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Definition of Throne

Throne

  1. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.
  2. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage.
  3. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen.
  4. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.
  5. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.
  6. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.

Throne Quotations

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
Wallace Stevens

Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.
Bryan Procter

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.
Robert Green Ingersoll

The love of Christ reaches to the very depths of earthly misery and woe, or it would not meet the case of the veriest sinner. It also reaches to the throne of the eternal, or man could not he lifted from his degraded condition, and our necessities would not be met, our desires would be unsatisfied.
Ellen G. White
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Throne Translations

throne in Dutch is troon
throne in German is Thron
throne in Italian is trono
throne in Spanish is trono
throne in Swedish is tron