Zeruiah

Zeruiah
   Stricken of the Lord, David's sister, and the mother of Abishai, Joab, and Asahel (1 Chr. 2:16), who were the three leading heroes of David's army, and being his nephews, they were admitted to the closest companionship with him.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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