Bathshua (wife of Judah)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bathshua (Person)
BATHSHUA (PERSON) [Heb bat-šûaʿ (בַּת־שׁוּעַ)]. The name of two women in the OT.1. The Canaanite wife of Jacob’s fourth son, Judah, and the mother of his sons Er, Onan, and Shelah (1 Chr 2:3). In Hebrew, Bathshua literally means “daughter of Shua.” Hence, Bathshua may not be a proper name, but rather
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bathshua (wife of Judah)
2. A Canaanite woman who married Judah, bearing him Er, Onan, and Shelah (Gen. 38:2, 12; 1 Ch. 2:3). Her designation “daughter of Shua” is not a proper name.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bath-Shua (Heb. baṯ-šûaʿ)1. The Canaanite wife of Judah and the mother of his sons Er, Onan, and Shelah (1 Chr. 2:3). Her designation as the “daughter of Shua” (Gen. 38:2) suggests that “Bath-shua” does not represent a proper name.2. An alternate form of Bathsheba, the daughter of Ammiel, wife of
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Bathshua [Bath-shu-ah](Hebrew origin: Daughter of wealth)(1 Chronicles 3:5). 10th century b.c. Bathshua, daughter of Ammiel—also called Eliam—is better known as Bathsheba, King David’s favorite wife and the mother of King Solomon. (Please read the entry for Bathsheba [2 Samuel 11:3].)(1 Chronicles
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BATH-SHUA bath-shoo´uh [בַּת־שׁוּעַbath-shuaʿ]. “Daughter of SHUA.” 1. Canaanite wife of the patriarch Judah and mother of his sons ER, ONAN, and SHELAH (1 Chr 2:3).2. Daughter of AMMIEL, wife of DAVID, and mother of SOLOMON (1 Chr 3:7). The LXX and Vulgate have BATHSHEBA in this verse.