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31 Bible Verses about Shutting Doors

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2 Chronicles 28:24

Then Ahaz gathered the objects of the house of God, and he cut the objects of the house of God to pieces. And he shut the doors of the house of Yahweh and made for himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 29:7

They also shut the doors of the portico and extinguished the lamps. And they did not burn incense or offer burnt offerings in the sanctuary to the God of Israel.

Ezekiel 44:1-2

And he brought me back [by] the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary that [is] facing east, and it was shut. And Yahweh said to me, "This gate will be shut. It shall not be opened, and {no one} will go through it, for Yahweh, the God of Israel, has entered it, and it will be shut.

Nehemiah 6:10

Now I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined [at home], and he said, "Let us meet in the house of God, inside the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple; for they are coming to kill you--during the night they are coming to kill you."

Malachi 1:10

"Who also among you will shut [the temple] doors [so that] you will not kindle fire in vain [on] my altar? I take no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of hosts, "and {I will not accept} an offering from your hand.

Exodus 14:3

And Pharaoh will say of the {Israelites}, 'They are wandering around in the land. The desert has closed in on them.'

Psalm 88:8

You have removed my acquaintances far from me. You have made me detestable to them. [I am] confined and cannot go out.

Job 38:8

"Or [who] shut [the] sea in with doors at its bursting, [when] it went out of [the] womb,

Job 38:10

and I prescribed my rule for it, and I set bars and doors,

Ecclesiastes 12:4

When the doors on the street are shut, when the sound of the grinding mill is low; one rises up to the sound of the bird, and all the daughters of song are brought low.

Hebrews 9:8

The Holy Spirit [was] making this clear, [that] the way [into] the holy place [was] not yet revealed, [while] the first tent was still in existence,

Genesis 7:16

And those that came, male and female, of every living thing, came as God had commanded him. And Yahweh shut the door behind him.

Genesis 19:6

But Lot went out to them at the entrance, and he shut the door behind him.

2 Samuel 13:17

Then he called his young man who [was] serving him and said, "Please send this woman from me to the outside, and bolt the door behind her!"

2 Samuel 13:18

Now there [was] a long-sleeved robe on her, for so they clothed the daughters of the king who [were] virgins, in robes. His servant put her outside, and he bolted the door behind her.

Genesis 19:10

Then the men reached out [with] their hands and brought Lot in to them, into the house, and they shut the door.

Judges 3:23

And Ehud went out the vestibule, and he closed the doors of the upper room and locked [them] behind him.

2 Kings 4:4

You must also go and shut the door behind you and your children, and you must pour out [oil] into all of these containers and set the filled [ones] aside."

Isaiah 26:20

Go, my people, enter into your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide for {a very little} while, until [the] wrath has passed over.

Ezekiel 3:24

And [the] Spirit came into me, and it made me stand on my feet, and he spoke with me and said to me, "Come, shut yourself {inside your house},

2 Kings 4:33

He went and closed the door behind the two of them and prayed to Yahweh.

John 20:19

Now [when it] was evening on that day--the first [day] of the week--and the doors had been shut where the disciples were because of fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace to you."

John 20:26

And after eight days his disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. [Although] the doors had been shut, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said, "Peace to you."

Acts 5:23

saying, "We found the prison locked with all security and the guards standing at the doors, but [when we] opened [them], we found no one inside!"

Luke 13:25

when once the master of the house has gotten up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock [on] the door, saying, 'Lord, open [the door] for us!' And he will answer [and] say to you, 'I do not know where you are from!'

Isaiah 24:10

[The] city of emptiness is broken; every house is shut {so that no one can enter};

Leviticus 14:38

then the priest shall go out from the house to the house's entrance, and he shall confine the house [for] seven days.

Leviticus 14:46

And the person who enters into the house [during] all [the] days [that] he confined it shall become unclean until the evening.

2 Kings 6:32

Now Elisha [was] sitting in his house and the elders [were] sitting with him, and [the king] dispatched a man from before him, but before the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, "Did you see that this son of a murderer has sent to remove my head? Look, when the messenger comes, close the door; and you must {hold the door closed against him}. [Is] not the sound of the feet of his master behind him?"

Luke 11:7

And that one will answer from inside [and] say, 'Do not cause me trouble! The door has already been shut and my children are with me in bed! I am not able to get up to give you [anything].'

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