"For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?
2 Chronicles 2:5
The temple that I am building will be great, for our God is greater than any of the gods.
for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
1 Peter 2:5
you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:12
If anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or straw,
And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky. Let us make a name for ourselves; otherwise, we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
1 Kings 6:7
The temple's construction used finished stones cut at the quarry so that no hammer, chisel, or any iron tool was heard in the temple while it was being built.
Then this same Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundation of God's house in Jerusalem. It has been under construction from that time until now, yet it has not been completed.
A day will come for rebuilding your walls; on that day [your] boundary will be extended.
Now every house is built by someone, but the One who built everything is God.
2 Chronicles 3:2
He began to build on the second [day] of the second month in the fourth year of his reign.
1 Kings 5:18
So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders, along with the Gebalites, quarried [the stone] and prepared the timber and stone for the temple's construction.
The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
A house is built by wisdom, and it is established by understanding;
saying, 'This man started to build and wasn't able to finish.'
The whole building is being fitted together in Him and is growing into a holy sanctuary in the Lord,
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house, a tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done."
The building material of its wall was jasper, and the city was pure gold like clear glass.
Otherwise, after he has laid the foundation and cannot finish it, all the onlookers will begin to make fun of him,
Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This came from the Lord and is wonderful in our eyes ?
1 Chronicles 22:5
David said, "My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house that is to be built for the Lord must be exceedingly great and famous and glorious in all the lands. Therefore, I must make provision for it." So David made lavish preparations for it before his death.
Therefore the Jews said, "This sanctuary took 46 years to build, and will You raise it up in three days?"
who were rebuilding the wall. The laborers who carried the loads worked with one hand and held a weapon with the other.
"Zerubbabel's hands have laid the foundation of this house, and his hands will complete it. Then you will know that the Lord of Hosts has sent me to you.
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.
1 Chronicles 29:3
Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I've provided for the holy house:
Now the construction of God's house in Jerusalem had stopped and remained at a standstill until the second year of the reign of King Darius of Persia.
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to God's grace that was given to me, as a skilled master builder I have laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it,
Then the people who were already in the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build.
If you build a new house, make a railing around your roof, so that you don't bring bloodguilt on your house if someone falls from it.
But you, dear friends, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,
2 Chronicles 3:3
These are Solomon's foundations for building God's temple: the length was 90 feet, and the width 30 feet.
1 Kings 7:1
Solomon completed his entire palace-complex after 13 years of construction.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,
Leave the construction of this house of God alone. Let the governor and elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its [original] site.
I told them how the gracious hand of my God had been on me, and what the king had said to me. They said, "Let's start rebuilding," and they were encouraged to [do] this good work.
From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.