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11 Bible Verses about Building Houses

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 127:1

A Solomonic song of ascents.Unless the Lord builds a house,
its builders labor over it in vain;
unless the Lord watches over a city,
the watchman stays alert in vain.

Deuteronomy 8:12

When you eat and are full, and build beautiful houses to live in,

Jeremiah 22:13-14

Woe for the one who builds his palace
through unrighteousness,
his upper rooms through injustice,
who makes his fellow man serve without pay
and will not give him his wages, who says, “I will build myself a massive palace,
with spacious upper rooms.”
He will cut windows in it,
and it will be paneled with cedar
and painted with vermilion.

Haggai 1:9

“You expected much, but then it amounted to little. When you brought the harvest to your house, I ruined it. Why?” This is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts. “Because My house still lies in ruins, while each of you is busy with his own house.

Haggai 1:4

“Is it a time for you yourselves to live in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins?”

1 Kings 2:36

Then the king summoned Shimei and said to him, “Build a house for yourself in Jerusalem and live there, but don’t leave there and go anywhere else.

Zechariah 5:11

“To build a shrine for it in the land of Shinar,” he told me. “When that is ready, the basket will be placed there on its pedestal.”

Hebrews 3:3

For Jesus is considered worthy of more glory than Moses, just as the builder has more honor than the house.

Hebrews 3:4

Now every house is built by someone, but the One who built everything is God.

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