For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build is 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
Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an 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 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 in building, was built of stone 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 in building.
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 hath it been in building, and yet it is not finished.
In the day that thy walls are to be built, in that day shall the decree be far removed.
For every house is builded 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 stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
Through wisdom is an house builded; 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 groweth unto an 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, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
And they spake 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 haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
Jesus saith 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 young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for the LORD must be exceeding magnifical, 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 wilt thou rear it up in three days?
They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought 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 thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto you.
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
1 Chronicles 29:3
Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, 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 of 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 masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building,
When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,
2 Chronicles 3:3
Now these are the things wherein Solomon was instructed for the building of the house of God. The length by cubits after the first measure was threescore cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits.
1 Kings 7:1
But Solomon was building his own house 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 his 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 fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.