For which of you intending to build a tower does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has sufficient to finish it?
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I must build is great, for great is our God above all gods.
for the perfecting of the saints in the work of the ministry, unto the edifying of the body of the Christ
1 Peter 2:5
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 Corinthians 3:12
Now if anyone builds upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are labourers together with God; ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.
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.
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.
Then the same Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundation of the house of God which was in Jerusalem, and since that time until now it is being built, and it is not yet finished.
In the day that thy walls shall be built unto thee, in that day shall the decree of thy slavery be far removed.
For every house is built by someone, but he that created all things is God.
2 Chronicles 3:2
And he began to build in the second day of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign.
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.
The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner.
Through wisdom the house shall be built, and with intelligence it shall be established:
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
in whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord,
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly house of this our habitation were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
and they spoke with Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the work of the ministry which the LORD commanded to make.
And the material of its wall was jasper; but the city was of pure gold, like unto clean glass.
Lest perhaps after he has laid the foundation and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
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?
1 Chronicles 22:5
And David said, Solomon, my son, is yet young and tender, and the house that is to be built for the LORD must be magnificent par excellence, of fame and of glory throughout all lands; I will therefore now make preparation for it. So David prepared abundantly before his death.
Then said the Jews, This temple was forty-six years in building, and wilt thou raise it up in three days?
Those that built on the wall and those that bore burdens and those that laded wrought with one hand in the work and with the other held a weapon.
The hands of Zerubbabel shall lay the foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know that the LORD of the hosts has sent me unto you.
and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone,
1 Chronicles 29:3
Moreover, because I have my delight in the house of my God, I have in my own treasury, gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary:
Then the work of the house of God which was at Jerusalem ceased. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius, king of Persia.
1 Corinthians 3:10
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.
Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah and troubled them in building
When thou shall build a new house, then thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof that thou not bring blood upon thine house if anyone should fall from there.
But ye, beloved, building up yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
2 Chronicles 3:3
Now these are the measurements on which Solomon founded the building of the house of God. The first measurement was the length of sixty cubits and the breadth of twenty cubits.
1 Kings 7:1
But Solomon built his own house in thirteen years, and he finished all his house.
2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,
Leave the work of this house of God unto the captain of the Jews and to their elders that they may build this house of God in his place.
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.
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and well tied together among itself by the nourishment that every connecting bond supplies, by the operation of each member according to measure they have received, making increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in charity.