Jehu Executes Jezebel

30 When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it. And (A)she painted her eyes and adorned her head and looked out of the window.

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40 They even sent for men to come from afar, (A)to whom a messenger was sent; and behold, they came. For them you bathed yourself, (B)painted your eyes, (C)and adorned yourself with ornaments.

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30 And you, O desolate one,
what do you mean that you dress in scarlet,
    (A)that you adorn yourself with ornaments of gold,
    (B)that you enlarge your eyes with paint?
In vain you beautify yourself.
    (C)Your lovers despise you;
    they seek your life.

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17 Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. (A)Bind on your turban, and (B)put your shoes on your feet; do not cover your lips, (C)nor eat the bread of men.”

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(A)Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—

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likewise also (A)that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 (B)but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.

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18 In that day the Lord will take away (A)the finery of the anklets, the (B)headbands, and the (C)crescents; 19 the pendants, the bracelets, and the scarves; 20 the (D)headdresses, the armlets, the sashes, the perfume boxes, and the amulets; 21 the signet rings and (E)nose rings; 22 the (F)festal robes, the mantles, the cloaks, and the handbags; 23 the mirrors, the linen garments, the turbans, and the veils.

24 Instead of (G)perfume there will be rottenness;
    and instead of a (H)belt, a rope;
and instead of (I)well-set hair, (J)baldness;
    and instead of a rich robe, a (K)skirt of sackcloth;
    and (L)branding instead of beauty.

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Elijah Flees Jezebel

19 Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how (A)he had killed all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, (B)“So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.”

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