RECORDER (מַזְכִּ֥יר, meaning one who causes to remember—Hiphil from זָכַר, H2349). An important official in Israel who functioned as a herald.
R. de Vaux, Ancient Israel (1965), 127-132.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
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 (