“I will place the key to the house of David on his shoulder. When he opens the door, no one can close it; when he closes the door, no one can open it.”
There would be a change of palace administrators. Shebna would be thrown out, and Eliakim would be given the responsibility. Was Jesus thinking of this verse when he told Peter and the disciples about having the keys to the kingdom? Mt 16.19; 18.18.
Do we open the doors of the kingdom to those on the outside? Or do we keep people from entering by taking away the “key of knowledge”? Lk 11.52.