bathsheba bathsheba  /bæθ ˈʃi bə/

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  • (n) (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)

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  • When it's time to step aside

    As the years passed and King David grew older, his followers bickered over who would be his successor. Haggith, the mother of Adonijah and General Joab, maneuvered to gain control for Adonijah. However, both the prophet Nathan and Bathsheba reminded David that he had promised the throne to Solomon.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Church Central

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  • "Some of the sages," Pinsky writes, "go so far as to claim that David did not sin, that he contemplated the act with Bathsheba but did not go through with it!"
    on Nov 11, 2005 By: Robert Pinsky Source: Washington Post

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