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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
An established emblem of kingly dignity and power, used by sovereigns on all stale occasions. That of Solomon was of ivory, overlaid with gold; having six broad steps, every one guarded by a golden lion at each end, 1 Kings 10:18-20 . Heaven is called God's throne, and the earth his footstool, Isaiah 66:1 . His throne is also sublimely described as everlasting, and as built upon justice and equity, Psalm 45:6; 97:2 . See also Isaiah 6:2-4; Ezekiel 1:1 - 28 . Christ is on the throne forever, as the King of heaven, Psalm 110:1; Hebrews 1:8; Revelation 3:21; and his faithful disciples will partake of his kingly glory, Luke 22:30; Revelation 4:4; 5:10 . He forbade men lightly to swear by heaven or its throne, as they were thus irreverent to God, Matthew 5:34; 23:22 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Throne'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​t/throne.html. 1859.