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Posts of, sprinkled with the blood of the paschal lamb
The law to be written on
Made of gold
1 Kings 7:50
Doors of the temple made of two leaves, cherubim and flowers carved upon, covered with gold
1 Kings 6:31-35
Door of hope
DOOR, noun [G., Gr.]
1. An opening or passage into a house, or other building, or into any room, apartment or closet, by which persons enter. Such a passage is seldom or never called a gate.
2. The frame of boards, or any piece of board or plank that shuts the opening of a house or closes the entrance into an apartment or any inclosure, and usually turning on hinges.
3. In familiar language, a house; often in the plural, doors. My house is the first door from the corner. We have also the phrases, within doors, in the house; without doors, out of the house, abroad.
4. Entrance; as the door of life.
5. Avenue; passage; means of approach or access. An unforgiving temper shuts the door against reconciliation, or the door of reconciliation.
I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved. John 10:1.
A door was opened to me of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 2:12.
To lie at the door in a figurative sense, is to be imputable or chargeable to one. If the thing is wrong, the fault lies at my door
Next door to, near to; bordering on.
A riot unpunished is but next door to a tumult.
Out of door or doors, quite gone; no more to be found. [Not now used.]
In doors, within the house; at home.
DOOR-CASE, noun The frame which incloses a door.
DOORING, noun A door-case. [Not used.]
This word is used in Psalms 84:10 (R.V. marg., "stand at the threshold of," etc.), but there it signifies properly "sitting at the threshold in the house of God." The psalmist means that he would rather stand at the door of God's house and merely look in, than dwell in houses where iniquity prevailed.
DOOR-KEEPER, noun A porter; one who guards the entrance of a house or apartment.
DOOR-NAIL, noun The nail on which the knocker formerly struck.
DOOR-POST, noun The post of a door.
The Jews were commanded to write the divine name on the posts (mezuzoth') of their doors (Deuteronomy 6:9). The Jews, misunderstanding this injunction, adopted the custom of writing on a slip of parchment these verses (Deuteronomy 6:4-9, and 11:13-21), which they enclosed in a reed or cylinder and fixed on the right-hand door-post of every room in the house.
Moved on pivots of wood fastened in sockets above and below (Proverbs 26:14). They were fastened by a lock (Judges 3:23, 25; Song of Solomon 5:5) or by a bar (Judges 16:3; Job 38:10). In the interior of Oriental houses, curtains were frequently used instead of doors.
The entrances of the tabernacle had curtains (Exodus 26:31-33, 36). The "valley of Achor" is called a "door of hope," because immediately after the execution of Achan the Lord said to Joshua, "Fear not," and from that time Joshua went forward in a career of uninterrupted conquest. Paul speaks of a "door opened" for the spread of the gospel (1 Corinthians 16:9; 2 Corinthians 2:12; Colossians 4:3). Our Lord says of himself, "I am the door" (John 10:9). John (Revelation 4:1) speaks of a "door opened in heaven."
DOOR-STEAD, noun Entrance or place of a door.