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 (băth-shē′bə, băth′shə-)
In the Bible, the wife of Uriah and later of David. Her second son by David was Solomon.
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(bæθˈʃiːbə; ˈbæθʃɪbə)
(Bible) Old Testament the wife of Uriah, who committed adultery with David and later married him and became the mother of his son Solomon (II Samuel 11–12)
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(bæθˈʃi bə, ˈbæθ ʃə-)

the wife of Uriah the Hittite and afterward of David: mother of Solomon. II Sam. 11, 12.
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Noun1.Bathsheba - (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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References in classic literature ?
The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.
You remember the small affair of Uriah and Bathsheba? My biblical knowledge is a trifle rusty, I fear, but you will find the story in the first or second of Samuel."
Of the minor characters: Ishbosheth, line 58, is Richard Cromwell; Zimri, 544 ff., the Duke of Buckingham; Corah, 632 ff., Titus Dates; Bathsheba, 710, the Duchess of Portsmouth; Barzillai, 817, the Duke of Ormond; Zadoc, 864, Archbishop Bancroft.
Dave Aguila for me to deliver the spiritual guideline today, he further suggested that my topic dwell on David and Bathsheba. Suprisingly, President Leah and Pastor Jojo supported the move.
A new term heralds the arrival of art teacher Bathsheba Hart (Cate Blanchett), whom Barbara initially views with suspicion but soon comes to regard as a treasure to be lured away from her family.
And the Ocean Was Our Sky is narrated by Bathsheba, the third apprentice in a pod of whales hunting humans.
As Alexandra and her apprentice, Bathsheba, search for Wick, they come across an abandoned human ship with a sole survivor whom they take captive.
The two of his to back are Bathsheba Bay in the Matchbook Best Value Exchange Handicap (1.50) and Neverland Rock in the Qatar Richmond Stakes (3.00).
While there are many films that feature David, this paper shall consider three types of David films: Hollywood epics (David and Bathsheba (1951), David and Goliath (1960), and King David (1985)); televised event series (The Story of David (1976) and The Bible: The Epic Miniseries (2013)); and independent Christian films (David and Goliath (2015) and David vs.
(1 Kgs 1:1-4) (1) After David's death, Adonijah, his son, asks Bathsheba to intercede with his brother Solomon for permission to marry Abishag:
Which famous King of Israel, renowned for his wisdom, was the son of David and Bathsheba? 4.