2 Chronicles 9:17
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New International Version
Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with pure gold.

King James Bible
Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold;

World English Bible
Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king maketh a great throne of ivory, and overlayeth it with pure gold;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Made a great throne of ivory - For a very curious description of the throne of Solomon, see at the end of the chapter, 2 Chronicles 9:29 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Kings 10:18-20 Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the best gold...

Psalm 45:8 All your garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made you glad.

Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away...

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The Great Gain of Godliness
'And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 26. And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27. And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. 28. Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 10:18
Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold.

2 Chronicles 9:16
He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three hundred shekels of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:18
The throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold was attached to it. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside each of them.

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