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Psalm 127:5

Happy, blessed, and fortunate is the man whose quiver is filled with them! They will not be put to shame when they speak with their adversaries [in gatherings] at the [city's] gate.

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Deuteronomy 17:5

Then you shall bring forth to your town's gates that man or woman who has done that wicked thing and you shall stone that man or woman to death.

Isaiah 29:21

Those who make a man an offender and bring condemnation upon him with a word, and lay a trap for him who upholds justice at the city gate, and thrust aside the innocent and truly righteous with an empty plea.

Amos 5:10

They hate him who reproves in the [city] gate [holding him as an abomination and rejecting his rebuke], and they abhor him who speaks uprightly.

Amos 5:12

For I know how manifold are your transgressions and how mighty are your sins -- "you who afflict the [uncompromisingly] righteous, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the [court of the city] gate from their right.

Genesis 23:10

Now Ephron was present there among the sons of Heth; so, in the hearing of all who went in at the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham, saying,

Genesis 23:18

As a possession to Abraham in the presence of the Hittites, before all who went in at his city gate.

Genesis 34:20

Then Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their [enclosed] town and discussed the matter with the citizens, saying,

Genesis 34:24

And all the people who went out of the town gate listened and heeded what Hamor and Shechem said; and every male was circumcised who was a resident of that town.

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside to the center of the gate to speak to him privately, and there he smote Abner in the abdomen, so that he died to avenge the blood of Asahel, Joab's brother.

Proverbs 1:21

She cries at the head of the noisy intersections [in the chief gathering places]; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks:

Proverbs 8:3

At the gates at the entrance of the town, at the coming in at the doors, she cries out:

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool; he opens not his mouth in the gate [where the city's rulers sit in judgment].

Zechariah 8:16

These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor; render the truth and pronounce the judgment or verdict that makes for peace in [the courts at] your gates.

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