Some scholars have suggested that the Chronicler invented such references to legitimate his portrayal of the history of Judah. See Rosemarie Micheel, Die Seher- und Prophetenueberlieferungen in der Chronik, Bieträge zur evangelischen Theologie 18 (Frankfurt am Main, 1983), pp. 79–80; citation from John W. Wright, “Iddo,” in The Anchor Bible Dictionary (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1992), vol. 3, p. 376.