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Nathan (nāˈthən), 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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Old Testament a prophet at David's court (II Samuel 7:1--17; 12:1--15)
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