It's a simple matter to under stand what all these scriptures are getting at. The Key of Knowledge is to seek for it. But we are being told by supposed experts not to seek after wisdom and knowledge, especially in typology. This is exactly how the Law of literal interpretation takes away the Key of Knowledge, by teaching us not to seek for it. As we read in Luke earlier:
Lu 11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
So the 'lawyers' who teach literalism today are just like the ones in Jesus' day. They don't acquire any knowledge themselves, and they hinder those who would. Now consider this quote from Colossians.
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
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