Judges is a fun book in the Bible. It depicts a time period in Israelite history that was less than stellar. For more on that time period you can read –>this<– post on Samson. Right about when Samson was leaving the scene the Bible records a story that is possibly one of the most gruesome of all religious texts.
Jezebel’s Bio Jezebel was the Phoenician wife of King Ahab (871 – c. 852 BCE) in the northern kingdom of Israel. She was the daughter of king Ethbaal who ruled the Phoenician cities on the coast. According to the 2nd century BCE Greek historian, Menander of Ephesus, we know that Jezebel’s father, Ethbaal, was a … Read more