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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Recorder

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(mazkir ). Historiographer, whose charge was over the public registers, to see that fit persons put on record for future remembrance the annals of the kingdom. A high office; the chancellor, not merely national annalist (as Vulgate and Septuagint); he kept a record of whatever took place around the king, informed him of what occurred in the kingdom, and presided over the privy council (2 Samuel 8:16; 2 Samuel 20:24; 1 Chronicles 18:15, margin "at the hand of the king"; 1 Kings 4:3; 2 Kings 18:18; 2 Kings 18:37; 2 Chronicles 34:8).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Recorder'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/r/recorder.html. 1949.

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