Throne - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G2362, thronos ]
a throne, a seat of authority," is used of the "throne"
(a) of God, e.g., Hebrews 4:16, "the throne of grace," i.e., from which grace proceeds; Hebrews 8:1; Hebrews 12:2; Revelation 1:4; Revelation 3:21 (2nd part); Revelation 4:2 (twice); Revelation 5:1; frequently in Rev.; in Revelation 20:12, in the best texts, "the throne" (some have Theos, "God," AV); cp. Revelation 21:3; Matthew 5:34; Matthew 23:22; Acts 7:49;
(b) of Christ, e.g. Hebrews 1:8; Revelation 3:21 (1st part); Revelation 22:3; His seat of authority in the Millennium, Matthew 19:28 (1st part);
(c) by metonymy for angelic powers, Colossians 1:16;
(d) of the Apostles in millennial authority, Matthew 19:28 (2nd part); Luke 22:30;
(e) of the elders in the heavenly vision, Revelation 4:4 (2nd and 3rd parts), RV, "thrones" (AV, "seats"); so Revelation 11:16;
(f) of David, Luke 1:32; Acts 2:30;
(g) of Satan, Revelation 2:13, RV, "throne" (AV, "seat");
(h) of "the beast," the final and federal head of the revived Roman Empire, Revelation 13:2; Revelation 16:10.

[ 2,,G968, bema ]
for which See JUDGMENT-SEAT, is used of the throne or tribunal of Herod, Acts 12:21.

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