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She·ba

 (shē′bə)
An ancient country of southern Arabia in the area of present-day Yemen. Its people, who were known for their wealth and commercial prosperity, are said to have colonized Ethiopia in the tenth century bc. In the Bible, the queen of Sheba made a celebrated visit to King Solomon.

Sheba

(ˈʃiːbə)
n
1. (Bible) Also called: Saba the ancient kingdom of the Sabeans: a rich trading nation dealing in gold, spices, and precious stones (I Kings 10)
2. (Bible) the region inhabited by this nation, located in the SW corner of the Arabian peninsula: modern Yemen

Sheba

(ˈʃiːbə)
n
(Bible) Queen of Sheba Old Testament a queen of the Sabeans, who visited Solomon (I Kings 10:1–13)

She•ba

(ˈʃi bə)

n.
1. Queen of, the queen who visited Solomon to test his wisdom. I Kings 10:1–13.
2. Biblical name of Saba 2.
Translations

Sheba

[ˈʃiːbə] NSabá
Queen of Shebareina f de Sabá
References in classic literature ?
As when to them who saile Beyond the CAPE OF HOPE, and now are past MOZAMBIC, off at Sea North-East windes blow SABEAN Odours from the spicie shoare Of ARABIE the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack thir course, and many a League Cheard with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles.
5:8 - Saheeh International translation) 10 -- "Indeed, those who have believed [in Prophet Muhammad] and those [before Him] who were Jews or Sabeans or Christians - those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness - no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.
MEPs reiterate their strong condemnation of ISIS/Daesh and its egregious human rights abuses, deliberately targeting Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen, Shiites, Shabak, Sabeans, Kakae and Sunnis who do not agree with their interpretation of Islam.
Christian MP Rafidain and other deputies from Yazidis, Sabeans, Shabak minorities say they had forcefully argued before the crucial vote that minor children should be allowed to continue with their respective faith until the age of 18, after which they should have the freedom to opt for the religion of their choice.
Religion: 97% of the population is Muslim, with the remainder made up mostly of Christians but also small sects including Yazidis, Shabaks and Sabeans.
They are all still there-- Romans, Greeks, Nabateans, Armenians, Jews, Arabs, Bedouin, Sabeans, Egyptians--Layered human traffic of the wasteland.
oWhat happened today was the removal and confiscation of the freedoms of small components of the Iraqi structure of Christians, Sabeans, Shabaks, and Yazidis,o said Yunadim Kana, a Christian member of Iraqi Parliament.
In the turbulent years since the beginning of the US-led war in Iraq, Asel's family and many Sabeans have received death threats demanding ransom and conversion.
Other Christian sects with small populations in Iraq include Assyrian Christians, Armenian Christians and Sabeans, an ancient sect.
The Sabeans constructed a dam that could retain up to 88 billion gallons of water.
Sabeans are an ancient religious group dating from the first three centuries and reflect numerous religious influences, including ancient Gnostic, Jewish, and Christian beliefs.
He does not mean particularly the Sabeans of Harran only but uses it in a general sense.