New International Version
He built the throne hall, the Hall of Justice, where he was to judge, and he covered it with cedar from floor to ceiling.
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.
1 Kings 7:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A porch for the throne - One porch appears to have been devoted to the purposes of administering judgment, which Solomon did in person.
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for the throne
from one side of the floor the other [heb] from floor to floor
There was a double Gadara. One at the shore of the Mediterranean sea: that was first called Gezer, 1 Kings 9:15. In Josephus, "Simon destroyed the city Gazara, and Joppe, and Jamnia."--And in the Book of the Maccabees, "And he fortified Joppe, which is on the sea, and Gazara, which is on the borders of Azotus." At length, according to the idiom of the Syrian dialect, Zain passed into Daleth; and instead of Gazara, it was called Gadara. Hence Strabo, after the mention of Jamnia, saith, "and there …
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1 Kings 6:15
He lined its interior walls with cedar boards, paneling them from the floor of the temple to the ceiling, and covered the floor of the temple with planks of juniper.
1 Kings 6:16
He partitioned off twenty cubits at the rear of the temple with cedar boards from floor to ceiling to form within the temple an inner sanctuary, the Most Holy Place.
There stand the thrones for judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes.
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