Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.
Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.
That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nought.
They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,
Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,
And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.
2 Samuel 3:27
And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors.
Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.
These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: