The king said to Nathan the prophet, “Look! I am living in a palace made from cedar, while the ark of God sits in the middle of a tent.”
Nathan said to David, “You are that man! This is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘I chose 1 you to be king over Israel and I rescued you from the hand of Saul.
Then Nathan went to his home. The Lord struck the child that Uriah’s wife had borne to David, and the child became very ill. 1
King David said, “Summon Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, 1 and Benaiah son of Jehoiada.” They came before the king,
There Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet will anoint 1 him king over Israel; then blow the trumpet and declare, ‘Long live King Solomon!’
The king sent with him Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Kerethites, and the Pelethites and they put him on the king’s mule.
Then Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anointed 1 him king in Gihon. They went up from there rejoicing, and the city is in an uproar. That is the sound you hear.
King David’s accomplishments, from start to finish, are recorded in the Annals of Samuel the prophet, the Annals of Nathan the prophet, and the Annals of Gad the prophet. 1
So I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, 1 Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, who were leaders, and Joiarib and Elnathan, who were teachers.
The land will mourn, clan by clan – the clan of the royal household of David by itself and their wives by themselves; the clan of the family of Nathan 1 by itself and their wives by themselves;
Then David became very angry at this man. He said to Nathan, “As surely as the Lord lives, the man who did this deserves to die! 1
Nathan said, “My master, O king, did you announce, ‘Adonijah will be king after me; he will sit on my throne’?
So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Kerethites, and the Pelethites 1 went down, put Solomon on King David’s mule, and led him to Gihon.
The rest of the events of Solomon’s reign, from start to finish, are recorded 1 in the Annals of Nathan the Prophet, the Prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and the Vision of Iddo the Seer pertaining to Jeroboam son of Nebat.
King Hezekiah 1 stationed the Levites in the Lord’s temple with cymbals and stringed instruments, just as David, Gad the king’s prophet, 2 and Nathan the prophet had ordered. (The Lord had actually given these orders through his prophets.)
He removed from the entrance to the Lord’s temple the statues of horses 1 that the kings of Judah had placed there in honor of the sun god. (They were kept near the room of Nathan Melech the eunuch, which was situated among the courtyards.) 2 He burned up the chariots devoted to the sun god. 3