96 Bible Verses about Doors

Revelation 3:8 ESV / 264 helpful votes

“‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 193 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 141 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

John 10:1-42 ESV / 113 helpful votes

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” ...

Psalm 24:7 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.

John 10:9 ESV / 98 helpful votes

I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.

Matthew 6:6 ESV / 94 helpful votes

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

1 Corinthians 16:9 ESV / 87 helpful votes

For a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

Proverbs 8:34 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting beside my doors.

1 Corinthians 16:8-9 ESV / 80 helpful votes

But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost, for a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

Matthew 7:13-14 ESV / 79 helpful votes

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

Hosea 2:15 ESV / 75 helpful votes

And there I will give her her vineyards and make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. And there she shall answer as in the days of her youth, as at the time when she came out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 22:22 ESV / 72 helpful votes

And I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David. He shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open.

James 5:9 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

Revelation 4:1 ESV / 65 helpful votes

After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.”

Genesis 4:7 ESV / 58 helpful votes

If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.”

Psalm 141:3 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!

2 Corinthians 2:12 ESV / 53 helpful votes

When I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though a door was opened for me in the Lord,

Colossians 4:3 ESV / 52 helpful votes

At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison—

Acts 5:19 ESV / 47 helpful votes

But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said,

2 Kings 4:4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Then go in and shut the door behind yourself and your sons and pour into all these vessels. And when one is full, set it aside.”

2 Chronicles 29:3 ESV / 41 helpful votes

In the first year of his reign, in the first month, he opened the doors of the house of the Lord and repaired them.

Acts 16:26 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were unfastened.

Acts 13:47 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, “‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’”

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

Acts 16:14 ESV / 26 helpful votes

One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple goods, who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul.

Luke 10:38 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house.

John 14:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

John 10:25-37 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father's name bear witness about me, but you do not believe because you are not part of my flock. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. ...

John 3:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Acts 14:27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And when they arrived and gathered the church together, they declared all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.

Revelation 3:7-8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. “‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.

2 Chronicles 28:24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God, and he shut up the doors of the house of the Lord, and he made himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

John 10:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.

John 3:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 16:6-7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Judges 3:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And they waited till they were embarrassed. But when he still did not open the doors of the roof chamber, they took the key and opened them, and there lay their lord dead on the floor.

Acts 16:1-40 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium. Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek. As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered to them for observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem. So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily. ...

John 3:1-16:33 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. ...

Matthew 7:7-8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Exodus 12:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and touch the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that is in the basin. None of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

John 14:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

2 Kings 4:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He said, “Call her.” And when he had called her, she stood in the doorway.

1 Kings 6:32 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He covered the two doors of olivewood with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers. He overlaid them with gold and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.

1 Samuel 3:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Samuel lay until morning; then he opened the doors of the house of the Lord. And Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.

Titus 2:1-15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Psalm 24:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Selah

Judges 3:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then Ehud went out into the porch and closed the doors of the roof chamber behind him and locked them.

Deuteronomy 11:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates,

Romans 5:3-6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

Acts 16:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

She followed Paul and us, crying out, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.”

Acts 16:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Judges 19:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And her master rose up in the morning, and when he opened the doors of the house and went out to go on his way, behold, there was his concubine lying at the door of the house, with her hands on the threshold.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Peter 1:1-2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Acts 16:6-10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them. So, passing by Mysia, they went down to Troas. And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” And when Paul had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go on into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

Acts 2:46 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

John 10:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.”

John 10:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.”

John 10:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.

Luke 13:22-30 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem. And someone said to him, “Lord, will those who are saved be few?” And he said to them, “Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, ‘Lord, open to us,’ then he will answer you, ‘I do not know where you come from.’ Then you will begin to say, ‘We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.’ ...

Luke 1:37 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 25:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And while they were going to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.

Matthew 24:33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So also, when you see all these things, you know that he is near, at the very gates.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 26:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As a door turns on its hinges, so does a sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Job 38:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And prescribed limits for it and set bars and doors,

Job 31:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

(the sojourner has not lodged in the street; I have opened my doors to the traveler),

Nehemiah 3:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set its doors. They consecrated it as far as the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Tower of Hananel.

1 Kings 6:34 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And two doors of cypress wood. The two leaves of the one door were folding, and the two leaves of the other door were folding.

Judges 16:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But Samson lay till midnight, and at midnight he arose and took hold of the doors of the gate of the city and the two posts, and pulled them up, bar and all, and put them on his shoulders and carried them to the top of the hill that is in front of Hebron.

Genesis 19:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Lot went out to the men at the entrance, shut the door after him,

Revelation 3:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens.

John 10:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it up again.

John 10:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

Luke 6:1-2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

On a Sabbath, while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands. But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?”

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Song of Solomon 2:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.

James 5:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Acts 16:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Acts 16:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them.

John 10:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There was again a division among the Jews because of these words.

John 10:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.

Mark 4:39 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Matthew 7:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.

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