Jewish History: Biblical History: The "Key" in Isaiah 22:
What is the meaning of the "key" in Isaiah 22?
The prophecy in Isaiah 22:15ff is addressed to Shevna, who was in
charge of the king's house (and perhaps of the Temple), telling him
that he would be replaced by Elyakim ben Chilkiahu, who would in the
future be in charge of the keys to those places. Thus the key can be
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