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Summary

And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window.

Jezebel

Painted her face

Bible References

Jezebel

1 Kings 19:1
Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, including a detailed account of how he killed all the prophets with the sword.

Painted her face

Jeremiah 4:30
And you, Zion, city doomed to destruction, you accomplish nothing by wearing a beautiful dress, decking yourself out in jewels of gold, and putting on eye shadow! You are making yourself beautiful for nothing. Your lovers spurn you. They want to kill you.
Ezekiel 23:40
"They even sent for men from far away; when the messenger arrived, those men set out. For them you bathed, painted your eyes, and decorated yourself with jewelry.

Tired

Isaiah 3:18
At that time the sovereign master will remove their beautiful ankle jewelry, neck ornaments, crescent shaped ornaments,
Ezekiel 24:17
Groan in silence for the dead, but do not perform mourning rites. Bind on your turban and put your sandals on your feet. Do not cover your lip and do not eat food brought by others."
1 Timothy 2:9
Likewise the women are to dress in suitable apparel, with modesty and self-control. Their adornment must not be with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive clothing,
1 Peter 3:3
Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes --

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