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Nathan (nā´thən), in the Bible. 1 Court prophet in the time of David and Solomon. He announced the oracle to David concerning his dynasty. He confronted David over David's adultery with Bath-sheba and over her husband's murder. Nathan helped ensure that Solomon would succeed David, subsequently participating in the coronation with Zadok the Priest. 2 Son of David.

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Nathan. Hebrew biblical prophet. According to 2 Samuel 7, Nathan prophesied the postponement of building the Temple; he rebuked David for his behaviour with Bathsheba (2 Samuel 12); and with Zadok the priest, anointed David and Bathsheba's son, Solomon, king.

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Nathan in the Bible, a prophet of the time of David, who rebuked the king for taking the wife of Uriah (see ewe lamb).

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