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But when they went out to bury her, they found nothing except her skull, her feet and her hands.
King James Bible
And they went to bury her: but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands.
American Standard Version
And they went to bury her; but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands.
Young's Literal Translation
And they go to bury her, and have not found of her except the skull, and the feet, and the palms of the hands.
2 Kings 9:35 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The skull - the feet, and the palms of her hands - The dogs did not eat those parts, say Jarchi and Kimchi, because in her festal dances she danced like a dog, on her hands and feet, wantonly moving her head. What other meaning these rabbins had, I do not inquire. She was, no doubt, guilty of the foulest actions, and was almost too bad to be belied.
How literally was the prediction delivered in the preceding book, (1 Kings 21:23, The dogs shall eat Jezebel, by the wall of Jezreel), fulfilled! And how dearly did she and her husband Ahab pay for the murder of innocent Naboth!
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Job 31:3 Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?
Ecclesiastes 6:3 If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good...
Isaiah 14:18-20 All the kings of the nations, even all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own house...
Jeremiah 22:19 He shall be buried with the burial of an donkey, drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 36:30 Therefore thus said the LORD of Jehoiakim king of Judah; He shall have none to sit on the throne of David...
Acts 12:23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
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2 Kings 9:10 As for Jezebel, dogs will devour her on the plot of ground at Jezreel, and no one will bury her.'" Then he opened the door and ran.
2 Kings 9:34 Jehu went in and ate and drank. "Take care of that cursed woman," he said, "and bury her, for she was a king's daughter."
2 Kings 9:36 They went back and told Jehu, who said, "This is the word of the LORD that he spoke through his servant Elijah the Tishbite: On the plot of ground at Jezreel dogs will devour Jezebel's flesh.