Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
A key in a dream represents money, a helping hand, entering the path of knowledge, or it could mean receiving divine guidance. Carrying a bunch of keys in a dream means prosperity, knowledge and security against oneâs enemy. Keys in a dream also represent oneâs children, emissaries, spies, servant, wife or wealth. Keys in a dream also mean attaining oneâs goal, or fulfillment of oneâs prayers.
A key in a dream also may mean victory over oneâs enemy. Holding a wooden key in a dream indicates the character ofone who refuses to help others, or ifhe holds their money in trust, it means that he does not repay them, for wood in a dream means hypocrisy. Holdingto a key that has no teeth in a dream means cheating an orphan of his inheritance, or becoming a guardian of an estate and deceiving its rightful heirs. Holding to the key of Paradise in a dream means acquiring knowledge, lawful wealth, or receiving an inheritance. Keys in a dream also represent the coffers they open.
Seeing a key in a dream also means performing a pilgrimage to Mecca.
A key made of iron in a dream represent a strong and a dangerous man.
It also means openness in oneâs life.
Turning a key to open a door or a padlock in a dream means attaining victory over oneâs enemies. Opening a door or a lock without a key in a dream means attaining the same through prayers. Finding a key in a dream means finding a treasure, or profits from a farmland.
If a wealthy person finds a key in his dream, it means that he owes alms tax and he should immediately distribute what he owes, pay charities and repent for his sins. Holdingto the key ofthe holy Kaâaba in a dream means working for a ruler or an Imam.
If a woman receives keys in a dream, it meansher betrothal. Having difficulty to open a door, even with a key in a dream means hindrances in oneâs business, or failure to attain oneâs goal.
A key in a dream also represents new knowledge for a scholar or a learned person. Putting a key inside a door in a dream means placing a deceased person inside his coffin or grave, or it could mean having sexual intercourse with oneâs wife.