This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Nathan. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Nathan is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
2 Samuel 12:5-7
And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man: and he said to Nathan: As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity. And Nathan said to David: Thou art the man.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Nathan?
The definition and outline of Nathan is as follows: According to the Old Testament he was a Prophet who lived during the time of King David and Queen Bathsheba.
Biography, Facts and Information about Nathan
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Nathan:
A prophet in the reigns of David and Solomon (2 Chronicles 9:29). He is first spoken of in connection with the arrangements David made for the building of the temple (2 Samuel 7:2,3,17), and next appears as the reprover of David on account of his sin with Bathsheba (12:1-14). He was charged with the education of (Solomon 12:25), at whose inauguration to the throne he took a prominent part (1 Kings 1:8,10,11,22-45). His two sons, Zabad (1 Chronicles 2:36) and Azariah (1 Kings 4:5) occupied places of honour at the king's court. He last appears in assisting David in reorganizing the public worship (2 Chronicles 29:25). He seems to have written a life of David, and also a life of Solomon (1 Chronicles 29:29; 2Chr 9:29).
We have selected Nathan as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
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