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5519 secretary

A secretary was a royal official often responsible for correspondence

2Sa 8:17; 2Sa 20:25; 1Ki 4:3; 2Ki 18:18,37; 2Ki 19:2; 2Ki 22:12; 2Ch 34:13,15-18 Shaphan takes the Book of the Law to King Josiah; Ezr 4:8-9,17,23; Est 3:12; Est 8:9; Jer 36:10

A secretary collected the temple repair money

2Ki 12:10-12; 2Ch 24:11

A secretary was in charge of conscripting soldiers

2Ki 25:19 pp Jer 52:25; 2Ch 26:11

Secretaries to writers of NT letters

Tertius and Silas acted in the capacity of secretary, writing down what the apostles told them to: Ro 16:22; 1Pe 5:12

See also

4065orderliness
5266conscription
5391letters
5393literacy
5439pen
5514scribes
5638writing
7912collections