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pal´ā́s : In Hebrew chiefly ארמון , 'armōn , in the Revised Version (British and American) text translated "castle" in 1 Kings 16:18 ; 2 Kings 15:25 ; בּירה , bı̄rāh , הכל , hēkhāl , the same word often rendered "temple"; in Greek αὐλή , aulḗ , in the Revised Version (British and American) translated "court" (Matthew 26:3 , Matthew 26:18 , Matthew 26:69 ; Mark 14:54 , Mark 14:66 ; Luke 11:21 ; John 18:15 ). On the other hand, "palace" takes the place in the Revised Version (British and American) of the King James Version "common hall" or "judgment hall" (praitṓrion , Matthew 27:27 ; John 18:28 , John 18:33 ; John 19:9 ; Acts 23:35 ). See JUDGMENT , HALL OF . A description of Solomon's palace is given in 1 Kings 7:1-12 (see TEMPLE ). Archaeology has brought to light the remains of great palaces in Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria (Sargon, Sennacherib, Assurbanipal, etc.), Susa, etc. See HOUSE .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Palace'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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