1-25:30 - New World Translation (nwt)
After what he had witnessed, surely he had no choice but to abandon Baal worship, to restrain his queen, Jezebel, and to stop the persecution of Jehovah’s servants. ... We read: “Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done and all about how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.”
w11 7/1 pp. 18-22 - The Watchtower—2011
During the reign of King Ahab of Israel, Elijah the prophet had fled to Mount Horeb to escape death at the hands of Ahab’s wife Jezebel. ... This tract had been taken by Ahab after his wife Jezebel had brought about Naboth’s murder.
it-2 pp. 22-25 - Insight, Volume 2
And you must strike down the house of Aʹhab your lord, and I must avenge+
of my servants the prophets and the blood of all the servants of Jehovah at the hand of Jezʹe·bel
.+ ... 10
the dogs will eat+
up in the tract of land at Jezʹre·el, and there will be no one burying her.’”
Rbi8 2 Kings 1:1-25:30 - Reference Bible (Rbi8)
Main characters: Ahab, Jezebel, Naboth, and Elijah ... Summary: Prompted by Jezebel, King Ahab commits murder to obtain a vineyard.
w12 7/1 pp. 30-31 - The Watchtower—2012
In their midst was “that woman Jezebel”—perhaps a group of women with traits like those of wicked Queen Jezebel of the ten-tribe Kingdom of Israel.
w03 5/15 pp. 15-20 - The Watchtower—2003
(1 Kings 21:1
) It was from Jezreel that Jehovah’s prophet Elijah received death threats from Ahab’s foreign wife Jezebel
Seeing the king’s sullen mood, Queen Jezebel
arranged a mock trial, accusing Naboth of blasphemy.
w00 3/1 pp. 25-28 - The Watchtower—2000
Not only did the corrupted worship of Jehovah by means of Jeroboam’s golden calves continue but Ahab also allowed Baal worship to infect Israel on an unprecedented scale due to his early marriage to Jezebel, the daughter of Ethbaal, king of Sidon. ... Ahab allowed his pagan wife Jezebel to lead him into Baal worship, to build a temple for Baal, and to erect a sacred pole in honor of Asherah.
it-1 pp. 59-60 - Insight, Volume 1
In fact, 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the sacred pole, were “eating at the table of Jezebel
,” Ahab’s wife. ... 17
A ruthless enemy of Jehovah, Jezebel
tried to eradicate true worship from the land.
w06 10/1 pp. 16-20 - The Watchtower—2006
Jezebel—A Wicked Queen ... Who is Jezebel?
my - Bible Stories (my)
For example, wicked Queen Jezebel
had Naboth executed so that her husband, Ahab, could take Naboth’s vineyard. ...
(1 Kings 21:1-16
) In 1932, The Watchtower
explained that Ahab and Jezebel
represented Satan and his organization, that Naboth represented Jesus, and that Naboth’s death represented Jesus’ execution.
ws15 3/15 pp. 3-8 - The Watchtower (Simplified)—2015
Consider, for example, the account about Naboth, whose unjust trial and execution were arranged by wicked Queen Jezebel so that her husband, Ahab, could seize Naboth’s vineyard. ... Ahab and Jezebel were said to picture Satan and his organization; Naboth pictured Jesus; Naboth’s death, then, was prophetic of Jesus’ execution.
w15 3/15 pp. 7-11 - The Watchtower—2015
Ahab and his wife, Jezebel, were worshipping the false god Baal. ... Queen Jezebel was very mean and wanted to kill all the people who worshipped Jehovah, including Elijah!
yc lesson 7 pp. 16-17 - Teach Your Children (yc)
allowed his wife, Jezebel, to have Naboth and his sons killed so that the king could take the man’s vineyard. ... For example, his Word exposes every aspect of Jezebel’s plot against Naboth.
w14 2/1 p. 11 - The Watchtower—2014
Queen Jezebel had executed many servants of Jehovah, but this man still stood firm against Baal worship. ... He married Jezebel, the daughter of the king of Sidon.
ia chap. 10 pp. 84-91 - Imitate (ia)
Jeremiah recorded the account about Jezebel
, the wicked wife of King Ahab of Samaria. ...
His account included Elijah’s declaration that dogs would eat up Jezebel
in the plot of the land of Jezreel.
jr chap. 10 pp. 114-127 - Jeremiah (jr)
Queen Jezebel had executed many servants of Jehovah, but this man still stood firm against Baal worship. ... King Ahab had married Jezebel, the daughter of the king of Sidon.
w08 1/1 pp. 18-21 - The Watchtower—2008
When Israel’s Queen Jezebel, a fanatic promoter of Baal worship, learned that the prophets of Baal had been killed by Elijah, she swore to put him to death. ... Elijah had faced enemies greater than Jezebel, but suddenly he became so discouraged that he wanted to die.
w01 2/1 pp. 20-23 - The Watchtower—2001
A Jezreelite vineyard owner and victim of a wicked plot by Queen Jezebel
(1Ki 21:1-4; Le 25:23-28
) Ahab’s wife Queen Jezebel
, however, schemed to have two witnesses falsely accuse Naboth of blaspheming God and the king.
it-2 p. 460 - Insight, Volume 2
In this regard the Lord’s condemnation declared: “You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and misleads my slaves to commit fornication and to eat things sacrificed to idols.” ... This “woman” was probably given the name Jezebel because her wicked conduct resembled that of Ahab’s wife, and because of her callous refusal to repent.
it-2 p. 1099 - Insight, Volume 2
What was foretold concerning Jezebel
and her remains came true. ...
Elijah proposes a test on Mount Carmel to determine who is the true God; when Jehovah is proved true, the Baal prophets are killed; Elijah flees for his life from Ahab’s wife Jezebel
, but Jehovah sends Elijah to anoint Hazael, Jehu, and Elisha (18:17–19:21
it-2 pp. 170-174 - Insight, Volume 2
When Ethbaal was king of the Sidonians (including Tyre), his daughter Jezebel married Ahab, the king of the northern kingdom of Israel. ... Jezebel was infamous in her determination to blot out the worship of Jehovah.
it-2 pp. 1135-1136 - Insight, Volume 2
This resulted in Ethbaal’s daughter, Jezebel, importing this more virile cult into Israel, with many priests and attendants. ... He avenged the murder of Jehovah’s prophets by killing off Jezebel and the house of her husband Ahab.
it-1 pp. 228-231 - Insight, Volume 1
EGGED ON, 1Ki 21:25 Jezebel
his wife e. ...
Rbi8 pp. 1495-1553 - Reference Bible (Rbi8)
dx86-14 - Index 1986-2014
Well, wicked Queen Jezebel had vowed to have Elijah executed. ... What had he to fear from Jezebel, with the almighty God on his side?
cl chap. 4 pp. 37-46 - Close to Jehovah (cl)
Jezebel ... Jezebel
—A Wicked Queen Bible Stories,
rsg14 pp. 25-50 - Research Guide—2014
Elijah flees Jezebel
’s wrath (1-8) ... Jezebel
maneuvers Naboth’s death (5-16)
nwt 1Ki pp. 478-479 - New World Translation (nwt)
Wicked King Jehoram, the son of Ahab and Jezebel, rode in his chariot to meet Jehu and said: “Is there peace, Jehu?” ... He replied: “What peace could there be as long as there are the fornications of Jezebel your mother and her many sorceries?”
w11 8/15 pp. 27-31 - The Watchtower—2011
The son of Ahab and Jezebel was wicked King Jehoram. ... Jehu answered: “What peace could there be as long as there are the fornications of Jezebel your mother and her many sorceries?”
ws11 8/15 pp. 21-26 - The Watchtower (Simplified)—2011
Son of Ahab and Jezebel
, and king of Israel for two years beginning in about 919 B. ...
(2Ch 21:16, 17; 22:1
) He was a young man of 22 years when ascending the throne, and his domineering mother Athaliah, daughter of Ahab and Jezebel
, influenced him to wickedness.
it-1 pp. 62-63 - Insight, Volume 1