The throne had six steps, and the top of the throne was round at the back: and there were arms on either side on the place of the seat, and two lions stood beside the arms.
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George Leo Haydock
Behind, like an alcove, (Haydock) placed in the porch of the palace, chap. vii. 8.
Hands, for the elbows to rest on. In Paralipomenon, St. Jerome translates, "little "arms. The feet might also be made in this shape. Josephus ( viii. 5.) represents them as forming the seat: (Calmet) and the Septuagint place them on each side: "the fore-parts of oxen, projecting from the back of the throne, and hands on the throne, on each side of the seat. "In Paralipomenon also, we find a foot-stool of gold. (Haydock)