Jerks Of The Bible Series | Entry #9: Jezebel

Frederic Leighton - Jezabel andAhab, c.1863

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