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 ).
Bath-sheba, or Bath-sheba
(daughter of the oath ), ( 2 Samuel 11:3 ) etc., also called Bath-shua in ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ) the daughter of Eliam, ( 2 Samuel 11:3 ) or Ammiel, ( 1 Chronicles 3:5 ) the son of Ahithophel, ( 2 Samuel 23:34 ) and wife of Uriah the Hittite. (B.C. 1035.) The child which was the fruit of her adulterous intercourse with David died; but after marriage she became the mother of four sons, Solomon, ( Matthew 1:6 ) Shimea, Shobab and Nathan. When Adonijah attempted to set aside the succession promised to Solomon, Bath-sheba informed the king of the conspiracy. ( 1 Kings 1:11 1 Kings 1:15 1 Kings 1:23 ) After the accession of Solomon, she, as queen-mother, requested permission of her son for Adonijah to take in marriage Abishag the Shunammite. ( 1 Kings 2:21-25 )