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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Recorder
Recorder. High public official and perhaps the keeper of the official records (2 Sm 8:16; 2 Kgs 18:18).See Trades and Occupations.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Recorder
Recorder [Heb. mazkîr (2 S. 8:16; 20:24; etc.)]; NEB SECRETARY OF STATE; [Gk. (ho) tá prospíptonta—‘one (with) the news’ (1 Esd. 2:17 [LXX 13]), (ho) gráphōn tá prospíptonta—‘one who writes the news’ (2:25 [LXX 19])]; AV STORYWRITER. A high-ranking official in the royal court or satrap’s office.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Recorder
RECORDER The title of a high public official from David’s reign until the end of the Israelite monarchy. Though precise duties are never specified in the OT, the recorder probably kept the official log or ledger and advised the king from the information available to him. A recorder is mentioned with
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Recorder
RECORDER. An office of Israel’s royal cabinet. Originated by David (2 Sam 8:16), the office of recorder continued to be significant throughout the period of the monarchy (2 Kgs 18:18). In developing his court. David apparently followed a pattern established in Egypt. This particular office was the equivalent
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Recorder
RecorderA prominent administrative position in the Hebrew government similar to that of the Egyptian grand vizier. Though specific duties are not described in the biblical record, the recorder (Heb. mazkɩ̂r) served as a secretary of state, advising the king on important governmental affairs. The office
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Recorder
Recorder (Heb. mazkîr “one who remembers”). A high office in the monarchies of united Israel and of Judah. Three individuals who held this office are mentioned: Jehoshaphat, under David and Solomon (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs. 4:3; 1 Chr. 18:15); Joah, under Hezekiah (2 Kgs. 18:18, 37 par. Isa. 36:3,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Recorder
Recorder, an officer of high rank in the Jewish state, exercising the functions, not simply of an annalist, but of chancellor or president of the privy council. In David’s court the recorder appears among the high officers of his household. 2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chron. 18:15. In Solomon’s he is coupled
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Recorder
RECORDER (Heb. mazkı̂r, “rememberer”). A state officer of high rank among the Jews. Among the several new posts created by David when he ascended the throne, was the “recorder” (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kings 4:3; 2 Kings 18:18, 37; 2 Chron. 34:8; Isa. 36:3, 22). The recorder had to keep the annals of the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Recorder
Recorder(Heb. mazkir, i.e., “the mentioner,” “rememberancer”), the office first held by Jehoshaphat in the court of David (2 Sam. 8:16), also in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:3). The next recorder mentioned is Joah, in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18, 37; Isa. 36:3, 22). In the reign of Josiah
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
RECORDER
RECORDER<re-kor’-der> ([מַזְכִּיר‎, mazkir]; the Revised Version margin “chronicler”): A high functionary in the court of the Jewish kings, part of whose duty seems to have been to chronicle the events of the reign, but who also occupied a position corresponding with that of the modern vizier (2 Samuel
STORY WRITER
STORY WRITER<sto’-ri-rit-er>: In the sense of chronicler or historian occurs in 1 Esdras 2:17 (margin “recorder”) and 2:25.
Compton’s Encyclopedia
recorder
recorderA precursor of the modern flute, the instrument known as the recorder is itself a 14th-century improvement upon earlier instruments in the flute or whistle family. Unlike the modern flute, which is held horizontally and played by blowing a stream of air across and into a curved mouthpiece, the
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Recorder
Re-cordʹer, an officer of high rank in the Jewish state, exercising the functions not simply of an annalist, but of chancellor or president of the privy council. In David’s court the recorder appears among the high officers of his household (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chron. 18:15). In Solomon’s court he