“And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:”
King James Version (KJV)
4:5 Officers - Over those twelve Officers, named ver.#7|, &c.who were all to give up their accompts to him. Nathan - The prophet, whohad been so highly instrumental in Solomon's establishment in thethrone. Principal officer - Possibly, president of the king's council.Friend - His confident, with whom he used to communicate his most secretcounsels.