Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.

Bible References

Thy gates

Nehemiah 13:19
When the evening shadows began to fall on the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I ordered the doors to be closed. I further directed that they were not to be opened until after the Sabbath. I positioned some of my young men at the gates so that no load could enter on the Sabbath day.
Revelation 21:25
Its gates will never be closed during the day (and there will be no night there).

General references

Isaiah 25:3
So a strong nation will extol you; the towns of powerful nations will fear you.
Isaiah 61:5
"Foreigners will take care of your sheep; foreigners will work in your fields and vineyards.
Ezekiel 48:31
the gates of the city will be named for the tribes of Israel; there will be three gates to the north: one gate for Reuben, one gate for Judah, and one gate for Levi.

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