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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 Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'recorder' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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