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

Meaning & History

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