Batsheva

Synonyms:
Bath-sheba, bat-SHE-va, בַּת-שֶׁבַע
Bathsheba (Wikipedia)
Bathsheba
Willem Drost - Batsheba met de brief van koning David.jpg
Bathsheba holding king David's letter by Willem Drost, 1654, Louvre Museum
Queen consort of Israel
SpouseUriah the Hittite
King David
IssueUnnamed son
Solomon
Nathan
Shammua
Shobab
HouseHouse of David
FatherEliam
MotherUnknown
ReligionJudaism

Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David, according to the Hebrew Bible. She is most known for the biblical narrative in which she was summoned by King David, who had seen her bathing and lusted after her. She was the mother of Solomon, who succeeded David as king, making her the Queen mother.


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