For which of you, desirous of building a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, if he have what is needed to complete it;
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house that I will build is great; for great is our God above all gods.
for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;
1 Peter 2:5
yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:12
Now if any one build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building.
And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth.
1 Kings 6:7
And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone entirely made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house while it was being built.
Then came the same Sheshbazzar, and laid the foundation of the house of God which is at Jerusalem; and since that time even until now has it been in building, and it is not completed.
In the day when thy walls shall be built, on that day shall the established limit recede.
For every house is built by some one; but he who has built all things is God.
2 Chronicles 3:2
And he began to build on the second of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign.
1 Kings 5:18
And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Giblites hewed them, and prepared timber and stones to build the house.
The stone which the builders rejected hath become the head of the corner:
Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established;
saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish?
in whom all the building fitted together increases to a holy temple in the Lord;
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly tabernacle house be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
and spoke to Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work that Jehovah commanded to be done.
And the building of its wall was jasper; and the city pure gold, like pure glass:
in order that, having laid the foundation of it, and not being able to finish it, all who see it do not begin to mock at him,
Jesus says to them, Have ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone: this is of the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes?
1 Chronicles 22:5
For David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be built for Jehovah must be exceeding great in fame and in beauty in all lands: I will therefore make preparation for it. And David prepared abundantly before his death.
The Jews therefore said, Forty and six years was this temple building, and thou wilt raise it up in three days?
They that built on the wall, and they that bore burdens, with those that loaded, wrought in the work with one hand, and with the other they held a weapon.
The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; and his hands shall finish it: and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto you.
being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,
1 Chronicles 29:3
And moreover, in my affection for the house of my God I have given of my own property of gold and silver, for the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary:
Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem; and it ceased until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God which has been given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation, but another builds upon it. But let each see how he builds upon it.
And the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building;
When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any one should in any wise fall from it.
But ye, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
2 Chronicles 3:3
And this was Solomon's foundation for the construction of the house of God. The length by cubits after the first measure was sixty cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits.
1 Kings 7:1
And Solomon was thirteen years building his own house; and he finished all his house.
2 Timothy 3:16
Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;
let the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in its place.
And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me; as also of the king's words which he had said unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. And they strengthened their hands for the good work.
from whom the whole body, fitted together, and connected by every joint of supply, according to the working in its measure of each one part, works for itself the increase of the body to its self-building up in love.