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Abishag: According to the Old Testament, Abishag was a young woman of Shunem, distinguished for her beauty. She was chosen to be a helper and servant to David in his old age. Among Abishag's duties was to lie next to David and keep him warm; however, David did not have sexual relations with her.

  • also known as 亚比煞


  1. Abishag is a fictional representation of Abishag, who, according to the Old Testament, was a young woman of Shunem, distinguished for her beauty. She was chosen to be a helper and servant to David in his old age.
  2. Abishag is a fictional film character.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abishag

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Google previewCrochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia (2011)

by Robyn Chachula

Abishag. Cluster. Knot. This is a slightly different take on the classic Solomon's Knot with clusters dotted throughout the pattern. Main Solomon's Knot (msk): Draw up long lp on hk, ch 1 through the long lp, sc in blp of msk. Edge Solomon's Knot ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biblical Literature (1862)

by Kitto, John

Abishag. Ab ́ishag (father of error), a beautiful young woman of Shunam, in the tribe of Issachar, who was chosen by the servants of David to be introduced into the royal harem, for the special purpose of ministering to him, and cherishing him ...

Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

ABISHAG.—A beautiful young Shunammitess who attended uponDavidin hisextreme old age (1Ki.1:2ff., 1Ki. 1: 15).

Google previewDictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books (2011)

by Bill T. Arnold, H. G. M. Williamson

David, now quite old and probably incapable of sexual activity, is cared for by Abishag, a young Shunammite girl brought in to act as a human hot-water bottle for him. Abishag epitomizes the view of women as property. Discussions take place ...

Google previewNelson's Foundational Bible Dictionary with the New King James Version Bible (2014)

by Katherine Harris

possibly Abishag, the Shunammite girl who was ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3I1S1H4A1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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