1 Kings 7:7
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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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Barnes' 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.

1 Kings 7:7 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether 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.
The ruler should be a near neighbour to every one in sympathy, and exalted above all in contemplation, so that through the bowels of loving-kindness he may transfer the infirmities of others to himself, and by loftiness of speculation transcend even himself in his aspiration after the invisible; lest either in seeking high things he despise the weak things of his neighbours, or in suiting himself to the weak things of his neighbours he relinquish his aspiration after high things. For hence it is
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
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.

Psalm 122:5
For there thrones were set for judgment, The thrones of the house of David.

Proverbs 20:8
A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.

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