And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was priest, and the king's friend:
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George Leo Haydock
King. President of the council, (Menochius) steward of the household.
Priest refers to Zabud here, though the Hebrew is ambiguous. It means also a prince. (Haydock)
He was chief officer and favourite of Solomon, (Calmet) as Chusai had been of David, 2 Kings xvi. 16.