22 Ahikar petitioned the king on my behalf, and I returned to Nineveh. Ahikar had been the chief officer,a the keeper of the ring with the royal seal, the auditor of accounts, and the keeper of financial records under Assyria's King Sennacherib. And Esarhaddon promoted him to be second in charge after himself. Ahikar was my nephew and one of my family.

References for Tobit 1:22

    • g 1:22 - Or <i>chief cupbearer</i>