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1 Kings 7:7

    1 Kings 7:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And 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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then he made a covered room for his high seat when he gave decisions; this was the covered room of judging; it was covered with cedar-wood from floor to roof.

    Webster's Revision

    And 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.

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he made the porch of the throne where he might judge, even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from floor to floor.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 7:7

    A porch for the throne - One porch appears to have been devoted to the purposes of administering judgment, which Solomon did in person.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 7:7

    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.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 7:7

    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.