daughter of the oath, or of seven, called also Bath-shu’a (1 Chr. 3:5), was the daughter of Eliam (2 Sam. 11:3) or Ammiel (1 Chr. 3:5), and wife of Uriah the Hittite. David committed adultery with her (2 Sam. 11:4, 5; Ps. 51:1). The child born in adultery died (2 Sam. 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, 16-21).
bath-sheba rested not until she had settled the succession upon her son, Solomon.
The World’s Progress, Vol. I (of X) Various
And bath-sheba went in unto the king into the chamber, and spake as Nathan had commanded her.
The Bible for Young People Anonymous
And there was a woman whose name was bath-sheba, and she was very beautiful.
Fair to Look Upon Mary Belle Freeley
Rat-tat-tat-tat resounded more decisively from bath-sheba’s oak.
Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy
to immerse (all or part of the body) in water or some other liquid, for cleansing, refreshment, etc. to wet; wash. to moisten or suffuse with any liquid. to apply water or other liquid to, with a sponge, cloth, etc.: to bathe a wound. to wash over or against, as by the action of the […]
a washing or immersion of something, especially the body, in water, steam, etc., as for cleansing or medical treatment: I take a bath every day. Give the dog a bath. a quantity of water or other liquid used for this purpose: running a bath. a container for water or other cleansing liquid, as a bathtub. […]
a person or thing that bathes. bathers, (used with a plural verb) Australian Informal. a bathing suit. Historical Examples Wrapped in this fine tissue, she was more like an antique marble statue of a bather than a live woman. A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 George Saintsbury There it paused as a bather […]
a person or thing that bathes. bathers, (used with a plural verb) Australian Informal. a bathing suit. Historical Examples Simultaneously, a thick and vasty gasp came from the audience, as from five hundred bathers in a wholly unexpected surf. Penrod Booth Tarkington After the bath, the bathers were anointed with oil and took refreshments. Outlines […]