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Absalom

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Son of David. After the rape of his sister Tamar by their half-brother Amnon, Absalom murdered Amnon and fled the court. Having raised rebellion against his father David, he was ...
Bathsheba

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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The wife of *Uriah the Hittite, she was observed bathing by *David and much desired, and seduced. So

Bathsheba

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Wife of King David, mother of Solomon. Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite, one of

Bathsheba

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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Wife of King David, mother of Solomon. Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite, one of David's

Bathsheba

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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in the Bible, the beautiful wife of Uriah the Hittite, seen bathing by David; desiring her, the king arranged for Uriah's death in battle, and married the widow. Bathsheba subsequently ... More
David

David  

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Male forename.King David (d. c.962 bc), king of Judah and Israel. In the biblical account he was the youngest son of Jesse, who killed the Philistine Goliath and, on Saul's death, became king, making ...
genealogies of Christ

genealogies of Christ  

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Mt. and Lk. contain (somewhat differing) genealogies of Christ; they are intended to emphasize that He belonged to the House of David.
Nathan

Nathan  

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In the Bible, a prophet of the time of David, who rebuked the king for taking the wife of Uriah (see ewe lamb).
queen

queen  

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In Israel there was no right of succession to the throne by daughters of a deceased king, or by his widow; but a queen mother, Athaliah, ruled for seven years when her son died (2 Kgs. 8: 26; 11: ...
Solomon

Solomon  

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[Na]King over the united kingdoms of Israel and Judah during the period 965–928 bc. During this time he undertook several campaigns of building works, including works at sites in Jerusalem.
Uriah

Uriah  

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In the Bible, a Hittite officer in David's army, whom David, desiring his wife Bathsheba, caused to be killed in battle.

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