Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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, sword, against my shepherd, and against the man who is close to me," says Yahweh of Armies. "Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will 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.
He will be our peace when Assyria invades our land, and when he marches through our fortresses, then we will raise against him seven shepherds, and eight leaders of men.
When the centurion, who stood by opposite him, saw that he cried out like this and breathed his last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!"
Jesus therefore came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple garment. Pilate said to them, "Behold, the man!"
Be it known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man is proclaimed to you remission of sins,
because he has appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he has ordained; of which he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead."
Now consider how great this man was, to whom even Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the best spoils.
For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore it is necessary that this high priest also have something to offer.
but he, when he had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down on the right hand of God;
Hear now, Joshua the high priest, you and your fellows who sit before you; for they are men who are a sign: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant, the Branch.
the stock which your right hand planted, the branch that you made strong for yourself.
In that day, Yahweh's branch will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the beauty and glory of the survivors of Israel.
A shoot will come out of the stock of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots will bear fruit.
For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. When we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
In those days, and at that time, will I cause a Branch of righteousness to grow up to David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,
Grow up out of his place
Then he answered and spoke to me, saying, "This is the word of Yahweh to Zerubbabel, saying, 'Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit,' says Yahweh of Armies.
Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "Let your hands be strong, you who hear in these days these words from the mouth of the prophets who were in the day that the foundation of the house of Yahweh of Armies was laid, even the temple, that it might be built.
I also tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my assembly, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.
and said, "This man 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 in three days I will build another made without hands.'"
Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's farming, God's building.
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone;
For he has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who built the house has more honor than the house.
1 Peter 2:4
coming to him, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, precious.