10 The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel—no one will bury her.’”(A) Then the young prophet opened the door and escaped.

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Jehu Kills Jezebel

30 When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard about it, so she painted her eyes,(A) adorned her head, and looked down from the window. 31 As Jehu entered the gate, she said, “Do you come in peace, Zimri,[a](B) killer of your master?”

32 He looked up toward the window and said, “Who is on my side? Who?” Two or three eunuchs(C) looked down at him, 33 and he said, “Throw her down!” So they threw her down, and some of her blood splattered on the wall and on the horses, and Jehu rode over her.(D)

34 Then he went in, ate and drank, and said, “Take care of this cursed(E) woman and bury her, since she’s a king’s daughter.”(F) 35 But when they went out to bury her, they did not find anything but her skull, her feet, and the palms of her hands. 36 So they went back and told him, and he said, “This fulfills the Lord’s word that He spoke through His servant Elijah the Tishbite: ‘In the plot of land at Jezreel, the dogs will eat Jezebel’s flesh.(G) 37 Jezebel’s corpse will be like manure(H) on the surface of the field in the plot of land at Jezreel so that no one will be able to say: This is Jezebel.’”

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  1. 2 Kings 9:31 A sarcastic reference to Zimri who usurped the throne; 1Kg 16:8-20

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