We know Jezebel (Isabel) was the original sister girl. Remember she sent word to Yliyah saying ‘so let the gods do to me and more also if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time. Jezebel threatened a man of Yah! 1 Kings 19:2. But there was another ‘quiet Jezebel’ whose name was Michal, the Jezebel spirit overcame her.
I first came across the story of Michal when I was researching the bible to see if there were any women that did not have children. Children are a blessing from Yah. I came across 2 Shemuyah 6:23, therefore Michal the daughter of Shaul had no children to the day of her death. If you go up you see what she did. 2 Shemuyah 6:16, Now as the ark of Yah came into the City of David, Michal, Shaul’s daughter looked through a window and saw King David leaping and whirling (dancing) before Yah and she despised him. Then she got in David’s face. 2 Shemuyah 6:20 Then David returned to bless his household and Michal the daughter of Shaul came out to meet David and said ‘how glorius was the king of Ysrayl today uncovering himself today in the eyes of the maids of his servants as one of the base fellows shamelessly uncovers himself@!’ Then David replied to her in 2 Shemuyah 6:21-22 It was before Yah who chose ME instead of your father and all his house to appoint me ruler over the people of Yah, over Ysrayl. Therefore I will play music before Yah. And I will be even more undignified than this and will be humble in my own sight. But as for the maidservants of whom you have spoken by them I will be held in honor.
After I read this story, I thought maybe she never loved David, her husband. But that was not correct. She loved David in the beginning I read. 1 Shemuyah 18:20, Now Michal, Shaul’s daughter loved David and they told Shaul and the thing pleased him. She even helped to save David’s life in 1 Shemuyah 19:12-18. She helped him to escape out of her window and she put goat’s hair in the bed to look as though David was sleeping when Shaul’s men came to kill him.
I wondered what happened? Why did she fall out of love with him? Did Shaul bad-mouth David in her presence? She even married another man. 1 Shemuyah 25:44, But Shaul had given Michal his daughter, David’s wife to Paltiyah the son of Laish who was from Gallim. But David does not let her out of the covenant. 2 Shemuyah 3:13-16 And David said ‘good I will make a covenant with you (Abner) but one thing I require of you. You shall not see my face unless you first bring Michal, Shaul’s daughter when you come to see my face. So David sent messengers to Ishbosheth, Shaul’s son saying ‘give me my wife Michal, whom I betrothed to myself for a hundered foreskins of the Philistines. And Ishbosheth sent and took her from her husband, from Paltiyah the son of Laish. Then her husband went along with her to Bahurim weeping behind her. So Abner said to him, ‘go, return ( leave)! And he left.
I wondered if she had no children because she got sister-girl in David’s face and Yah did not like that or if she just didn’t want to lay with David because she despised him? Maybe all of the above.
2 Shemuyah 21:8 says Michal had 5 sons but this is a mistranslation. Shaul’s other daughter Merab had 5 sons.