and speak unto him, saying, Thus spoke the LORD of the hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD.
Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit before thee, for they are men of wonder. Behold, I bring forth my slave the BRANCH.
In that day the branch of the LORD shall be for beauty and glory and the fruit of the earth for greatness and honour to those that are freed of Israel.
Then he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, said the LORD of the hosts.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
With all this he shall grow up before him as a tender sprout and as a root out of a dry ground. There is no outward appearance in him, nor beauty. We shall see him, yet nothing attractive about him that we should desire him.
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
In those days and at that time, I will cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.
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.
and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone,
And in the second year of their coming unto the house of God in Jerusalem, in the second month, began Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and the remnant of their brethren, the priests and the Levites, and all those that were come out of the captivity unto Jerusalem, and appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to set forward the work of the house of the LORD.
And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the LORD, according to the ordinance of David, king of Israel.
and the vineyard which thy right hand has planted and the branch that thou didst make strong for thyself.
Behold, one king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall preside unto judgment.
And he shall be our peace when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then we shall raise against him seven shepherds and eight principal men.
Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, from the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of the hosts was laid, that the temple might be built.
Awake, O sword, upon the pastor and upon the man that is my fellow, said the LORD of the hosts; smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered; and I will turn my hand upon the little ones.
who said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God and to build it in three days.
We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.
And those that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads and saying, Ah, thou that would destroy the temple of God and build it in three days,
And when the centurion, who stood in front of him, saw that he so cried out and expired, he said, Truly this man was the Son of God.
Philip found Nathanael and said unto him, We have found him of whom Moses in the law and the prophets wrote: Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
Jesus answered and said unto them, Dissolve this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
Then Jesus came forth, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. And Pilate said unto them, Behold the man!
Be it known unto you, therefore, men and brethren, that through this one is preached unto you the remission of sins;
because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; of whom he has given assurance unto all men in that he has raised him from the dead.
For we are labourers together with God; ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.
For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who has built the house has more honour than the house.
Now consider how great this one was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
but this man, because he continues forever, has the intransmissible priesthood.
For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices; therefore, it is also necessary that this one have something to offer.
but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, is seated at the right hand of God,
coming unto whom (is the living Stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious),