Beside the gates, at the opening to the city,
at the entrance of the gateways she shouts aloud: Bible see other translations

“Beside.” The Hebrew is built on the word “hand,” but the meaning here is “beside.”a

“the gates.” The elders and important men of the city sat in the city gates (see commentary on Prov. 1:21).

“opening.” The Hebrew reads, “mouth.” The “mouth” of the city was the city gate, the entrance to the city.

Cp. HALOT Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon.

Commentary for: Proverbs 8:3