Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
A padlock in a dream represents an employee who is treated roughly and unfavorably.
A padlock made from wood in a dream represents deceit and hypocrisy. Lockingoneâs door securely in a dream means managingand controlling oneâs business in accordance with the divine laws.
If oneâs door does not have a lock in a dream, it means that one has no control over which way his life goes, and that he cares little about its consequences.
Attempting to lock oneâs door, but to no avail in a dream means oneâs failure to complete an important project. Breaking a lock and entering a house in a dream represents a conqueror or benefits that will come through such a person.
A padlock in a dream also represents a bolt, a door latch, oneâs son, a handicapped wife, taking shelter away from oneâs enemy, a hidden treasure, or a burial ground.
A padlock in a dream also may denotes sorcery, concealing secrets, or hindrances obstructing oneâs travel plans. Putting a padlock on oneâs door in a dream means prosperity after suffering from poverty, or receiving honors after being humiliated.
A padlock in a dream also could represent a bastard son, or a foundling.
(Also see Close; Lock)