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:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 4:5

And Azariah the sonne of Nathan was ouer the officers: and Zabud the sonne of Nathan was principall officer, and the kings friend.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and Azariah the son of Nathan {was} over the deputies; and Zabud the son of Nathan, a priest, {was} the king's friend;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was chief minister, `and' the king's friend;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Azariah, the son of Nathan, was over those in authority in the different divisions of the country; Zabud, the son of Nathan, was priest and the king's friend;
- Basic English Bible

and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the superintendents; and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, the king's friend;
- Darby Bible

And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:
- Webster's Bible

and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was chief minister, [and] the king's friend;
- World English Bible

and Azariah son of Nathan [is] over the officers; and Zabud son of Nathan [is] minister, friend of the king;
- Youngs Literal Bible

and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was chief minister and the king's friend;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 4:5

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 4:5


4:5 Officers - Over those twelve Officers, named ver.#7|, &c.who were all to give up their accompts to him. Nathan - The prophet, whohad been so highly instrumental in Solomon's establishment in thethrone. Principal officer - Possibly, president of the king's council.Friend - His confident, with whom he used to communicate his most secretcounsels.


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