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Hebrew: צְרוּיָה —transliteration: Tseruyah or Zeruiah

She is David's sister, and the mother of Abishai, Joab, and Asahel (1 Chronicles 2:16), who were the three leading heroes of David's army.

Being David's nephews, these three men were admitted to the closest companionship with him.

Zeruiah was, of course, an Israelite and of the Tribe of Judah.

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Article Version: August 17, 2021