Bathsheba Name Meaning & Origin

Bathsheba

Pronunciation: bath-SHEE-bə (key)

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Bathsheba means in Hebrew "daughter of the oath".

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In the Old Testament she was a beautiful woman who attracted King David. To marry her, he sent her husband Uriah to his death in battle. Her second son by David was Solomon.

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Bathsheba Ratzkoff, film director, producer, and editor.
Bathsheba Wilson Smith, Mormon activist and women's suffrage leader.
Bathsheba Grossman, artist

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Bathsheba Everdene, heroine of Thomas Hardy's novel "Far From the Madding Crowd".
Bathsheba Babbling, Ancient Runes Professor in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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