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Bathshua / Bath-shu'a

Meaning: “daughter of abundance” / Daughter of an oath; Daughter of seven. Daughter of crying; daughter of opulence.

This was the name of two biblical women.

  1. a Canaanite woman married to Judah, referred to as Shua in Genesis 38:2, 12 and 1 Chronicles 2:3

  2. The name Bathshua is a variant form of Bath-sheba the better known name of a wife of King David. See: Bath-sheba.

Author: Paul S. Taylor.