New American Standard Bible
He made the hall of the throne where he was to judge, the hall of judgment, and it was paneled with cedar from floor to floor.
King James Bible
Then he made a porch for the throne where he might judge, even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from one side of the floor to the other.
Darby Bible Translation
And he made the porch for the throne where he judged, the porch of judgment; and it was covered with cedar from floor to floor.
World English Bible
He made the porch of the throne where he was to judge, even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from floor to floor.
Young's Literal Translation
And the porch of the throne where he judgeth -- the porch of judgment -- he hath made, and it is covered with cedar from the floor unto the floor.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The porch or gate of justice still kept alive the likeness of the old patriarchal custom of sitting in judgment at the gate; exactly as the "Gate of justice" still recalls it at Granada, and the Sublime Porte - "the Lofty Gate" - at Constantinople.
LibraryWhether any Preparation and Disposition for Grace is Required on Man's Part?
Objection 1: It would seem that no preparation or disposition for grace is required on man's part, since, as the Apostle says (Rom. 4:4), "To him that worketh, the reward is not reckoned according to grace, but according to debt." Now a man's preparation by free-will can only be through some operation. Hence it would do away with the notion of grace. Objection 2: Further, whoever is going on sinning, is not preparing himself to have grace. But to some who are going on sinning grace is given, as is …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
That the Ruler Should be a Near Neighbour to Every one in Compassion, and Exalted Above all in Contemplation.
1 Kings 6:15
Then he built the walls of the house on the inside with boards of cedar; from the floor of the house to the ceiling he overlaid the walls on the inside with wood, and he overlaid the floor of the house with boards of cypress.
1 Kings 6:16
He built twenty cubits on the rear part of the house with boards of cedar from the floor to the ceiling; he built them for it on the inside as an inner sanctuary, even as the most holy place.
For there thrones were set for judgment, The thrones of the house of David.
A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.
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