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Bible Names N-Z: Zabud


Zabud in Easton's Bible Dictionary gift, the son of Nathan, who was "king's friend" in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:5).

Zabud in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Son of Nathan (1 Kings 4:5). Priest (kohen, KJV "principal officer") and "king's friend" to Solomon, i.e. privy councillor, i.e. confidential adviser, of the king.

Zabud in Naves Topical Bible -A chief officer of Solomon 1Ki 4:5

Zabud in Smiths Bible Dictionary (given), son of Nathan, 1Ki 4:5 is described as a priest (Authorized Version "principal officer"), and as holding at the court of Solomon the confidential post of "king's friend," which had been occupied by Hushai the Archite during the reign of David. 2Sa 15:37; 16:16; 1Ch 27:33 (B.C. 1012.)

Zabud in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE za'-bud (zabhudh, "bestowed"): (1) A son of Nathan (the prophet, probably) said in Kings to be chief minister to Solomon and also the king's friend (1 Ki 4:5; 1 Ch 2:36). The American Revised Version margin has "priest" for "chief minister." Benzinger (Kurz. Hand- Commentary, 18) holds that "this expression is a marginal gloss here," while Kittel (Handkomm., 31) holds it to be genuine, though it is wanting in the Septuagint. Some suggest cokhen (see SHEBNA) for kohen. The expression "king's friend" (compare 2 Sam 15:37; 16:16) is, says Kittel, an old Canaanite title, found also in the Tell el-Amarna Letters. (2) See ZACCUR, (4); PRIESTS AND LEVITES. David Francis Roberts

Zabud in Wikipedia Zabud (zā bed, meaning "gift"), son of Nathan, a priest and friend of King Solomon, according to 1 Kings 4:5.

Zabud Scripture - 1 Kings 4:5 And Azariah the son of Nathan [was] over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan [was] principal officer, [and] the king's friend:

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