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Bath-sheba

Bath-sheba

daughter of the oath, or of seven, called also Bath-shu'a ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ), was the daughter of Eliam ( 2 Samuel 11:3 ) or Ammiel ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ), and wife of Uriah the Hittite. David committed adultery with her ( 2 Samuel 11:4 2 Samuel 11:5 ; Psalms 51:1 ). The child born in adultery died ( 2 Samuel 12:15-19 ). After her husband was slain ( 11:15 ) she was married to David ( 11:27 ), and became the mother of ( Solomon 12:24 ; 1 Kings 1:11 ; 2:13 ). She took a prominent part in securing the succession of Solomon to the throne ( 1 Kings 1:11 1 Kings 1:16-21 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bath-sheba". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .