Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.
Prepare thy work without, and put thy field in order, and afterwards build thy house.
Woe unto them that add house to house, that join field to field, until there is no more room, and that ye dwell yourselves alone in the midst of the land!
And all the people shall know it, Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, that say in pride and stoutness of heart,
the king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
If Edom say, We are broken down, but we will build again the ruined places, thus saith Jehovah of hosts: They shall build, but I will throw down; and men shall call them the territory of wickedness, and the people against whom Jehovah hath indignation for ever.
For which of you, desirous of building a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, if he have what is needed to complete it;
Ceiled with cedar
2 Samuel 7:2
that the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedars, and the ark of God dwells under curtains.
2 Chronicles 3:5
And the greater house he boarded with cypress-wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set on it palm-trees and chains.
Song of Songs 1:17
The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters are cypresses.
Is it time for you that ye should dwell in your wainscoted houses, while this house lieth waste?