New Living Translation
Solomon also built the throne room, known as the Hall of Justice, where he sat to hear legal matters. It was paneled 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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:7 A porch - Another porch or distinct room without the house. The other - The whole floor; or, from floor to floor, from the lower floor on the ground, to the upper floor which covered it.
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
1 Kings 6:15
The entire inside, from floor to ceiling, was paneled with wood. He paneled the walls and ceilings with cedar, and he used planks of cypress for the floors.
1 Kings 6:16
He partitioned off an inner sanctuary--the Most Holy Place--at the far end of the Temple. It was 30 feet deep and was paneled with cedar from floor to ceiling.
Here stand the thrones where judgment is given, the thrones of the dynasty of David.
When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence, distinguishing the bad from the good.
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