[Death of Jezabel]Article

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. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 November 2012. Web. 21 February 2018. <>