from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, an officer in the Israelite army and the husband of Bathsheba. He was sent to die in battle so that David could marry his wife.
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- proper n. Any of a number of Old Testament men, including Bathsheba's husband whom David sent to death.
- proper n. A male given name of Biblical origin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)
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‘Oh, how pleasant to be called Uriah, spontaneously!’ he cried; and gave himself a jerk, like a convulsive fish.
Oh, how pleasant to be called Uriah, spontaneously!
'Oh, how pleasant to be called Uriah, spontaneously!' he cried; and gave himself a jerk, like a convulsive fish.
To avoid discovery, David recalled Uriah from the war, and bade him go home to his wife.
When the king first recalled Uriah from the field, Uriah went not to his own house, as he suspected foul play, having heard that Bath-sheba often appeared at court.
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