|Overview - Isaiah 22|
|1||The prophet laments the invasion of Jewry.|
|8||He reproves their human wisdom and worldly joy.|
|15||He prophesies Shebna's deprivation,|
|20||and the substitution of Eliakim, prefiguring the kingdom of Christ.|
Isaiah 22:22 (King James Version)
And the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open.
- And the key
- As the robe and the baldric, mentioned in the preceding verse, were the ensigns of power and authority; so likewise was the key the mark of office, either sacred or civil. To comprehend how the key could be borne on the shoulder, it will be sufficient to observe, that the ancient keys were of considerable magnitude, and much bent.
- Matthew 16:18 Matthew 16:19 ; Revelation 1:18
- so he
- Job 12:14 ; Matthew 18:18 Matthew 18:19 ; Revelation 3:7