Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will cement thy stones upon carbuncle and lay thy foundations upon sapphires.
for he looked for a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye saints, apostles, and prophets; for God has judged your cause upon her.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: the first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee and John his brother;
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, a small rock and upon the large rock I will build my congregation , and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against her.
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds upon it. But let each one see how the building is built.
and when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision.
and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone,
which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit,
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers,
But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,
And I appoint unto you a kingdom as my Father has appointed unto me;