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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 appears among the high officers of his household. 2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chron. 18:15. In Solomon’s he is coupled with the three secretaries. 1 Kings 4:3; comp. 2 Kings 18:18, 37; 2 Chron. 34:8.