Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.
Then it became clear to me that God had not sent him: he had given this word of a prophet against me himself: and Tobiah and Sanballat had given him money to do so.
Then I sent for Eliezer and Ariel and Shemaiah and Elnathan Jarib and Elnathan and Nathan and Zechariah and Meshullam, all responsible men; and for Joiarib and Elnathan, who were wise men.
And of the sons of Harim, Eliezer, Isshijah, Malchijah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,
With his mouth the evil man sends destruction on his neighbour; but through knowledge the upright are taken out of trouble.
Be on the watch for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inside they are cruel wolves.
2 Kings 9:8
For the family of Ahab will come to an end; every male of Ahab's family will be cut off, he who is shut up and he who goes free in Israel.
And Jeremiah gave orders to Baruch, saying, I am shut up, and am not able to go into the house of the Lord:
Then the spirit came into me and put me on my feet; and he had talk with me and said to me, Go and keep yourself shut up inside your house.
Let us meet
Everyone says false words to his neighbour: their tongues are smooth in their talk, and their hearts are full of deceit.
The sinner has evil designs against the upright, lifting up the voice of wrath against him.
1 Kings 6:5
And against the walls all round, and against the walls of the Temple and of the inmost room, he put up wings, with side rooms all round:
2 Kings 11:3
And for six years she kept him safe in the house of the Lord, while Athaliah was ruling over the land.
Let us shut
2 Chronicles 28:24
And Ahaz got together the vessels of the house of God, cutting up all the vessels of the house of God, and shutting the doors of the Lord's house; and he made altars in every part of Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 29:3
In the first year of his rule, in the first month, opening the doors of the Lord's house, he made them strong.
If only there was one among you who would see that the doors were shut, so that you might not put a light to the fire on my altar for nothing! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of armies, and I will not take an offering from your hands.
And all the town was moved, and the people came running together and put their hands on Paul, pulling him out of the Temple: and then the doors were shut.