New Living Translation
Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha, were court secretaries. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.
King James Bible
Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder.
Darby Bible Translation
Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, chronicler;
World English Bible
Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder;
Young's Literal Translation
Elihoreph and Ahiah sons of Shisha are scribes; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud is remembrancer;
1 Kings 4:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:3 Scribes - That is, secretaries of state. He chose two, whereas David had but one: either, because he observed some inconveniences in trusting all those matters in one hand: or, because he had now much more employment than David had, this being a time of great peace and prosperity, and his empire enlarged.
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1 Samuel 14:3
Among Saul's men was Ahijah the priest, who was wearing the ephod, the priestly vest. Ahijah was the son of Ichabod's brother Ahitub, son of Phinehas, son of Eli, the priest of the LORD who had served at Shiloh. No one realized that Jonathan had left the Israelite camp.
2 Samuel 8:16
Joab son of Zeruiah was commander of the army. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.
2 Samuel 20:23
Now Joab was the commander of the army of Israel. Benaiah son of Jehoiada was captain of the king's bodyguard.
2 Samuel 20:24
Adoniram was in charge of the labor force. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.
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