Bath-sheba


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Bath-sheba

(băth`-shēbə, –shē`bə), in the Bible, wife of UriahUriah
, husband of Bath-sheba. An alternate form is Urias. For others called Uriah in the Bible, see Urijah.
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 the Hittite. DavidDavid,
d. c.970 B.C., king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 B.C.), successor of Saul. The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who is anointed king by Samuel to replace Saul, who had been deemed a failure.
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 seduced her, effected the death of her husband, and then married her. Her second son by David was SolomonSolomon,
d. c.930 B.C., king of the ancient Hebrews (c.970–c.930 B.C.), son and successor of David. His mother was Bath-sheba. His accession has been dated to c.970 B.C. According to the Bible.
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