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The Hebrews usually secured their doors by bars of wood or iron (Isaiah 45:2 ; 1 Kings 4:3 ). These were the locks originally used, and were opened and shut by large keys applied through an opening in the outside (Judges 3:24 ). (See KEY .)

Lock of hair ( Judges 16:13,19 ; Ezekiel 8:3 ; Numbers 6:5 , etc.).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Lock'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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