Character Study on Zabud

Character Study on Zabud

1 Kings 4: 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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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Zabud
ZABUD . The son of Nathan ( 1 Kings 4:6 ); cf. Zabad , 1 .

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zabud
Gift, the son of Nathan, who was "king's friend" in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:5 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Zabud
(zay' buhd) Personal name meaning, “endowed.” Son of Nathan, a priest and Solomon's friend (1 Kings 4:5 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zabud
Son of Nathan, and 'principal officer and friend of Solomon.' 1 Kings 4:5 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zabud
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.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Zabud
A son of Nathan the prophet, the confidential friend and adviser of king Solomon, probably having shared with him the instructions of the venerable prophet, 1 Kings 4:5 .

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Zabbud - See Zabud
Friend of the King - Hushai evidently held this office in David's court; Zabud held it in Solomon's
Zabad - 1 Chronicles 2:36-37 , a descendant of Judah, perhaps the same as the Zabud of 1 Kings 4:6
Nathan - The two Nathans mentioned as fathers of Azariah and Zabud may be same man and identified as the prophet Nathan (1 Kings 4:5 ) during Solomon's reign. If Zubad (1 Chronicles 2:36 ) is the same as Zabud, his father Nathan may be the prophet; thus, the prophet's father was Attai, a descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chronicles 2:25 )
Nathan - Father of Azariah and Zabud
Nathan - His service to Solomon was recognized by the king, who appointed his sons, Azariab and Zabud, to important offices ( 1 Kings 4:5 )
Nathan - ... "Azariah son of Nathan was over the officers, and Zabud son of Nathan was the king's friend" under Solomon (1 Kings 4:5; 1 Chronicles 27:33; 2 Samuel 15:37)
Companion - ” This noun appears in 1 Kings 4:5: “… Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king’s friend
Priest - Zabud, Nathan's son, is called cohen in 1 Kings 4:5, "principal officer