Nathan


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Nathan

(nā`thən), in the Bible. 1 Court prophet in the time of DavidDavid,
d. c.970 B.C., king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 B.C.), successor of Saul. The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who is anointed king by Samuel to replace Saul, who had been deemed a failure.
..... Click the link for more information.
 and SolomonSolomon,
d. c.930 B.C., king of the ancient Hebrews (c.970–c.930 B.C.), son and successor of David. His mother was Bath-sheba. His accession has been dated to c.970 B.C. According to the Bible.
..... Click the link for more information.
. 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.

Nathan

Old Testament a prophet at David's court (II Samuel 7:1--17; 12:1--15)
References in periodicals archive ?
A candlelit vigil was held by the community in his memory after his death and his funeral included a procession by bikers and an Eddie Stobbart lorry - of which Nathan was a big fan.
Minutes later, Nathan, of Cumnock, Ayrshire, plummeted three storeys after slipping through a gap between railings near exit 33 in the Lisbon Lions stand of the Glasgow stadium.
A member of Holmfirth Cycling Club, Nathan applied to join Team Al at the Macmillan Brownlee Tri North at Harewood House in Leeds on Sunday, September 21.
That made Nathan the first woman, and the first Jewish person, to win an electoral vote.
Nathan is now 12 stone and a completely different person, offering weight loss sessions in a bid to encourage more people to lose weight.
It has also come to our ears that Ariana Grande has already met Nathan Sykes family.
Nathan left his wheelchair as he and Charlene secretly practised their dance routine for eight months in their living room.
They are frozen in storage ready to be used if they are required as a lifeline for Nathan in the future.
He leaves two sons, Martin and Frederick Nathan both of Worcester.
Nathan was left with a torn T-shirt while Max - engaged to Corrie's Michelle Keegan - had to be calmed down.
And as he proudly shows off his award, it's obvious Nathan still hasn't fully come to terms with his achievement.