For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he has enough to finish it?
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build will be great: for great is our God above all gods.
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
1 Peter 2:5
You also, as living stones, are built up into a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:12
Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are laborers together with God: you are God's field, you are God's building.
And they said, Come, 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 being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: 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 in Jerusalem: and since that time even until now has it been in building, and yet it is not finished.
In the day that your walls are to be built, in that day shall your boundaries be far extended.
For every house is built by some man; but he that built 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 did hew them, and the men of Gebal: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
The stone which the builders rejected has become the head stone 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 fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord:
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
And they spoke unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.
And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear 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 you never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same has become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?
1 Chronicles 22:5
And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be built for the LORD must be exceedingly magnificent, of fame and of glory throughout all countries: I will therefore now make preparation for it. So David prepared abundantly before his death.
Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building, and will you raise it up in three days?
They who built on the wall, and they that bore burdens, so burdened themselves, everyone with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and you shall know that the LORD of 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 set my affection on the house of my God, I have of my own things, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,
Then ceased the work on the house of God which is at Jerusalem. 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 master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.
Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building,
When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you bring not the guilt of blood upon your house, if any man fall from there.
But you, beloved, building up yourselves in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
2 Chronicles 3:3
Now these are the things in which Solomon was instructed for the building of the house of God. The length by cubits according to the old cubit was threescore cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits.
1 Kings 7:1
But Solomon was building his own house for 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:
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.
Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.
From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.