KJV Dictionary Definition: shut
SHUT, v.t. pretand pp. shut.
1. To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or gate; to shut the eyes or the mouth.
2. To prohibit; to bar; to forbid entrance into; as, to shut the ports of the kingdom by a blockade.
Shall that be shut to man, which to the beast
Is open? Milton.
3. To preclude; to exclude.
But shut from every shore. Dryden.
4. To close, as the fingers; to contract; as, to shut the hand.
SHUT'TING, ppr. Closing; prohibiting entrance; confining.