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Doorjamb (1 instance)
Doorkeeper (9 instances)
Doorway (256 instances)
Entrance (225 instances)
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Gatekeeper (6 instances)
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Portal (4 instances)
Threshold (31 instances)

98 Bible Verses about Gates

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Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

Joshua 2:5

And when [it was time] to shut the gate {for the night}, the men left, and I do not know where they went. Chase after them quickly, for you may catch up [to] them."

1 Samuel 23:7

When it was told to Saul that David had gone to Keilah, Saul said, "God {has given him} into my hand, because he has shut himself in by going into a city [with] {two barred gates}.

2 Chronicles 8:5

He also built Upper Beth-Horon and Lower Beth-Horon, fortified cities [with] walls, gates, and bars;

2 Chronicles 14:7

And he said to Judah, "Let us build these cities and surround [them with] walls, towers, gates, and bars while the land [is] before us, because we have sought Yahweh our God. We have sought and he has given rest to us on every side." So they built and had success.

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Psalm 147:13

for he strengthens the bars of your gates. He blesses your children within you;

Isaiah 22:7

And this happened: the choicest of your valleys were full of chariots, and the cavalry confidently stood at the gate.

Isaiah 45:1-2

Thus says Yahweh to his anointed one, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped to subjugate nations before him, and I uncover [the] loins of kings to open doors before him, and [the] gates shall not be shut: "I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Jeremiah 51:30

The warriors of Babylon have ceased to fight, they remain in the strongholds, their power has dried up, they have become as women. Her dwelling places are set on fire, her bars are broken.

Hosea 11:6

[The] sword rages in his cities; it consumes his false prophets and devours because of their plans.

Luke 7:12

And as he approached the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, his mother's only son, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.

Acts 9:24

But their plot became known to Saul, and they were also watching the gates both day and night so that they could do away with him.

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Acts 16:13

And on the day of the Sabbath, we went outside the [city] gate beside the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer, and we sat down [and] spoke to the women assembled [there].

Revelation 21:25

And its gates will never be shut by day (for there will be no night there),

Nehemiah 2:13-15

I went out during the night at the gate of the valley by the Dragon spring and to the Dung Gate. And I examined the walls in Jerusalem and its gates that had been destroyed by the fire. I crossed over to the Fountain Gate and to the King's Pool, but there was no place for {my mount} to cross over. So I went up by the valley during the night and was examining the wall. Then I returned and came to the Valley Gate and returned.

2 Kings 14:13

Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-Shemesh. Then they came [to] Jerusalem, and he broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim up to the Corner Gate, four hundred cubits!

2 Chronicles 25:23

And Joash the king of Israel captured Amaziah the king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-Shemesh. And they brought him [to] Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, four hundred cubits.

Nehemiah 1:3

They replied to me, "The survivors in the province who have survived the captivity are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned in the fire."

Nehemiah 2:3

I said to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should my face not be sad when the city of my ancestors' burial site is ruined and her gates are consumed by fire?"

Nehemiah 3:1

Then Eliashib the high priest and his brothers the priests arose and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and erected its doors. They consecrated it up to the Tower of the Hundred and up to the Tower of Hananel.

John 5:2

Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool called in Aramaic Bethzatha, which has five porticoes.

Nehemiah 3:3

The sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate. They laid its beams and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars.

Nehemiah 3:26

and the temple servants who were living on Ophel [repaired] up to opposite the Water Gate on the east and the projecting tower.

Nehemiah 3:28-29

Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his house. After them Zadok son of Immer repaired opposite his house. After him Shemaiah son of Shecaniah, keeper of the East Gate, repaired.

Nehemiah 6:1

Now when it was reported to Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and to the rest of our enemies that I had built the wall and that no gap was left in it--though up to that time I had not erected doors in the gates--

Nehemiah 7:3

I said to them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until the sun is hot. While they are standing guard let them shut and fasten the doors. And appoint guards from the inhabitants of Jerusalem, one at his post and another opposite his house."

Nehemiah 11:19

The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon, and their brothers, the keepers of the gates, one hundred and seventy-two.

Nehemiah 12:39

and over the Gate of Ephraim, at the Old Gate, at the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, and [to] the Sheep Gate. And they [stopped and] stood at the Gate of the Guard.

Psalm 122:2

Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem--

Isaiah 60:11

And your gates shall continually be open, day and night they shall not be shut, to bring you [the] wealth of nations, and their kings shall be led.

Jeremiah 1:15

For, look, I [am] calling to all [the] clans of [the] kingdoms of [the] north," {declares} Yahweh, "and they will come and set each one his throne [at] the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all its surrounding walls, and against all the cities of Judah.

Acts 3:2

And a certain man was being carried who was lame {from birth}. {He} was placed every day at the gate of the temple called "Beautiful," [so that he] could ask for charitable gifts from those who were going into the temple [courts].

2 Chronicles 23:19

And he set the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of Yahweh so that no person unclean with respect to any matter could enter

2 Chronicles 24:8

Then the king commanded, and they made a chest and put it at the gate outside the house of Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed working groups of the priests and the Levites, each according to their divisions, {according to the service for priests and Levites}, for burnt offerings, for peace offerings, to serve, to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the camps of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 20:2

Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Ezekiel 44:11

Then they will be in my sanctuary, [those] serving [in] my sanctuary, [as] sentries at the gates of the temple and [as] [those] serving the temple; they will slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they will stand {before them} to serve them,

Acts 3:10

And they recognized him, that this one was the one who used to sit [asking] for alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, and they were filled with awe and astonishment at what had happened to him.

Joshua 6:26

And Joshua swore at that time, saying, "Cursed [is] anyone before Yahweh who gets up and builds Jericho, this city. At the cost of his firstborn he will lay its foundation, and at the cost of his youngest he will set up its gates."

Genesis 28:17

Then he was afraid and said, "How awesome [is] this place! {This is nothing else than the house of God}, and this is the gate of heaven!"

1 Samuel 17:52

The men of Israel and Judah got up, raised the war cry, and pursued [the] Philistines {as far as} the valley and up to the gates of Ekron. So the slain of [the] Philistines fell on the way to Shaaraim up to Gath and as far as Ekron.

1 Kings 16:34

In his days, Hiel the Bethelite rebuilt Jericho; at the cost of Abiram his firstborn he laid its foundation, and at the cost of Segub his younger sibling, he set up its gates, according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke by the hand of Joshua the son of Nun.

John 10:1-3

"Truly, truly I say to you, the one who does not enter through the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up at some other place--that one is a thief and a robber. But the one who enters through the door is the shepherd of the sheep. For this one the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.

Acts 10:17

Now while Peter was greatly perplexed within himself [as to] what the vision that he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having found the house of Simon by asking around, stood at the gate.

2 Kings 23:8

Then he brought all of the priests from the cities of Judah and defiled the high places where the priests from Geba up to Beersheba burned incense. He tore down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua, the governor of the city, which were on the left of each gate of the city.

Psalm 9:14

so that I may tell of all your praises. In the gates of the daughter of Zion let me rejoice in your salvation.

Psalm 118:19-20

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah. This [is] the gate of Yahweh, through [which the] righteous will enter.

Ezekiel 46:2

And the prince shall come [by] way of the portico of the gate from [the] outside, and he shall stand at the doorframe of the gate and the priests shall prepare his burnt offering and his fellowship offerings, and he shall bow down at the threshold of the gate. Then he shall go out, but the gate shall not be closed until the evening.

Acts 14:13

And the priest of the [temple] of Zeus that was just outside the city brought bulls and garlands to the gates [and] was wanting to offer sacrifice, along with the crowds.

Genesis 23:10-11

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites with respect to all [who were] entering the gate of his city, [and] said, "No, my lord, hear me. I give you the field and the cave which [is] in it, I [also] give it to you in the sight of the children of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead."

Ruth 4:1

And Boaz had gone up [to] the [city] gate and sat there. And look, the redeemer of whom Boaz had spoken [was] passing by. And he said, "Come over here to sit, {friend}." And he came over and sat.

2 Kings 7:1

Elisha said, "Hear the word of Yahweh: 'Thus says Yahweh, "At this time tomorrow a seah of wheat bread flour [will sell] for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel in the gate of Samaria.'"

Nehemiah 13:19-22

So when it became dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors be shut and said that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I appointed some of my young men over the gates [to prevent] any {goods} being brought in on the day of the Sabbath. So the merchants and the sellers of merchandise spent the night outside of Jerusalem once or twice. But I warned them and said to them, "Why are you spending the night opposite the wall? If you do [it again], I will lay hands against you." From that time on they did not come on the Sabbath.read more.
And then I told two Levites that they must purify themselves and come to guard the gates in order to consecrate the day of the Sabbath. Remember this also, my God, and take pity on me according to the greatness of your loyal love.

Genesis 34:19-20

And the young man did not delay to do the thing, for he wanted the daughter of Jacob. Now he [was] the most honored of his father's house. Then Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city, and they spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his father and his mother shall take hold of him, and they shall bring him out to the elders of his city and to the gate of his {town},

Deuteronomy 22:13-19

"If a man takes a woman and {he has sex with her}, but [he] then {dislikes her}, and {he accuses her falsely}, and {he defames her}, and he says 'This woman I took and I lay with her and {I discovered that she was not a virgin},' then [in defense] the father of the young woman shall take, along with her mother, and [together] they must bring out the [evidence of] the virginity of the young woman [to display it] to the elders of the city {at the city gate}.read more.
And [then] the father of the young woman shall say to the elders, 'I gave my daughter to this man as wife, but he [now] {dislikes} her, and now look {he has accused her falsely}, saying, "I did not find {your daughter a virgin}," but here [is] [evidence of] the virginity of my daughter'; and they shall spread the cloth [out] {before} the elders of the city. Then the elders of that city shall take the man, and they shall discipline him. Then they shall fine him hundred [shekels of] silver, and they shall give [them] to the father of the young woman, for {he defamed an Israelite young woman}, and {she shall become his wife}; he will not be allowed {to divorce her} all his days.

Deuteronomy 25:7-10

But if the man [does] not want to take his sister-in-law, then his sister-in-law shall go up to the gate, to the elders, and she shall say, 'My brother-in-law refused {to perpetuate his brother's name} in Israel, [for] he is not willing {to marry me}.' Then the elders of his town shall summon him and speak to him, and [if] he persists and says, '{I do not desire to} marry her' [then] his sister-in-law shall go near him before the eyes of the elders, and she shall pull off his sandal from his foot, and she shall spit in his face, and she shall {declare} and she shall say, 'This is how it is done to the man who does not build the house of his brother.'read more.
And his {family} shall be called in Israel, 'The house where the sandal was pulled off.'

Joshua 20:4

The killer will flee to one of these cities, stand [at] the entrance of the gate of the city, and {state his case to the elders of that city}; and they will take him into the city and give him a place, and he will dwell among them.

2 Samuel 15:2

Absalom used to rise early in the morning, and he stood {beside} the road [at] the gate; {anyone} who had a legal dispute to bring to the king for judgment Absalom would call to him and say, "{Where are you from?}" And he would say, "Your servant [is] from one of the tribes of Israel."

1 Kings 22:10

The king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah [were] each sitting on his throne, dressed [in their] robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria, [with] all the prophets prophesying before them.

Deuteronomy 17:5

then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to your gates; that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them with stones {to death}.

Deuteronomy 22:23-24

"If it happens [that] a young woman, a virgin, [is] engaged to a man, [and] a man finds her in the town and lies with her, then you shall bring out {both of them} to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them with stones so that they shall die, the young woman because she did not cry out in the town, and the man because he violated his neighbor's wife; and so you shall purge the evil from your midst.

Joshua 8:29

The king of Ai he hanged on a tree until the time of evening, and as the sun went down Joshua commanded [them], and they brought down his dead body from the tree. Then they threw it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and they raised over it a great heap of stones [that remains] to this day.

2 Kings 7:3

Now four men who had a skin disease were [at] the entrance of the gate, and they said {to each other}, "Why [are] we sitting here until we die?

Ezekiel 21:15

so that a heart melts, and the fallen {multiply} at all of their gates. I gave a sword for slaughter, [and] alas! It is made for flashing, it is grasped for slaughtering.

Luke 16:20

And a certain poor man {named} Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate,

Revelation 22:14-15

Blessed [are] the ones who wash their robes, so that their authority will be over the tree of life and they may enter into the city through the gates. Outside [are] the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral people and the murderers and the idolaters and everyone who loves and who practices falsehood.

Proverbs 1:20-21

Wisdom calls out in the streets, in the squares she raises her voice. On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Proverbs 8:1-3

Does not wisdom call, and understanding raise its voice? {Atop the heights} beside the road, at the crossroads she stands. Beside gates, before towns, [at the] entrance of doors, she cries out:

Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up your heads, O gates, and rise up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter. Who [is] the king of glory? Yahweh, strong and mighty; Yahweh, mighty in war! Lift up your heads, O gates, and lift up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter.read more.
Who is the king of glory? Yahweh of hosts, He [is] the king of glory! Selah

Isaiah 38:10

I was the one who said, "I must go in the quiet of my days; I am summoned through the gates of Sheol [for] the rest of my years."

Job 17:16

Will they go down [to] the bars of Sheol? Or shall we descend together into the dust?"

Job 38:17

Have [the] gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen [the] gates of deep shadow?

Psalm 9:13

Be gracious to me, O Yahweh. See my suffering from [those who] hate me, [you who] lift me up from the gates of death,

Psalm 107:18

Their soul abhorred all food, and they approached [the] gates of death.

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it, because narrow [is] the gate and constricted [is] the road that leads to life, and there are few who find it!

John 10:7-10

Then Jesus said to them again, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All those who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep do not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters through me, he will be saved, and will come in and will go out and will find pasture.read more.
The thief {comes only} so that he can steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and have [it] abundantly.

Ezekiel 48:30-34

And these [shall be] the exits of the city: From {the north side}, four thousand and five hundred [cubits] [by] measurement. And the gates of the city [shall be] according to the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates [to the] north, the gate of Reuben, one; the gate of Judah, one; the gate of Levi, one. And on [the] east side, four thousand five hundred [cubits], [and] three gates, and [so] the gate of Joseph, one; the gate of Benjamin, one; the gate of Dan, one.read more.
And [on] [the] south side, four thousand five hundred [cubits] by measurement, and [so] three gates, the gate of Simeon, one; the gate of Issachar, one; the gate of Zebulun, one. [And] on the west side, four thousand five hundred [cubits], [and] their gates three, the gate of Gad, one; the gate of Asher, one; the gate of Naphtali, one.

Revelation 21:12-15

It has a great and high wall that has twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on [the gates] which are of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel-- on the east, three gates, and on the north, three gates, and on the south, three gates, and on the west, three gates. And the wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them [are] twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.read more.
And the one who spoke with me was holding a golden measuring rod in order that he could measure the city and its gates and its wall.

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Brass » Articles made of » Gates

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Brass » Made into » Gates

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Gates » Of jerusalem

2 Chronicles 25:23

And Joash the king of Israel captured Amaziah the king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-Shemesh. And they brought him [to] Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, four hundred cubits.

2 Kings 14:13

Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-Shemesh. Then they came [to] Jerusalem, and he broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim up to the Corner Gate, four hundred cubits!

Nehemiah 12:39

and over the Gate of Ephraim, at the Old Gate, at the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, and [to] the Sheep Gate. And they [stopped and] stood at the Gate of the Guard.

Nehemiah 3:13

Hanun and the inhabitants of Zanoah repaired the Valley Gate. They rebuilt it and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars, and a thousand cubits of the wall up to the Dung Gate.

Nehemiah 3:26

and the temple servants who were living on Ophel [repaired] up to opposite the Water Gate on the east and the projecting tower.

Gates » Holding courts of justice

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his father and his mother shall take hold of him, and they shall bring him out to the elders of his city and to the gate of his {town},

Deuteronomy 16:18

"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.

Joshua 20:4

The killer will flee to one of these cities, stand [at] the entrance of the gate of the city, and {state his case to the elders of that city}; and they will take him into the city and give him a place, and he will dwell among them.

Deuteronomy 22:15

then [in defense] the father of the young woman shall take, along with her mother, and [together] they must bring out the [evidence of] the virginity of the young woman [to display it] to the elders of the city {at the city gate}.

Ruth 4:1

And Boaz had gone up [to] the [city] gate and sat there. And look, the redeemer of whom Boaz had spoken [was] passing by. And he said, "Come over here to sit, {friend}." And he came over and sat.

Gates » Of the temple

Acts 3:2

And a certain man was being carried who was lame {from birth}. {He} was placed every day at the gate of the temple called "Beautiful," [so that he] could ask for charitable gifts from those who were going into the temple [courts].

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "The gate of the inner courtyard facing east must be shut [on] the six of the days for work, but on the day of the Sabbath it must be opened and on the day of the new moon it must be opened.

2 Kings 15:35

Only the high places were not removed; the people still [were] sacrificing and offering incense on the high places. He built the upper gate of the temple of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 26:10

When the officials of Judah heard these things, they came up from the house of the king [to] the temple of Yahweh, and they sat in the entrance of the New Gate of Yahweh's [temple].

Gates » Of cities » Courts of justice held at

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate; For Yahweh will plead their case and despoil those who despoil them of life.

Deuteronomy 16:18

"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.

2 Samuel 15:2

Absalom used to rise early in the morning, and he stood {beside} the road [at] the gate; {anyone} who had a legal dispute to bring to the king for judgment Absalom would call to him and say, "{Where are you from?}" And he would say, "Your servant [is] from one of the tribes of Israel."

Gates » The open square of, a place for idlers

Genesis 19:1

And the two angels came to Sodom in the evening. And Lot was sitting in the gateway of Sodom. Then Lot saw [them] and stood up to meet them. And he bowed down [with his] face to the ground.

1 Samuel 4:18

Just as he mentioned the ark of God, he fell from his chair backwards against the side of the gate. He broke his neck and died, because the man was old and heavy. He had judged Israel forty years.

Proverbs 1:21

On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Jeremiah 17:19-20

Thus said Yahweh to me, "Go, and you must stand in the {People's Gate} through which the kings of Judah enter, and through which they go out, and in all the gates of Jerusalem. And you must say to them, 'Hear the word of Yahweh, kings of Judah, and all Judah, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem who enter through these gates.

Gates » Figurative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:2

Open [the] gates {so that} [the] righteous nation who keeps faithfulness may enter!

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, O gates, and rise up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter.

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Genesis 28:17

Then he was afraid and said, "How awesome [is] this place! {This is nothing else than the house of God}, and this is the gate of heaven!"

Psalm 118:19-20

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah. This [is] the gate of Yahweh, through [which the] righteous will enter.

Gates » Of cities

2 Chronicles 8:5

He also built Upper Beth-Horon and Lower Beth-Horon, fortified cities [with] walls, gates, and bars;

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

Joshua 6:26

And Joshua swore at that time, saying, "Cursed [is] anyone before Yahweh who gets up and builds Jericho, this city. At the cost of his firstborn he will lay its foundation, and at the cost of his youngest he will set up its gates."

1 Samuel 23:7

When it was told to Saul that David had gone to Keilah, Saul said, "God {has given him} into my hand, because he has shut himself in by going into a city [with] {two barred gates}.

2 Samuel 18:24

Now David [was] sitting between the two gates, and the sentinel went up to the roof of the gate by the wall and he lifted up his eyes and watched, and look, a man [was] running by himself.

Gates » Punishment of criminals outside of

Jeremiah 20:2

Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Acts 7:58

And [after they] had driven [him] out of the city, they began to stone [him], and the witnesses laid aside their cloaks at the feet of a young man named Saul.

Deuteronomy 17:5

then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to your gates; that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them with stones {to death}.

Gates » Criminals generally punished without

John 19:17

and carrying for himself the cross, he went out to the [place] called The Place of a Skull (which is called Golgotha in Aramaic),

Leviticus 24:23

Thus Moses spoke to the {Israelites}, and they brought the curser {outside the camp}, and they stoned him [with] stones, and the {Israelites} did [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Gates » Of cities » Chief points of attack in war

Judges 5:8

God chose new [leaders], then war [was at the] gates; a small shield or a spear was not seen among forty thousand in Israel.

Isaiah 22:7

And this happened: the choicest of your valleys were full of chariots, and the cavalry confidently stood at the gate.

Ezekiel 21:15

so that a heart melts, and the fallen {multiply} at all of their gates. I gave a sword for slaughter, [and] alas! It is made for flashing, it is grasped for slaughtering.

Gates » Place for public concourse

Proverbs 1:21

On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Genesis 23:10

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites with respect to all [who were] entering the gate of his city, [and] said,

Proverbs 8:3

Beside gates, before towns, [at the] entrance of doors, she cries out:

Jeremiah 14:2

"Judah mourns, and her gates languish, they are in mourning on the ground, and the cry of lament of Jerusalem goes up.

Jeremiah 22:2

And you must say, 'Hear the word of Yahweh, O king of Judah, who sits on the throne of David, you, and your servants, and your people who enter through these gates.

Gates » Of the temple » Levites the porters of

2 Chronicles 8:14

And in accord with the ordinance of David his father he appointed working groups of priests for their service, Levites for their responsibilities for praise and cultic service before the priests {according to the daily requirement}, and the gatekeepers in their working groups, gate by gate. For thus David the man of God had commanded.

2 Chronicles 23:4

This is the thing that you must do: one third of you priests and Levites {coming off duty on the Sabbath} [shall be] gatekeepers at the entrances

Gates » Thrones of kings at

Jeremiah 38:7

When Ebed-melech the Cushite, {a eunuch} who [was] in the house of the king, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the pit--now the king [was] sitting at the Gate of Benjamin--

1 Kings 22:10

The king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah [were] each sitting on his throne, dressed [in their] robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria, [with] all the prophets prophesying before them.

2 Chronicles 18:9

Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were each sitting on his throne, clothed in robes. And they were sitting at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria, and all the prophets were prophesying before them.

Jeremiah 39:3

And all the officials of the king of Babylon came and sat in the Middle Gate: Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsechim [the] chief officer, Nergal-sharezer [the] high official, with all the rest of the officials of the king of Babylon.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Horse gate

2 Chronicles 23:15

And they laid hands on her, and she went into the entrance of the Horse Gate of the house of the king, and they killed her there.

Nehemiah 3:28

Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his house.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Valley gate

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate, and at the Angle, and he strengthened them.

Nehemiah 2:13

I went out during the night at the gate of the valley by the Dragon spring and to the Dung Gate. And I examined the walls in Jerusalem and its gates that had been destroyed by the fire.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Fish gate

2 Chronicles 33:14

Then afterward he built an outer wall for the city of David west of the Gihon in the valley, and for the entrance into the Gate of the Fishes. And it encircled the Ophel and raised it very high. Then he placed strong commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.

Nehemiah 3:3

The sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate. They laid its beams and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars.

Gates » Of cities » Councils of state held at

2 Chronicles 18:9

Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were each sitting on his throne, clothed in robes. And they were sitting at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria, and all the prophets were prophesying before them.

Jeremiah 39:3

And all the officials of the king of Babylon came and sat in the Middle Gate: Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsechim [the] chief officer, Nergal-sharezer [the] high official, with all the rest of the officials of the king of Babylon.

Gates » Carcase of sin-offering burned without

Leviticus 4:12

he shall carry all of the bull {outside the camp} to a ceremonially clean place, to the fatty ashes' dump, and he shall burn it on wood in the fire; it must be burned up on the fatty ashes' dump.

Hebrews 13:11-13

For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sins are burned up outside the camp. Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the gate, in order that he might sanctify the people by his own blood. So we must go out to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.

Gates » Of cities » Criminals punished at

Jeremiah 20:2

Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 17:5

then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to your gates; that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them with stones {to death}.

Gates » Of cities » Public commendation given at

Proverbs 31:31

Give to her from the fruit of her hand, and may they praise her works in the city gates.

Gates » Of cities » Often razed and burned

Nehemiah 1:3

They replied to me, "The survivors in the province who have survived the captivity are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned in the fire."

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates have sunk into the earth; he has ruined and broken her bars, her kings and its princes [are] among the nations; there is no more law. Also, her prophets have not found a revelation from Yahweh.

Gates » Of the temple » The treasury placed at

Mark 12:41

And he sat down opposite the contribution box [and] was observing how the crowd was putting coins into the contribution box. And many rich people were putting in many [coins].

2 Chronicles 24:8

Then the king commanded, and they made a chest and put it at the gate outside the house of Yahweh.

Gates » Of jerusalem » High gate of benjamin

Jeremiah 37:13

{And when} he [was] at the Gate of Benjamin, there [was] {a sentry on duty} whose name [was] Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah, and he seized Jeremiah the prophet, {saying}, "You [are] deserting to the Chaldeans!"

Jeremiah 20:2

Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Dung gate

Nehemiah 3:14

Malkijah son of Recab, commander of the district of Beth-haccherem, repaired the Dung Gate. He rebuilt it and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars.

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought the commanders of Judah up on to the wall. I appointed two great choirs; [one went in] a procession to the right on the wall to the Dung Gate.

Gates » Of cities » Proclamations made at

Proverbs 1:21

On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Jeremiah 17:19

Thus said Yahweh to me, "Go, and you must stand in the {People's Gate} through which the kings of Judah enter, and through which they go out, and in all the gates of Jerusalem.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Old gate

Nehemiah 3:6

Jehoiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam repaired the old Yeshanah Gate. They laid its beams and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars.

Nehemiah 12:39

and over the Gate of Ephraim, at the Old Gate, at the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, and [to] the Sheep Gate. And they [stopped and] stood at the Gate of the Guard.

Gates » Of cities » Conferences held at

Genesis 34:20

Then Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city, and they spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Gates » Of cities » Land sold at

Genesis 23:10

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites with respect to all [who were] entering the gate of his city, [and] said,

Genesis 23:16

Then Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver {at the merchants' current rate}.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Water gate

Nehemiah 8:3

He read from it facing the public square before the Water Gate from dawn until noon that day, opposite the men, women, and those with understanding. The ears of all the people [were attentive] to the book of the law.

Nehemiah 3:26

and the temple servants who were living on Ophel [repaired] up to opposite the Water Gate on the east and the projecting tower.

Gates » Of cities » Shut at night-fall

Nehemiah 13:19

So when it became dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors be shut and said that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I appointed some of my young men over the gates [to prevent] any {goods} being brought in on the day of the Sabbath.

Joshua 2:5

And when [it was time] to shut the gate {for the night}, the men left, and I do not know where they went. Chase after them quickly, for you may catch up [to] them."

Gates » Of the temple » The pious israelites delighted to enter

Psalm 118:19

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah.

Gates » Of cities » Markets held at

2 Kings 7:1

Elisha said, "Hear the word of Yahweh: 'Thus says Yahweh, "At this time tomorrow a seah of wheat bread flour [will sell] for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel in the gate of Samaria.'"

2 Kings 7:18

It happened as the man of God spoke to the king, saying, "Two seahs of barley [shall be sold] for a shekel and a seah of wheat flour for a shekel at this time tomorrow in the gate of Samaria."

Gates » Made of » Brass

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Gates » Fastened with bars of iron

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Sheep gate

Nehemiah 3:1

Then Eliashib the high priest and his brothers the priests arose and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and erected its doors. They consecrated it up to the Tower of the Hundred and up to the Tower of Hananel.

John 5:2

Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool called in Aramaic Bethzatha, which has five porticoes.

Gates » Made to » Houses

Luke 16:20

And a certain poor man {named} Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate,

Acts 12:14

And recognizing Peter's voice, because of [her] joy she did not open the gate, but ran in [and] announced [that] Peter was standing at the gate.

Gates » Of the temple » Charge of, given by lot

1 Chronicles 26:13-19

And they cast lots, small and great alike, by their fathers' houses, {for their gates}. And the lot fell to the east to Shelemiah. As for Zechariah his son, {a wise counselor}, they cast lots. And his lot came out for the north. To Obed-Edom [went out] the south, and to his sons, the storehouses. read more.
For Shuppim and Hosah [it went out] for the west, at the gate of Shalleketh, on the road that goes up, guard for guard. To the east, six Levites; to the north, four daily; to the south, four daily; and at the storerooms, two [by] two. For the court to the west, four at the road, two at the court. These [were] the working groups of the gatekeepers among the sons of the Korahites and among the sons of Merari.

Gates » Of cities » Public censure passed at

Job 5:4

His children are far from deliverance, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer--

Isaiah 29:21

those who mislead a person into sin with a word and set a trap for the {arbitrator} in the gate and guide away [the] righteous by emptiness.

Gates » Guards at

Nehemiah 13:19

So when it became dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors be shut and said that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I appointed some of my young men over the gates [to prevent] any {goods} being brought in on the day of the Sabbath.

Nehemiah 13:22

And then I told two Levites that they must purify themselves and come to guard the gates in order to consecrate the day of the Sabbath. Remember this also, my God, and take pity on me according to the greatness of your loyal love.

2 Kings 7:17

Then the king appointed the officer he was depending on over the gate, but the people trampled him and he died, according to that which the man of God had said which he spoke when the king came down to him.

Gates » Double doors

Ezekiel 41:24

And two leaves of a door [were] for [each of] the doors, two hinged leaves of a door: two [were] for the first door, and two leaves of a door [were] for the other door.

Gates » Made of brass

Psalm 107:16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Gates » Figurative » Of death

Psalm 9:13

Be gracious to me, O Yahweh. See my suffering from [those who] hate me, [you who] lift me up from the gates of death,

Job 38:17

Have [the] gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen [the] gates of deep shadow?

Isaiah 38:10

I was the one who said, "I must go in the quiet of my days; I am summoned through the gates of Sheol [for] the rest of my years."

Gates » Of jerusalem » Corner gate

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate, and at the Angle, and he strengthened them.

Gates » Symbolical

Revelation 21:12-13

It has a great and high wall that has twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on [the gates] which are of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel-- on the east, three gates, and on the north, three gates, and on the south, three gates, and on the west, three gates.

Revelation 21:21

And the twelve gates [are] twelve pearls, each one of the gates was from a single pearl. And the street of the city [is] pure gold, like transparent glass.

Revelation 21:25

And its gates will never be shut by day (for there will be no night there),

Gates » Illustrative » (of heaven,) of access to God

Genesis 28:12-17

And he dreamed, and behold, a stairway was set on the earth, and its top touched the heavens. And behold, angels of God [were] going up and going down on it. And behold, Yahweh [was] standing beside him, and he said, "I [am] Yahweh, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. The ground on which you [were] sleeping I will give to you and to your descendants. Your descendants shall be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west, and to the east, and to the north and to the south. And all the families of the earth will be blessed through you and through your descendants. read more.
Now behold, I [am] with you, and I will keep you wherever you go. And I will bring you to this land, for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised to you." Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely Yahweh {is indeed} in this place and I did not know!" Then he was afraid and said, "How awesome [is] this place! {This is nothing else than the house of God}, and this is the gate of heaven!"

Gates » Of the temple » Called gates of zion

Lamentations 1:4

The roads of Zion [are] mourning because no one comes to the festival. All her gates [are] desolate, her priests groan; her young women [are] worried, and she herself suffers bitterly.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Gate of ephraim

Nehemiah 12:39

and over the Gate of Ephraim, at the Old Gate, at the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, and [to] the Sheep Gate. And they [stopped and] stood at the Gate of the Guard.

Gates » Illustrative » (of hell,) of satan's power

Gates » Of the temple » Overlaid with gold

2 Kings 18:16

At that time, Hezekiah cut off the doors of the temple of Yahweh and the doorposts which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and he gave them to the king of Assyria.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Gate of miphkad

Nehemiah 3:31

After him Malkijah, {one of the goldsmiths}, repaired up to the house of the temple servants and the merchants, opposite the Enrollment Gate and up to the upper room of the corner.

Gates » Of jerusalem » Gate of the fountain

Nehemiah 3:15

Shallun son of Col-Hozeh, the commander of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He rebuilt it and covered it and erected its doors, its bolts, its bars, and [he built] the wall of the Pool of Shelah of the king's garden, right up to the steps going down from the city of David.

Gates » Of cities » Troops reviewed at, going to war

2 Samuel 18:4

The king said to them, "I will do what seems good in your eyes." So the king stood at the side of the gate [while] all of the troops went out by hundreds and by thousands.

Gates » Of cities » Battering rams used against

Ezekiel 21:22

In his right hand is the divination for Jerusalem, to put [up] battering rams, to open mouth for slaughter, {to raise the battle cry}, to put [up] battering rams against gates, to build a siege ramp, to build siege works.

Gates » Of cities » Chief places of concourse

Proverbs 1:21

On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Gates » Made to » Cities

1 Kings 17:10

So he arose and went to Zarephath and came to the gate of the city. There [was] a widow woman gathering wood, so he called to her, and he said, "Please bring a little water for me in a vessel so that I can drink."

Gates » Illustrative » (strait,) of the entrance to life

Gates » Illustrative » (wide,) of the entrance to ruin

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Gates » Of the temple » Called gates of righteousness

Psalm 118:19

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah.

Gates » Illustrative » (of the grave,) of death

Isaiah 38:10

I was the one who said, "I must go in the quiet of my days; I am summoned through the gates of Sheol [for] the rest of my years."

Gates » Of the temple » Called gates of the lord

Psalm 118:20

This [is] the gate of Yahweh, through [which the] righteous will enter.

Gates » Of cities » Custom of sitting at, in the evening, alluded to

Genesis 19:1

And the two angels came to Sodom in the evening. And Lot was sitting in the gateway of Sodom. Then Lot saw [them] and stood up to meet them. And he bowed down [with his] face to the ground.

Gates » Of cities » Experienced officers placed over

2 Kings 7:17

Then the king appointed the officer he was depending on over the gate, but the people trampled him and he died, according to that which the man of God had said which he spoke when the king came down to him.

Gates » Made to » Camps

Exodus 32:26

And Moses stood at the entrance of the camp, and he said, "Whoever [is] for Yahweh, to me." And all the sons of Levi were gathered to him.

Gates » Design of

Isaiah 62:10

Pass through, pass through the gates! Make the way clear {for} the people! Pile up, pile up the highway; clear [it] of stones! Lift up an ensign over the peoples!

Gates » Made to » Palaces

Esther 5:13

But all this {fails to satisfy me} {when} I see Mordecai the Jew setting at the gate of the king."

Gates » The place for the transaction of public business, announcement of legal transactions

Genesis 23:10

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites with respect to all [who were] entering the gate of his city, [and] said,

Genesis 23:16

Then Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver {at the merchants' current rate}.

Gates » Often two-leaved

Gates » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed at

Acts 14:13

And the priest of the [temple] of Zeus that was just outside the city brought bulls and garlands to the gates [and] was wanting to offer sacrifice, along with the crowds.

Gates » Made to » Prisons

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Gates » Made of » Iron

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Gates » Illustrative » Of Christ

Gates » Figurative » Of righteousness

Psalm 118:19

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah.

Gates » Figurative » Of the gospel

Isaiah 60:11

And your gates shall continually be open, day and night they shall not be shut, to bring you [the] wealth of nations, and their kings shall be led.

Gates » Figurative » Of the grave

Isaiah 38:10

I was the one who said, "I must go in the quiet of my days; I am summoned through the gates of Sheol [for] the rest of my years."

Gates » Made to » Rivers

Nahum 2:6

The gates of the river are opened; the palace trembles.

Gates » Closed at night

Joshua 2:5

And when [it was time] to shut the gate {for the night}, the men left, and I do not know where they went. Chase after them quickly, for you may catch up [to] them."

Joshua 2:7

So the men chased after them on {the way to the Jordan} at the fords; and they shut the gate behind the pursuers that had gone out after them.

Gates » Of the temple » One specially beautiful

Acts 3:2

And a certain man was being carried who was lame {from birth}. {He} was placed every day at the gate of the temple called "Beautiful," [so that he] could ask for charitable gifts from those who were going into the temple [courts].

Gates » Of the temple » Frequented by beggars

Acts 3:2

And a certain man was being carried who was lame {from birth}. {He} was placed every day at the gate of the temple called "Beautiful," [so that he] could ask for charitable gifts from those who were going into the temple [courts].

Gates » Figurative » Of the powers of hell (hades)

Gates » Figurative » Of the people of a city

Isaiah 3:26

And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall be banished; she shall sit upon the ground.

Gates » Of cities » Land redeemed at

Ruth 4:1

And Boaz had gone up [to] the [city] gate and sat there. And look, the redeemer of whom Boaz had spoken [was] passing by. And he said, "Come over here to sit, {friend}." And he came over and sat.

Gates » Made to » Temples

Acts 3:2

And a certain man was being carried who was lame {from birth}. {He} was placed every day at the gate of the temple called "Beautiful," [so that he] could ask for charitable gifts from those who were going into the temple [courts].

Gates » Bodies of criminals exposed to view at

2 Kings 10:8

Then the messenger came and told him, saying, "They have brought the heads of the king's sons," and he said, "Put them [in] two piles [at] the entrance of the gate until morning."

Gates » Conferences on public affairs

Genesis 34:20

Then Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city, and they spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Gates » Jails made in the towers of

Jeremiah 20:2

Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Gates » Religious services held at

Acts 14:13

And the priest of the [temple] of Zeus that was just outside the city brought bulls and garlands to the gates [and] was wanting to offer sacrifice, along with the crowds.

Gates » Closed on the sabbath

Nehemiah 13:19

So when it became dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors be shut and said that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I appointed some of my young men over the gates [to prevent] any {goods} being brought in on the day of the Sabbath.

Gates » Made of iron

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Gates » Made of wood

Nehemiah 1:3

They replied to me, "The survivors in the province who have survived the captivity are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned in the fire."

Gates » The law read at

Iron » Made into » Gates

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Topics on Gates

Bronze Gates

19;107;16

for he shatters [the] doors of bronze, and cuts through [the] bars of iron.

Capturing Gates

1;22;17

that I will certainly bless you and greatly multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the shore of the sea. And your offspring will take possession of the gate of his enemies.

City Gates

25;5;14

Elders are no longer at the gate, young men no longer play stringed instruments.

Coming To Gates

40;7;13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

East Gates

26;40;22

And its windows and its porticos and its palm tree images [were] like the measurement of the gate that [was] {facing toward the east}; and {it had} seven steps that go up it, and [there were] porticos {before them}.

Gates Of Death

18;38;17

Have [the] gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen [the] gates of deep shadow?

Gates Of The Temple

2;38;18

And the screen of the gate of the courtyard [was] the work of an embroiderer, [with] blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen; [it was] twenty cubits long and five cubits {high}, like the hangings of the courtyard,

Named Gates

42;16;20

And a certain poor man {named} Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate,

North Gates

26;46;9

And when the people of the land come {before} Yahweh at the festivals, [the] one coming [by] way of [the] gate of [the] north to bow down must go out [by] [the] way of [the] gate of [the] south, and the [one] coming [by] way of [the] gate of [the] south must go out [by the] way of [the] gate of [the] north, [so] he must not return [by] the way of the gate [by] which he came, but before it he shall go out opposite it.

Opening Gates

19;118;19

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah.

Shutting Gates

66;21;25

And its gates will never be shut by day (for there will be no night there),

South Gates

13;26;15-25

To Obed-Edom [went out] the south, and to his sons, the storehouses.

Waiting At Gates

44;9;24

But their plot became known to Saul, and they were also watching the gates both day and night so that they could do away with him.