having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
Therefore thus says the Lord God, “ Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.
I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.
For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building.
This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, “ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the very corner stone,”
But Jesus looked at them and said, “What then is this that is written: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, stone’? This became the chief corner
He is the stone which was rejected by you, the builders, but which became the chief corner stone.
And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,
Jesus *said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures, ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone; This came about from the Lord, And it is marvelous in our eyes’?
Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone;
and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.