Uriah the Hittite

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U•ri′ah the Hit′tite

(yʊˈraɪ ə)
the husband of Bathsheba and an officer in David's army. II Sam. 11.
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The tale of King David, Bathsheba and Uriah the Hittite is the stuff soap opera is made of.
Uriah the Hittite, and the bad thing, about which God always reminded him, which caused him to cause Uriah to be killed in battle so he might make off with his widow.
David, also according to Jewish scriptures, sent the soldier Uriah the Hittite to his death at the front to have his wife Bathsheba (Yitzhak Rabin in his first tenure in the early eighties alluded to this recent story at the Knesset).