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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Recorder

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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 appeal's among the high officers of his household. 2 Samuel 8:16; 2 Samuel 20:24; 1 Chronicles 18:15 In Solomon's court, he is coupled with the three secretaries. 1 Kings 4:3. Compare 2 Kings 18:18; 2 Kings 18:37; 2 Chronicles 34:8.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Recorder'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/r/recorder.html. 1901.

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