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Job 31:21

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw I had help in the gate:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Gate, in judgment, (Calmet) where I was the supreme judge, (Haydock) and none could resist me.

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
32. It was the custom with those of old that the elders should sit at the gate to make out by judicial trial the quarrels of persons at strife, in order that the city, in which it was befitting that they should dwell in concord, they should never enter at variance. And hence the Lord saith by the Prophet, Establish judgment in the gate. [Amos 5, 15] In this place then what is set forth by the title of the ‘gate’ but that thing which was used to be done in the gate? For as we talk of the ‘camp fighting’ instead of this, that there is fighting from the camp, so judgment that used to be tarried on in the gate, is called ‘the gate.’ Thus he ‘sees himself uppermost in the gate,’ who sees that by the title of just dealing he is of the better side in judgment. Accordingly, blessed Job, because he did not even then put forth his hand against the fatherless, when even by the claim of justice he saw himself the better one, teaching to us the rule of fear, says, If I have lifted up my hand agains...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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