Business At The Gateway
Most Relevant Verses
Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them.
Such men will never be put to shame
when they speak with their enemies at the city gate.
Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,
Hate evil and love good;
establish justice in the gate.
Perhaps the Lord, the God of Hosts, will be gracious
to the remnant of Joseph.
For I know your crimes are many
and your sins innumerable.
They oppress the righteous, take a bribe,
and deprive the poor of justice at the gates.
So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city and spoke to the men there.
When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab pulled him aside to the middle of the gateway, as if to speak to him privately, and there Joab stabbed him in the stomach. So Abner died in revenge for the death of Asahel, Joab’s brother.
She cries out above the commotion;
she speaks at the entrance of the city gates:
Beside the gates at the entry to the city,
at the main entrance, she cries out: