Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps: there was not the like made in any kingdom.

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Bible References

Lions

Genesis 49:9
“Judah is a lion’s whelp;
From the prey, my son, you have gone up.
He couches, he lies down as a lion,
And as a lion, who dares rouse him up?
Numbers 23:24
Behold, a people rises like a lioness,
And as a lion it lifts itself;
It will not lie down until it devours the prey,
And drinks the blood of the slain.”
Numbers 24:9
He couches, he lies down as a lion,
And as a lion, who dares rouse him?
Blessed is everyone who blesses you,
And cursed is everyone who curses you.”
Revelation 5:5
and one of the elders *said to me, “Stop weeping; behold, the Lion that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome so as to open the book and its seven seals.”

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2 Chronicles 9:17
Moreover, the king made a great throne of ivory and overlaid it with pure gold.