Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



And the throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold [was] attached to the throne. And [there were] armrests {on each side}. And by {the seat} [were] two lions standing beside the armrests.


Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones. The king made a raised structure for the house of Yahweh and for the house of the king out of the almug wood, as well as lyres and harps for the singers. [This much] almug wood has not come nor been seen [again] up to this day.

For the fleet of Tarshish belonged to the king [and was] on the sea with the fleet of Hiram; once every three years the fleet of Tarshish used to come carrying gold and silver, ivory, apes, and baboons.

The import of the horses which were Solomon's [was] from Egypt and from Kue; the traders of the king received [horses] from Kue at a price. A chariot went up and went out from Egypt at six hundred silver [shekels] and a horse at a hundred and fifty. So it was for all the kings of the Hittites and for the kings of Aram; by their hand they were exported.

They went to Ophir and imported from there four hundred and twenty talents of gold, and they brought it to King Solomon.

And Solomon's horses [were] imported from Egypt and from Kue. The traders of the king received [them] from Kue at a price. They went up and exported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver and a horse for one hundred and fifty [shekels]. And [these were] {likewise exported} to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram.

And the horses [were] imported from Egypt and from all lands for Solomon.

Then Solomon went to Ezion-Geber, and to Elath, on the edge of the sea in the land of Edom. And Huram sent to him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants knowledgeable of the sea. And they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and from there they collected four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

And it happened [that] the weight of the gold that came to Solomon in one year [was] six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold, besides the gold and silver the traders and merchants brought, and all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the land brought. And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten gold went into each shield. read more.
And [he made] three hundred small shields of beaten gold; three hundred [shekels] went into each small shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon. And the king made a large ivory throne and overlaid it with pure gold. And the throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold [was] attached to the throne. And [there were] armrests {on each side}. And by {the seat} [were] two lions standing beside the armrests. And twelve lions were standing there on [each] of the six steps {on each end}. And there was nothing like [it] made in all the kingdom. And all the drinking vessels of King Solomon [were] of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon [were] of pure gold. Silver was not valued as anything in the days of Solomon. For the ships of the king went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram. Once {every three years} the ships of Tarshish came carrying gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks. Thus King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and wisdom.


Bathsheba came to King Solomon to speak to him concerning Adonijah, and the king got up to meet her, bowed down to her, and then sat on his throne. Then he set up a throne for the king's mother, and she sat on his right.

And the king made a large ivory throne and overlaid it with pure gold. And the throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold [was] attached to the throne. And [there were] armrests {on each side}. And by {the seat} [were] two lions standing beside the armrests. And twelve lions were standing there on [each] of the six steps {on each end}. And there was nothing like [it] made in all the kingdom.