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And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

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The elders

Exodus 18:21
But you should select from all the people able men, God-fearing, trustworthy, and hating bribes. Place them over the people as commanders of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
Exodus 21:8
If she is displeasing to her master, who chose her for himself, then he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners because he has acted treacherously toward her.
Deuteronomy 29:10
“All of you are standing today before the Lord your God—your leaders, tribes, elders, officials, all the men of Israel,
Deuteronomy 31:28
Assemble all your tribal elders and officers before me so that I may speak these words directly to them and call heaven and earth as witnesses against them.
1 Kings 21:8
So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name and sealed them with his seal. She sent the letters to the elders and nobles who lived with Naboth in his city.
Proverbs 31:23
Her husband is known at the city gates,
where he sits among the elders of the land.
Lamentations 5:14
The elders have left the city gate,
the young men, their music.
Acts 6:12
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes; so they came, dragged him off, and took him to the Sanhedrin.

General references

Job 29:7
When I went out to the city gate
and took my seat in the town square,

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