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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

Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.
Maximilien Robespierre

On the throne, one has many worries; and remorse is the one that weighs the least.
Jean Racine

Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
James Russell Lowell

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
Walter Bagehot

Now I will say this to every sinner, though he should think himself to be the worst sinner who ever lived: cry to the Lord and seek Him while He may be found. A throne of grace is a place fitted for you. By simple faith, go to your Savior, for He is the throne of grace.
Charles Spurgeon
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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
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