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).

Historical Examples

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


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