Now in the eighteenth year of his reign, when he had cleansed the land and the house of God, he sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah and Maaseiah the governor of the city and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder to repair the house of Yahweh his God. Bible see other translations

“the house of God.” The Hebrew simply says, “the house,” a reference to the house of God, the Temple.

“governor.” This can be “leader,” “ruler,” or “governor.”

“the recorder.” This would be a person charged with writing and keeping records of what went on in the city.

Commentary for: 2 Chronicles 34:8