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Bathsheba, Solomon, Nathan and Abishag tend to aging David, c. 1435

Bathsheba, Solomon, Nathan and Abishag tend to aging David, c. 1435.

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Definition: Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah, a Hittite officer in the army of David, king of Israel. David lusted after Bathsheba, supposedly after seeing her naked in a bath, and made her pregnant. David had Uriah killed in battle so he could marry his widow. The child created during the affair died. David and Bathsheba's fourth child was Solomon who became king after David.
Alternate Spellings: Bath-Sheba
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The story of David, Bathsheba and Uriah appears in II Samuel 12.

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