Shutting Doors

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2 Chronicles 28:24

And Ahaz collected the utensils of the house of God and cut them in pieces; and he shut up the doors of the Lord's temple [the Holy Place and the Holy of Holies] and made himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 29:7

Also they have closed the doors of the porch and put out the lamps, and they have not burned incense or offered burnt offerings in the place holy to the God of Israel.

Ezekiel 44:1-2

Then the man [an angel] brought me back the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary which faces the east, and it was shut. Then the Lord said to me, This gate shall be shut; it shall not be opened and no man shall enter in by it, for the Lord, the God of Israel, has entered in by it; therefore it shall remain shut.

Nehemiah 6:10

I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up. 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 are coming to kill you -- "at night they are coming to kill you.

Malachi 1:10

Oh, that there were even one among you [whose duty it is to minister to Me] who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on My altar to no purpose [an empty, futile, fruitless pretense]! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of hosts, nor will I accept an offering from your hand.

Exodus 14:3

For Pharaoh will say of the Israelites, They are entangled in the land; the wilderness has shut them in.

Psalm 88:8

You have put my [familiar] friends far from me; You have made me an abomination to them. I am shut up, and I cannot come forth.

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors when it broke forth and issued out of the womb? -- "

Job 38:10

And marked for it My appointed boundary and set bars and doors,

Ecclesiastes 12:4

When the doors [the lips] are shut in the streets and the sound of the grinding [of the teeth] is low, and one rises up at the voice of a bird and the crowing of a cock, and all the daughters of music [the voice and the ear] are brought low;

Hebrews 9:8

By this the Holy Spirit points out that the way into the [true Holy of] Holies is not yet thrown open as long as the former [the outer portion of the] tabernacle remains a recognized institution and is still standing,

Genesis 7:16

And they that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded [Noah]; and the Lord shut him in and closed [the door] round about him.

Genesis 19:6

And Lot went out of the door to the men and shut the door after him

2 Samuel 13:17

He called the servant who served him and said, Put this woman out of my presence now, and bolt the door after her!

2 Samuel 13:18

Now [Tamar] was wearing a long robe with sleeves and of various colors, for in such robes were the king's virgin daughters clad of old. Then Amnon's servant brought her out and bolted the door after her.

Genesis 19:10

But the men [the angels] reached out and pulled Lot into the house to them and shut the door after him.

Judges 3:23

Then Ehud went out into the vestibule and shut the doors of the upper room upon [Eglon] and locked them.

2 Kings 4:4

And when you come in, shut the door upon you and your sons. Then pour out [the oil you have] into all those vessels, setting aside each one when it is full.

Isaiah 26:20

Come, my people, enter your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the [Lord's] wrath is past.

Ezekiel 3:24

Then the Spirit entered into me and set me on my feet; He spoke and said to me, Go, shut yourself up in your house.

2 Kings 4:33

So he went in, shut the door on the two of them, and prayed to the Lord.

John 20:19

Then on that same first day of the week, when it was evening, though the disciples were behind closed doors for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, Peace to you!

John 20:26

Eight days later His disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Jesus came, though they were behind closed doors, and stood among them and said, Peace to you!

Acts 5:23

We found the prison quite safely locked up and the guards were on duty outside the doors, but when we opened [it], we found no one on the inside.

Luke 13:25

When once the Master of the house gets up and closes the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door [again and again], saying, Lord, open to us! He will answer you, I do not know where [ what household -- "certainly not Mine] you come from.

Isaiah 24:10

The wasted city of emptiness and confusion is broken down; every house is shut up so that no one may enter.

Leviticus 14:38

Then the priest shall go out of the door and shut up the house seven days.

Leviticus 14:46

Moreover, he who enters the house during the whole time that it is shut up shall be unclean until the evening.

2 Kings 6:32

Now Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him. And the king sent a man from before him [to behead Elisha]. But before the messenger arrived, Elisha said to the elders, See how this son of [Jezebel] a murderer is sending to remove my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold it fast against him. Is not the sound of his master's feet [just] behind him?

Luke 11:7

And he from within will answer, Do not disturb me; the door is now closed, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and supply you [with anything]?

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