5437 palaces

5437 palaces

Fortified, luxurious residences for kings. They normally served as the seat and symbol of royal authority.

David’s palace on Mount Zion

1Ch 14:1 See also 2Sa 5:6-11 pp 1Ch 11:4-8; 2Sa 7:1-2 pp 1Ch 17:1

Solomon’s palace in Jerusalem

1Ki 10:4-5 pp 2Ch 9:3-4 See also 1Ki 7:1-12; 1Ki 10:16-21 pp 2Ch 9:15-20; 2Ch 8:11

Gold and valuable items were stored in the palace in Jerusalem

1Ki 15:18-19 pp 2Ch 16:2-3 See also 1Ki 14:25-26 pp 2Ch 12:9; 2Ki 12:17-18; 2Ki 14:13-14 pp 2Ch 25:23-24; 2Ki 16:7-8 pp 2Ch 28:20-21; 2Ki 18:14-15; 2Ki 24:13; 2Ch 21:16-17; Jer 27:18-22

The royal palace in Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians

2Ki 25:9 pp 2Ch 36:19 pp Jer 52:13 See also Jer 22:1-6; Jer 39:8

Other palaces

The kings of Israel had palaces in Samaria 1Ki 21:1 See also 1Ki 16:18; 1Ki 20:5-6,43; 2Ki 15:25

Foreign palaces Pharaoh’s palace in Egypt: Ge 12:15; Ge 41:40; Ge 47:14; Ex 8:3 The royal palace in Babylon: Da 4:29-30; Da 5:5
Est 1:9 King Xerxes’palace in Persia and Media

Summer palaces Jdg 3:20-21

Palaces in NT times

Mt 26:3-4; Jn 18:28; Ac 23:35; Php 1:12-13

Features of palaces

Palace gardens 2Ki 21:18 See also 2Ki 21:25-26; Est 1:5-6

The luxury of palaces

1Ki 22:39 See also Nu 22:18; Ps 45:8-9; Isa 13:22; Jer 22:13-17; Mt 11:8 pp Lk 7:25

Palaces were administered by royal officials

2Ki 10:5 See also 1Ki 4:6; 1Ki 18:3; 2Ki 15:5; 2Ch 28:7; Isa 22:15

See also

4410banquets
5254citadel
5271courtyard
5316fortress
5366king
5399luxury
5487queen
5591treasure

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