And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entrance, and the leaders and the trumpeters by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah tore her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.
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George Leo Haydock
Step. Hebrew hamudo, "his pillar "to which he ascended by steps. (Du Hamel)
Entrance into the court of the priests; but the tribune stood in that of the people, where Joas was in his royal attire.