Now the acts of David the king, from first to last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer,
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But the acts of king David the first and the last are written in the Book of Samuel the Seer, & in the Book of (d) Nathan the Prophet, & in the Volume of Gad the Seer:
(d) Either Nathan and Gad writ the later part of the first book, and the second book of Kings, or else their Books are not now extant.
Gad, the seer "of David "as he is sometimes styled. These three were well acquainted with David, (Calmet) and wrote the two first books of Kings; (Haydock) or at least those books are compiled from their memorials, (Calmet) if their works be lost, (Menochius) which is uncertain. (Worthington)