2 Chronicles 28:24
Then Ahaz gathered up the utensils of God’s temple, cut them into pieces, shut the doors of the Lord’s temple, and made himself altars on every street corner in Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 29:7
They also closed the doors of the portico, extinguished the lamps, did not burn incense, and did not offer burnt offerings in the holy place of the God of Israel.
The man then brought me back toward the sanctuary’s outer gate that faced east, and it was closed. The Lord said to me: “This gate will remain closed. It will not be opened, and no one will enter through it, because the Lord, the God of Israel, has entered through it. Therefore it will remain closed.
I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was restricted to his house. He said:Let us meet at the house of God
inside the temple.
Let us shut the temple doors
because they are coming to kill you.
They are coming to kill you tonight!
“I wish one of you would shut the temple doors, so you would no longer kindle a useless fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you,” says the Lord of Hosts, “and I will accept no offering from your hands.
Pharaoh will say of the Israelites: They are wandering around the land in confusion; the wilderness has boxed them in.
You have distanced my friends from me;
You have made me repulsive to them.
I am shut in and cannot go out.
Who enclosed the sea behind doors
when it burst from the womb,
when I determined its boundaries
and put its bars and doors in place,
the doors at the street are shut
while the sound of the mill fades;
when one rises at the sound of a bird,
and all the daughters of song grow faint.
The Holy Spirit was making it clear that the way into the most holy place had not yet been disclosed while the first tabernacle was still standing.
Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered just as God had commanded him. Then the Lord shut him in.
Lot went out to them at the entrance and shut the door behind him.
2 Samuel 13:17
Instead, he called to the servant who waited on him: “Throw this woman out and bolt the door behind her!”
2 Samuel 13:18
Amnon’s servant threw her out and bolted the door behind her. Now Tamar was wearing a long-sleeved garment, because this is what the king’s virgin daughters wore.
But the angels reached out, brought Lot into the house with them, and shut the door.
Ehud escaped by way of the porch, closing and locking the doors of the upstairs room behind him.
2 Kings 4:4
Then go in and shut the door behind you and your sons, and pour oil into all these containers. Set the full ones to one side.”
Go, my people, enter your rooms
and close your doors behind you.
Hide for a little while until the wrath has passed.
The Spirit entered me and set me on my feet. He spoke with me and said: “Go, shut yourself inside your house.
But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
2 Kings 4:33
So he went in, closed the door behind the two of them, and prayed to the Lord.
In the evening of that first day of the week, the disciples were gathered together with the doors locked because of their fear of the Jews. Then Jesus came, stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!”
After eight days His disciples were indoors again, and Thomas was with them. Even though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them. He said, “Peace to you!”
“We found the jail securely locked, with the guards standing in front of the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!”
once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’
The city of chaos is shattered;
every house is closed to entry.
the priest is to go outside the house to its doorway and quarantine the house for seven days.
Whoever enters the house during any of the days the priest quarantines it will be unclean until evening.
2 Kings 6:32
Elisha was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him. The king sent a man ahead of him, but before the messenger got to him, Elisha said to the elders, “Do you see how this murderer has sent someone to cut off my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door to keep him out. Isn’t the sound of his master’s feet behind him?”
Then he will answer from inside and say, ‘Don’t bother me! The door is already locked, and my children and I have gone to bed. I can’t get up to give you anything.’