but their plot became known to Saul. So they were watching the gates day and night intending to kill him,
Anyone who listens to me is happy,
watching at my doors every day,
waiting by the posts of my doorway.
2 Kings 7:3
Four men with a skin disease were at the entrance to the gate. They said to each other, “Why just sit here until we die?
The entire royal staff at the King’s Gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, because the king had commanded this to be done for him. But Mordecai would not bow down or pay homage.
When someone flees to one of these cities, stands at the entrance of the city gate, and states his case before the elders of that city, they are to bring him into the city and give him a place to live among them.
At Daniel’s request, the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego to manage the province of Babylon. But Daniel remained at the king’s court.
Your best valleys were full of chariots,
and horsemen were positioned at the gates.