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Genesis 11:3

And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick instead of stone and slime instead of mortar.

1 Kings 5:17

And the king commanded that they bring great stones, costly stones, for the foundation of the house, and hewed stones.

Haggai 1:8

Go up to the mountain and bring wood and build the house; and I will place my will in her, and I will be glorified, said the LORD.

Exodus 27:1

Thou shalt also make an altar of cedar wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare, and its height shall be three cubits.

1 Kings 6:9

So he built the house and finished it and covered the house with work of cedar placed in order.

2 Chronicles 2:3

And Solomon sent to Hiram, the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal with David, my father, sending him cedars to build himself a house to dwell in, even so deal with me.

Isaiah 54:11

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will cement thy stones upon carbuncle and lay thy foundations upon sapphires.

1 Kings 5:18

And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders hewed them, and the stonesquarers; so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.

Exodus 36:1

Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab and every wise hearted man unto whom the LORD gave wisdom and intelligence to know how to do all the work of the service of the sanctuary, all the things that the LORD had commanded.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

2 Kings 12:11

And they gave sufficient money into the hands of those that did the work and of those that had the responsibility of the house of the LORD; and they laid it out to the carpenters and builders that repaired the house of the LORD,

2 Kings 22:5-6

and let them deliver it into the hands of those that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD; and let them give it to those that do the work in the house of the LORD, to repair the breaches of the house, unto carpenters and builders and masons, and to buy timber and hewn stone to repair the house;

1 Chronicles 22:1-2

Then David said, This shall be the house of the LORD God, and this shall be the altar of the burnt offering for Israel. And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel, and he made them masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.

1 Kings 16:24

And he bought the mountain of Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver and built on the mount and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, lord of the hill, Samaria.

Genesis 4:17

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch; and he built a city and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.

Judges 1:26

And the man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and called the name of it Luz, which is its name unto this day.

1 Chronicles 11:8

And he built the city round about, even from Millo round about, and Joab restored the rest of the city.

Jeremiah 35:8-9

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab our father, the son of Rechab, in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters; nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

1 Kings 6:2

And the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.

1 Kings 8:13

I have surely built thee a house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

Ezra 3:10

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.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar unto the LORD God of Israel in Mount Ebal, as Moses, the slave, of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no one lifted up any iron tool; and they offered burnt offerings upon it unto the LORD and sacrificed peace offerings.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD and rose up early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mount and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

2 Samuel 24:25

And David built there an altar unto the LORD and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated for the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel.

2 Samuel 5:11

And Hiram, king of Tyre, also sent messengers to David, and cedar trees and carpenters and masons, and they built David a house.

1 Kings 3:1

And Solomon became a relative of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, for he took Pharaoh's daughter to wife and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house, and the house of the LORD and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

1 Kings 7:2

He also built the house of the forest of Lebanon, which was one hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars.

Hosea 8:14

For Israel has forgotten his Maker and has built temples; and Judah has multiplied fenced cities; but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.

Psalm 51:18

Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion; build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 2:17-18

Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are burned with fire; come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no longer in reproach. Then I told them how the hand of my God was good upon me and likewise the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they comforted their hands for good.

Micah 7:11

In the day that thy walls shall be built unto thee, in that day shall the decree of thy slavery be far removed.

Genesis 11:4-5

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the sons of the man built.

1 Peter 2:4-5

coming unto whom (is the living Stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious), ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ.

1 Kings 11:38

And it shall be, if thou wilt hearken unto all that I command thee and wilt walk in my ways and do that which is right in my sight, keeping my statutes and my commandments, as David, my slave, did, that I will be with thee and build thee a sure house, as I built for David, and will give Israel unto thee.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?

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Building » Figurative

Church and state » State superior to religion » Solomon » Building » Temple

1 Kings 5:8

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have heard that which thou didst send to tell me, and I will do all thy desire concerning the timber of cedar and concerning the timber of fir.

Covetousness » Instances of » Some jews » Building » Houses

Haggai 1:4-9

Do you have time, all of you, to dwell in your panelled houses, and this house is deserted? Now therefore thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; Consider your ways. Ye have sown much and bring in little; ye eat, but ye are not filled; ye drink, but ye are not satisfied; ye clothe yourselves, but you are not warm; and he that is a hireling receives his wages in a bag with holes. read more.
Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Consider your ways. Go up to the mountain and bring wood and build the house; and I will place my will in her, and I will be glorified, said the LORD. Ye look for much and find little; and when ye lock it up at home, I shall blow upon it. Why? said the LORD of the hosts. Because my house is deserted, and ye run each one of you unto his own house.

The tribe of Gad » Assists » Assisted » Building » Altars » Jealousy

Joshua 22:10-29

And when they came unto the borders of the Jordan, which is in the land of Canaan, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh built an altar there next to the Jordan, a great altar to look upon. And the sons of Israel heard it said, Behold, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh have built an altar over against the land of Canaan, in the borders of the Jordan, at the passage of the sons of Israel. And when the sons of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the sons of Israel gathered themselves together at Shiloh, to go up to war against them. read more.
And the sons of Israel sent unto the sons of Reuben and to the sons of Gad and to the half tribe of Manasseh into the land of Gilead, Phinehas, the son of Eleazar the priest, and with him ten princes, of each chief house a prince throughout all the tribes of Israel; and each one was the head of the house of their fathers among the thousands of Israel. And they came unto the sons of Reuben and to the sons of Gad and to the half tribe of Manasseh unto the land of Gilead, and they spoke with them, saying, Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD in that ye have built an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD? Is the iniquity of Peor too little for us, from which we are not cleansed until this day, for which there was a plague in the congregation of the LORD? And ye turn away this day from following the LORD; and it will be, seeing ye rebel today against the LORD, that tomorrow he will be angry with the whole congregation of Israel. If the land of your possession seems unto you to be unclean, then pass ye over unto the land of the possession of the LORD, in which the LORD's tabernacle dwells and take possession among us; but do not rebel against the LORD, nor rebel against us, in building yourselves an altar in addition to the altar of the LORD our God. Peradventure did Achan, the son of Zerah, not commit a trespass in the anathema, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? And that man did not perish alone in his iniquity. Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered and said unto the heads of the thousands of Israel, The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knows and let Israel also know; if it is in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD (save us not this day) that we have built us an altar to turn from following the LORD or if to offer thereon burnt offering or present or if to offer peace offerings thereon, let the LORD himself require it; likewise, if we have not rather done it for fear of this thing, saying, Peradventure tomorrow your children shall speak unto our children, saying, What have ye to do with the LORD God of Israel? The LORD has put the Jordan for a border between us and you, O sons of Reuben and sons of Gad; ye have no part in the LORD, so shall your sons make our sons cease from fearing the LORD. Therefore we said, Let us now work to build us an altar, not for burnt offering nor for sacrifice, but that it may be a witness between us and you and our generations after us, to do the service of the LORD before him with our burnt offerings and with our sacrifices and with our peace offerings that your children may not say to our children in time to come, Ye have no part in the LORD. Therefore we said, that it shall be, if they should so say to us or to our generations in time to come, that we may reply, Behold the pattern of the altar of the LORD, which our fathers made, not for burnt offerings nor for sacrifices, but it is a witness between us and you. Let it never happen that we should rebel against the LORD or that we should turn today from following the LORD, to build an altar for burnt offerings, for presents, or for sacrifices, in addition to the altar of the LORD our God that is before his tabernacle.

Mortar » Cement » Slime » Building » Babel

Genesis 11:3

And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick instead of stone and slime instead of mortar.

Similitudes » The church compared to » Building

Topics on Building

Adornment, Of Buildings

42;21;5

And as some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with goodly stones and gifts, he said,

Building

46;3;10-15

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds upon it. But let each one see how the building is built.

Building Altars

4;23;1

And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.

Building Cities

19;127;1

Unless the LORD builds the house, they labour in vain that build it; unless the LORD keeps the city, the watchmen watch in vain.

Building Each Other Up

52;5;11

Therefore comfort and edify one another, even as ye do.

Building God's Dwelling

10;7;2

that the king said unto Nathan, the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains.

Building Houses

20;24;3

Through wisdom the house shall be built, and with intelligence it shall be established:

Building Jerusalem's Wall

11;3;1

And Solomon became a relative of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, for he took Pharaoh's daughter to wife and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house, and the house of the LORD and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

Building Relationships

46;3;9

For we are labourers together with God; ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.

Building Stones Rejected

3;14;40

then the priest shall command that they remove the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast them outside the city into an unclean place;

Building Up The Church

49;4;12

for the perfecting of the saints in the work of the ministry, unto the edifying of the body of the Christ

Counting Buildings

19;48;12

Walk about Zion and go round about her; tell the towers thereof.

Dimensions Of Buildings

11;6;2

And the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.