Building Houses

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:3

Through skillful and godly Wisdom is a house (a life, a home, a family) built, and by understanding it is established [on a sound and good foundation],

Deuteronomy 8:12

Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses and live in them,

Jeremiah 22:13-14

Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness and his [upper] chambers by injustice, who uses his neighbor's service without wages and does not give him his pay [for his work], Who says, I will build myself a wide house with large rooms, and he cuts himself out windows, and it is ceiled or paneled with cedar and painted with vermilion.

Haggai 1:9

You looked for much [harvest], and behold, it came to little; and even when you brought that home, I blew it away. Why? says the Lord of hosts. Because of My house, which lies waste while you yourselves run each man to his own house [eager to build and adorn it].

Haggai 1:4

Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house [of the Lord] lies in ruins?

1 Kings 2:36

The king sent for Shimei and said to him, Build yourself a house in Jerusalem and dwell there, and do not leave there.

Zechariah 5:11

And he said to me, To the land of Shinar [Babylonia] to build it a house, and when it is finished, to set up the ephah[-sized vessel -- "the symbol of such sinners and their guilt] there upon its own base.

Hebrews 3:3

Yet Jesus has been considered worthy of much greater honor and glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house has more honor than the house [itself].

Hebrews 3:4

For [of course] every house is built and furnished by someone, but the Builder of all things and the Furnisher [of the entire equipment of all things] is God.