This was the name of 3 biblical men.
He was a prophet during the reigns of King David and King Solomon (2 Chr. 9:29).
He is first mentioned in connection with the arrangements David made for the building of the temple (2 Sam. 7:2-3, 17), and next appears as the reprover of David on account of his sin with Bathsheba (12:1-14).
He was charged with the education of Solomon (12:25), at whose inauguration to the throne he took a prominent part (1 Kings 1:8, 10-11, 22-45).
His two sons, Zabad (1 Chr. 2:36) and Azariah (1 Kings 4:5) occupied places of honor at the king’s court.
He last appears in assisting David in reorganizing the public worship (2 Chr. 29:25).
He seems to have written a life of David, and also a life of Solomon (1 Chr. 29:29; 2 Chr. 9:29).
Prince Nathan, a son of David, by Bathsheba (2 Sam. 5:14)
His name appears in the genealogy of Mary, the mother of our Lord (Luke 3:31).
Nathan, a man sent for by Ezra (Ezra 8:16)