Nehemiah 3:7

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Nehemiah 3:7  (King James Version)
And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river.
 


the Gibeonite
Joshua 9:3-27 ; 2 Samuel 21:2

Mizpah
19 ; 2 Chronicles 16:6

the throne
That is, probably, the palace of the Persian governor, west of the Euphrates; the term throne being used to signify any royal abode: for Sir J. Chardin, describing a splendid tent erected by the king of Persia, says "that there was an inscription wrought upon the cornice of the anti-chamber, which gave it the appellation of the throne of the second Solomon." Sitting upon a throne has, however, sometimes been granted to governors.
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