Isaiah 22:22

NET ©

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.

NIV ©

I will place on his shoulder the key to the house of David; what he opens no-one can shut, and what he shuts no-one can open.

NASB ©

"Then I will set the key of the house of David on his shoulder, When he opens no one will shut, When he shuts no one will open.

NLT ©

I will give him the key to the house of David––the highest position in the royal court. He will open doors, and no one will be able to shut them; he will close doors, and no one will be able to open them.

MSG ©

I'll give him the key of the Davidic heritage. He'll have the run of the place--open any door and keep it open, lock any door and keep it locked.

BBE ©

And I will give the key of the family of David into his care; and what he keeps open will be shut by no one, and what he keeps shut no one will make open.

NRSV ©

I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he shall open, and no one shall shut; he shall shut, and no one shall open.

NKJV ©

The key of the house of David I will lay on his shoulder; So he shall open, and no one shall shut; And he shall shut, and no one shall open.

KJV
And the key
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of the house
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of David
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upon his shoulder
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so he shall open
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and none shall shut
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and he shall shut
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and none shall open
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CONJ
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NET © [draft] ITL
I will place
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the key
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to the house
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of David
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on
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his shoulder
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. When he opens
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the door, no
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one can close
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it; when he closes
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the door
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, no
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one can open
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it.
NET © Notes

sn This may refer to a literal insignia worn by the chief administrator. Even so, it would still symbolize the administrator’s authority to grant or exclude access to the king. See J. N. Oswalt, Isaiah (NICOT), 1:422.