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Nath(2)

See also [[Nath]] (1) A prophet (2Sa 7; Ps 51, title). See preceding article. (2) A son of King David (2Sa 5:14; 1Ch 3:5; 14:4). (3) Father of Igal, one of David’s heroes (2Sa 23:36). In 1Ch 11:38, we have "Joe the brother of Nathan"; the Septuagint’s Codex Vaticanus has "son" in this verse, but it is impossible to say whether Igal or Joe is the correct name. (4) A Jerahmeelite (1Ch 2:36), whose son is called Zabad, whom some suppose to be the same as Zabud (1Ki 4:5). On this view this Nathan is the same as the prophet (see 1, above). (5) A companion of Ezra from Babylon (Ezr 8:16 and 1Esdras 8:44). (6) Nathanias (1 Esdras 9:34), one of those who had married foreign wives (Ezr 10:39). (7) Name of a family (Zec 12:12).