Uriah the Hittite


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U•ri′ah the Hit′tite

(yʊˈraɪ ə)
n.
the husband of Bathsheba and an officer in David's army. II Sam. 11.
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which appears to intersect with the extensive biblical narrative that describes a sordid criminal plot involving David, his involvement in the murder of Uriah the Hittite, his lust for and seduction of Bathsheba, and his eventual condemnation for orchestrating these events by his own court prophet Nathan (2 Sam 11-12).
The bible reading from Second Book of Samuel by Muriel Morrison, was the story of David and Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite. David then had Uriah killed.
The tale of King David, Bathsheba and Uriah the Hittite is the stuff soap opera is made of.
In the Torah as well, Lot becomes inebriated and has intercourse with his two daughters, while David sleeps with the wife of a soldier whom he had sent to the front to be killed (the woman is called Bathsheba, wife of Uriah the Hittite).
Unlike Bathsheba and Uriah the Hittite in II Samuel, Agnes and Uriah Heep are not married.