Gender Feminine
Usage Biblical
Scripts בַּת־שֶׁבַע(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. bath-SHEE-bə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "daughter of the oath" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, this was the name of a woman married to Uriah the Hittite. She became pregnant by King David, so he arranged to have her husband killed in battle and then married her. She was the mother of Solomon.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBethsabée(Biblical French) Bat-Sheva(Biblical Hebrew) Bethsabee(Biblical Latin) Batsheva(Hebrew)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022