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And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of 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:
Grow up out of his place
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is close to me, says the LORD of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand against the little ones.
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
And this one shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight princely men.
And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that he so cried out, and gave up his spirit, he said, Truly this man was the Son of God.
Then came Jesus 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 man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and of this he has given assurance unto all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: therefore it is of necessity that this man have something also to offer.
But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down on the right hand of God;
Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, you, and your fellows that sit before you: for they are a wondrous sign: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH.
And the vineyard which your right hand has planted, and the branch that you made strong for yourself.
In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and splendid for them that have escaped of Israel.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he has no stately form nor splendor; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the earth.
In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
Through the tender mercy of our God; by which the dawn from on high has visited us,
Grow up out of his place
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, says the LORD of hosts.
Thus says the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, you that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, who were there in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, that the temple might be built.
And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.
And 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 they that passed by derided him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, you that destroy the temple, and build it in three days,
Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are laborers together with God: you are God's field, you are God's building.
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone;
For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, because he who has built the house has more honor than the house.
1 Peter 2:4
To whom coming, as unto a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,