Nathan
biographical name George Jean 1882-1958 American editor & drama critic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nathan — (hebr. er hat gegeben ) ist eine Kurzform des männlichen Vornamens Nathanael. Der Zusatz el leitet sich von El für Gott ab (vgl. Nathanja) und bedeutet Der HERR (Gott) hat gegeben . Nathan (Natan) war der alttestamentliche Prophet in der Bibel,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nathan — • Identifies six men of that name mentioned in the Old Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nathan     Nathan     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Nathan — may refer to: Nathan (given name) (includes a list of people with this name) People known as Nathan: This section lists people commonly referred to solely by this name. Nathan (prophet), biblical figure during the time of King David Nathan (son… …   Wikipedia

  • NATHAN — (Heb. נָתָן), prophet in the days of David and Solomon). Nathan, together with Zadok the priest, anointed Solomon as king after encouraging and activating the people of the royal court to proclaim him king. Two of his prophecies are known: one… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • NATHAN — NATHAN, U.S. family. SIMON NATHAN (1746–1822), who was born in England, went to the colonies in 1773 by way of Havana. During the Revolution, he supported the revolutionary cause and helped ship supplies to the colonists from Jamaica where he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • NATHAN — NATHA Le personnage principal qui porte ce nom abrégé de natan Yah , «Yahvé a donné» est le prophète dont, selon la tradition biblique, l’influence fut grande à la cour de David. C’est lui qui adressa au roi de vigoureux reproches lorsque celui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • NATHAN — NATHAN, English family, distinguished in public service. The first member of the family to settle in England was MEYER (Michael) NATHAN who came from Dessau about 1790. His grandson, Jonah, married twice. SIR NATHANIEL (1843–1916), the son of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nathan — masc. proper name, biblical prophet, from Heb. Nathan, lit. he has given, from verb nathan, related to mattan gift …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nathan — Nathan, Natan hebräischer Ursprung, Kurzform von → Nathanael und → Jonathan (Bedeutung: Gott hat gegeben). Bekannt als biblischer Prophet und aus Lessings Schauspiel »Nathan der Weise« (1779) …   Deutsch namen

  • Nathan — Nathan, profet på Davids tid, en ædel og sand personlighed, på mange måder en støtte for sin konge, særlig kendt for sin frimodige optræden over for denne efter hans dybe fald. David overlod ham siden sin søn Salomos opdragelse, og det var Nathan …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Nathan — Nom d origine biblique fréquemment porté par des juifs, qui correspond à l hébreu nathan, signifiant (Dieu) a donné, ou encore (Dieu) a ordonné. C est le nom d un prophète sous les règnes de David et de Salomon. Variante : Natan …   Noms de famille

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