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Bathsheba (Biblical figure)

Works: 167 works in 294 publications in 6 languages and 11,592 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Bible fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Bible films  Religious films  Music  Songs and music 
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
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Publications about Bathsheba
Most widely held works about Bathsheba
    Unspoken by Francine Rivers( Book )
    12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
    In award-winning writer Francine Rivers's five-book Lineage of Grace series about women in the family tree of Jesus Christ, perhaps the most compelling installment is Unspoken, the love story of David and Bathsheba. This Old Testament saga of adultery, power, and battles fought both on the field of combat and in the human heart touches on the cost of poor choices, the need for forgiveness, and finding ultimate fulfillment -- themes that are relevant today. Rivers writes poignantly of how Bathsheba falls in love with David as a little girl, and of her bitterness when she comes of age and is given in marriage to Uriah, one of David's mighty warriors. Love cannot be commanded, however, and it's not long before the sexual tension between David and Bathsheba reaches its logical conclusion, with disastrous results
    Bathsheba : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
    6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
    Bathsheba is a woman who longs for love. With her devout husband away fighting the king's wars for many months at a time, discontent and loneliness dog her steps - and make it frighteningly easy to succumb to King David's charm and attention. Though she immediately regrets her involvement with the powerful king, events are set in motion that will destroy everything she holds dear. Can she find forgiveness at the feet of the Almighty? Or has her sin separated her from God - and David - forever?
    Bathsheba : reluctant beauty by Angela Elwell Hunt( Book )
    3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
    "Bathsheba, a beautiful woman forced to become one of King David's wives, is committed to protecting her son while dealing with the dynamics of the king's household in this biblically based novel"--
    David and Bathsheba by Henry King( visu )
    14 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
    The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with Bathsheba, a married woman, and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
    Bathsheba by James R Shott( Book )
    7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
    Retells the biblical story of Bathsheba taken by King David as his mistress. The portrait of Bathsheba is both insightful and perceptive
    The female ancestors of Christ by Ann Belford Ulanov( Book )
    5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 libraries worldwide
    The spiritual power of the feminine shines forth in this psychological study of four Old Testament heroines from Jesus' family tree. Tamar, Rahab, Ruth and Bathsheba are the only women mentioned by name in the Gospels' genealogies; for the author this indicates that they impart something essential to the lineage of Christ. By exploring their brave and unconventional lives, she demonstrates how salvation enters the world in the feminine mode of being human, through these women's embodiment of such powerful and deeply feminine qualities as ingenuity, audacity, determination, compassion, seduction and devotion
    Bathsheba by Torgny Lindgren( Book )
    7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
    Des prix littéraires français attribués en 1986, celui-ci est sans doute le mieux mérité. En effet, ce roman (le second de l'auteur) a obtenu le prix Fémina étranger. Il dépeint la vie à la cour du roi David et son amour pour la "presque effoyablement belle" et trop parfaite Bethsabée enlevée à Urie son époux. Un grand roman biblique sur l'amour, la sensualité, la puissance du Seigneur, la mort et le pouvoir
    David and Bathsheba by Ståle Kleiberg( file )
    2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
    Chamber works by Kirmo Lintinen( file )
    2 editions published in 2009 in Finnish and held by 236 libraries worldwide
    Unafraid by Francine Rivers( Book )
    7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 221 libraries worldwide
    In her fifth and final Lineage of Grace novella, renowned Christian writer Rivers tackles the most celebrated woman in Christian history Mary, the mother of Jesus. Using the biblical account of Jesus' life as a framework, Rivers adds such imaginative scenes as Mary watching the young Jesus healing his little sister, Anne, or Mary pondering Jesus' ability to see that there is always enough bread and oil in the larder to keep the family afloat. There are warm mother-son exchanges ("You're so thin!") and personal details ("Jesus had Mary's chin ... but no one ever said Jesus had her eyes ... ")
    Bathsheba : reluctant beauty by Angela Elwell Hunt( Book )
    3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
    After sending his army to besiege another king's capital, King David forces himself on Bathsheba, a loyal soldier's wife. When her resulting pregnancy forces the king to murder her husband and add her to his harem, Bathsheba struggles to protect her son while dealing with the effects of a dark prophecy and deadly curse on the king's household
    Unspoken by Francine Rivers( Sound Recording )
    6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 libraries worldwide
    Isn't this Bathsheba? : a study in characterization by Sara M Koenig( Book )
    3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
    David and Bersheba : to a pleasant new tune ( Book )
    7 editions published between 1670 and 1970 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
    Bathsheba : the love story that changed history by Roberta Kells Dorr( Book )
    4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
    David and Bathsheba by Roberta Kells Dorr( Book )
    4 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
    Richly coloured with details of Biblical Israel - from the everyday way of life to the Jewish religion. Dorr brilliantly merges reality with folklore as she tells the story of two great characters of this era. The book starts out with Bathsheba as a young girl and David as a strong willed rebellious military leader. It tells of the way they met and follows them all the way through their difficulties
    David and Bathsheba, a novel by Ari Ibn-Zahav( Book )
    2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
    David & Bathsheba; ten early sixteenth-century tapestries from the Cluny Museum in Paris by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )
    3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
    A woman's place is in the house : royal women of Judah and their involvement in the House of David by Elna K Solvang( Book )
    3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
    Includes chapters on Michal, Bathsheba, and Athaliah
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Alternative Names
Bat-Shevaʻ (Biblical figure)
Bath-sheba (Biblical character)
Bath-Sheba (Biblical figure)
Bathseba (Biblical figure)
Batscheba (Biblical figure)
Batshevaʻ (Biblical figure)
Bethsabe (Biblical figure)
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