The infamous Queen of Israel, Jezebel’s name carries the same weight as the name of Judas. But is she really that wicked?
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Favorite Sources + Recommended Reading
Digging deeper via the Bible:
- 1 & 2 Kings (ESV)
- These are the top two commentaries of the many I perused.
“Outside” refers to “outside of Scripture” and does not necessarily advise of any Christian/non-Christian bias in the source.
- This article on the life of Jezebel has several incredible images, including a picture of what may have been Jezebel’s real life royal seal!
- These articles come at Jezebel’s life from a more secular perspective.
- These articles make for quick + interesting reading on Phoenicia and Canaanite religions.
- Here’s some deep(er) reading on the lifestyles of Hebrew women in ancient Israel.
Recommended Reading + Other Fun:
- The Phoenician Shipwreck (discovered in 2014)
- Cleopatra’s grand entrance