Moreover, the kingmade a greatthrone of 1ivory and overlaid it with refinedgold.
There were sixsteps to the throne and a roundtop to the throne at its rear, and aarmsbon eachside of the seat , and twolionsstandingbeside the carms.
20Twelvelions were standingthere on the sixsteps on the oneside and on the other; nothinglike it was made for any other kingdom.
21AllKingSolomon'sdrinkingvessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of puregold. None was of silver; it was not considereddvaluable in the days of Solomon.
For 2the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish with the ships of Hiram; once every threeyears the ships of Tarshishcamebringinggold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.
233So KingSolomonbecamegreaterthanall the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
24All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, 4to hear his wisdomwhichGod had put in his heart.
255They broughteveryman his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, horses, and mules, somuchyear by year.
266Now Solomongatheredchariots and horsemen; and he had1,400chariots and 12,000horsemen, and he estationed them in the 7chariotcities and with the king in Jerusalem.
278The kingmadesilver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he madecedars as plentiful as sycamoretrees that are in the flowland.
289Also Solomon'simport of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king'smerchantsprocured them from Kue for a price.
A chariotgwas imported from Egypt for 600 shekels of silver, and a horse for 150 ; and hby the samemeans they exported them 10to all the kings of the Hittites and to the kings of the Arameans.