For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
2 Chronicles 2:5
"The house which I build is great; for our God is great above all gods.
for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ;
1 Peter 2:5
You also, as living stones, are built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:12
But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's farming, God's building.
They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."
1 Kings 6:7
The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Then the same Sheshbazzar came, and laid the foundations 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 completed.
A day to build your walls -- In that day, he will extend your boundary.
For every house is built by someone; but he who built all things is God.
2 Chronicles 3:2
He began to build in the second [day] of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign.
1 Kings 5:18
Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites did fashion them, and prepared the timber and the stones to build the house.
The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner.
Through wisdom a house is built; by understanding it is established;
saying, 'This man began to build, and wasn't able to finish.'
in whom the whole building, fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord;
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.
They spoke to Moses, saying, "The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work which Yahweh commanded to make."
The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.
Or perhaps, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish, everyone who sees begins to mock him,
Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, 'The stone which the builders rejected, the same was made the head of the corner. This was from the Lord. It is marvelous in our eyes?'
1 Chronicles 22:5
David said, "Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be built for Yahweh must be exceedingly magnificent, of fame and of glory throughout all countries. I will therefore make preparation for it." So David prepared abundantly before his death.
The Jews therefore said, "It took forty-six years to build this temple! Will you raise it up in three days?"
They all built the wall and those who bore burdens loaded themselves; everyone with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other held his weapon;
"The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house. His hands shall also finish it; and you will know that Yahweh of Armies has sent me to you.
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone;
1 Chronicles 29:3
In addition, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, since I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, I give it 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; 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 was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each man be careful how he builds on it.
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 battlement for your roof, that you don't bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.
But you, beloved, keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit.
2 Chronicles 3:3
Now these are the foundations which Solomon laid for the building 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
Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.
2 Timothy 3:16
Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness,
Leave 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.
I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, "Let's rise up and build." So they strengthened their hands for the good work.
from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.