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1 Kings 5:17

The king specified that large, expensive stones be quarried so the foundation of the Temple could be laid with cut stones.

Ezra 6:3-4

DATE: First year of Cyrus the King FROM: King Cyrus SUBJECT: The Temple of God in Jerusalem Let the Temple be rebuilt where they offered sacrifices. Let the foundations thereof be laid with a height of 60 cubits and a width of 60 cubits, constructed with three layers of foundation stone interlaced with a row of new timber, the expenses for which are to be paid from the king's treasury.

Jeremiah 51:26

They won't get a cornerstone or a foundation stone from you, because you will be a wasteland forever," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 41:8

I observed a raised platform that surrounded the Temple, and the foundations of the side chambers were a full six cubits deep.

Genesis 11:3-4

They told each other, "Come on! Let's burn bricks thoroughly." They used bricks for stone and tar for mortar. Then they said, "Come on! Let's build ourselves a city and a tower, with its summit in the heavens, and let's make a name for ourselves so we won't be scattered over the surface of the whole earth."

Exodus 1:11-14

So the Egyptians placed supervisors over them, oppressing them with heavy burdens. The Israelis built the supply cities of Pithom and Rameses for Pharaoh. But the more the Egyptians afflicted the Israelis, the more they multiplied and flourished, so that the Egyptians became terrified of the Israelis. The Egyptians ruthlessly forced the Israelis to serve them, read more.
making their lives bitter through hard labor with mortar, bricks, and all kinds of outdoor labor. They ruthlessly imposed all this work on them.

Leviticus 14:40-45

then the priest is to command that they take out the contaminated stones and discard them in an unclean place outside the city. "Now as for the house, they are to scrape off inside and outside the house and then discard the torn out plaster in an unclean place outside the city. They are then to take other stones and bring them to replace those stones. Lastly, they are to replaster the house."read more.
"If the contagion returns and spreads throughout the house after the stones have been removed, after the house has been scraped out, and after it has been re-coated, and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean. He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.

1 Kings 5:18

As a result, Solomon's builders worked with Hiram's builders, accompanied by the Gebalites, to quarry the stone and to prepare the timber and other stone for the Temple's construction.

1 Kings 7:9-12

All of these were made with expensive stones, pre-cut according to specifications, hand-sawed inside and out from the foundation to the coping, including from inside to the great court. The foundation was made of expensive stone, including large stones ten cubits long and stones eight cubits long. Above these were expensive stones cut according to specifications, and cedar. read more.
So the great court was surrounded by three rows of cut stone, along with a row of cedar beams, just like the inner court of the LORD's Temple and the porch surrounding the Temple.

Isaiah 9:10

"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones; the sycamore trees have been cut down, but we will replace them with cedars.'

Genesis 43:30

At this, Joseph hurried out, deeply moved because of his brother, and looked for a place to weep by himself. He entered his personal quarters, wept there awhile,

Judges 3:20

Ehud approached him while he was sitting by himself in the cool roof chamber of his palace. He said, "I have a message from God for you!" So when Eglon got up from his seat,

1 Kings 7:6

There was also a hall of pillars 50 cubits long and 30 cubits wide, and a porch in front with pillars, and a canopy in front of the pillars.

1 Kings 17:19

"Give me your son," he replied. Then he took him from her lap, carried him upstairs to the room where he lived, and laid him on his bed.

1 Kings 22:25

Micaiah replied, "You'll see how when the day comes that you run away to hide yourself in a closet!"

2 Kings 1:2

Meanwhile, Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice in his upper room in Samaria and lay injured. He sent messengers to Ekron with these orders: "Go and consult with Ekron's god Baal-zebub to find out if I'm going to recover from this injury."

2 Kings 4:10

Now then, let's build a small upper room and put a bed in it for him there, along with a table, a chair, and a lamp stand. That way, when he comes to visit, he can rest there."

Nehemiah 8:16

Then the people went out and found branches to make tents for themselves on the roofs of their houses, in their courtyards, and in the courts of God's Temple, in the plaza near the Water Gate, and in the plaza near the Gate of Ephraim.

Jeremiah 22:14

How terrible for him who says, "I'll build a large house for myself with spacious upper rooms, who cuts out windows for it, paneling it with cedar and painting it red.'

Ezekiel 8:10

So I entered, looked around, and there was every form of crawling thing, loathsome animals, and all kinds of idols from the house of Israel carved all around the wall.

Daniel 5:5

At that moment, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall.

Amos 3:15

I will wreck both the winter house and the summer house, and the ivory houses will fall. These palaces will surely fall," declares the LORD.

Acts 20:8-9

Now there were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting. A young man named Eutychus, who was sitting in a window, began to sink off into a deep sleep as Paul kept speaking longer and longer. Overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.

Joshua 2:6

But she had taken them up to the roof and had hidden them among stalks of flax that she had laid out in order on the roof.

1 Samuel 9:25-26

When they had come down from the high place into town, Samuel spoke to Saul on the roof. They got up early in the morning, and about daybreak Samuel called to Saul on the roof, "Get up and I'll send you off." Saul got up and the two of them, he and Samuel, went outside.

Mark 2:4

Since they couldn't bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof over the place where he was. They dug through it and let down the mat on which the paralyzed man was lying.

Luke 5:19

When they couldn't find a way to get him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down on his stretcher through the tiles into the middle of the room, right in front of Jesus.

Leviticus 14:33-53

The LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron: "When you enter the land of Canaan that I'm about to give you as your own possession, and if I put a contagion in a house in the land that you possess, then the owner of the house is to approach the priest and tell him, "There appears to be a contagion in the house.'read more.
"The priest is to command that the house be cleared before he comes to examine the contagion so that not everything in the house becomes unclean. After this, the priest is to enter the house and examine it. He is to determine if the contagion is indeed on the walls of the house, with greenish or reddish streaks, and to determine if it appears to be deeper than the surface of the wall. The priest is to leave through the entrance to the house and seal the house for seven days. He is to return after seven days to examine it. If the contagion has spread to the walls of the house, then the priest is to command that they take out the contaminated stones and discard them in an unclean place outside the city. "Now as for the house, they are to scrape off inside and outside the house and then discard the torn out plaster in an unclean place outside the city. They are then to take other stones and bring them to replace those stones. Lastly, they are to replaster the house." "If the contagion returns and spreads throughout the house after the stones have been removed, after the house has been scraped out, and after it has been re-coated, and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean. He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city. Moreover, whoever enters the house during the time it was isolated is to be considered unclean until the evening. Whoever has slept in the house is to wash his clothes, along with whoever has eaten in the house. "But if the priest comes in to conduct an examination and determines that the contagion has not spread throughout the house after the house has been repaired, then the priest may declare the house clean, because the contagion has been cleansed. In order to cleanse the house, he is to take two birds, some cedar wood, two crimson threads, and some hyssop. Then he is to slaughter one bird on an earthen vessel over flowing water. He is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the two crimson threads, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird over flowing water. Then he is to sprinkle the house seven times. He is to clean the house with the blood of the bird over flowing water, including cleansing the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the crimson thread. Then he is to send the bird away, outside the city, facing the fields, to make atonement for the house. Then it is to be considered clean.

Leviticus 25:29-34

"If a person sells a residential house in a walled city, he is to redeem it within the year in which it was sold. He may have right to its redemption for a full year. But if it's not redeemed by the end of a full year, then the house next to which is a wall is to belong in perpetuity to the one who bought it throughout his generations. It is not to be returned in the jubilee. However, the houses in the villages that don't have walls around them are to be categorized along with the fields of the land they may be redeemed and returned in the jubilee. read more.
Nevertheless, the cities that belong to the descendants of Levi that is, the houses in the cities that belong to them are to belong to the descendants of Levi perpetually as part of their right of redemption. If someone from the descendants of Levi redeems the houses in the cities that they own, they are to be returned in the jubilee, because the houses of the cities of the descendants of Levi are to remain their property among the Israelis. Also, the open land of their cities is not to be sold, because it is to remain their perpetual inheritance."

Leviticus 27:14-15

"If a person consecrates his house to be holy to the LORD, then the priest is to set a value for it as to its worth, whether good or bad. As the priest sets value on it, so it will stand. And if he that consecrated it wishes to redeem his house, he is to add one fifth to your valuation, after which it is to belong to him.

Deuteronomy 22:8

"When you build a new house, install a parapet along your roof so that if someone falls from the roof, you won't bring guilt of bloodshed on your house."

Jeremiah 37:15

The officials were angry with Jeremiah and beat him. They put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe because they had made it into a prison.

Genesis 40:2-3

Pharaoh was so angry with his two officers his senior security advisor and his head chef that he locked them up in the prison dungeon operated by the captain of the guard, the very place where Joseph was imprisoned.

2 Samuel 20:3

When David arrived at his palace in Jerusalem, the king took the ten mistresses whom he had left behind to keep the palace in order and placed them in a separate house, providing for them under the care of a protective guard. He never visited them again, so they were under care until they died, living as if their husbands had died.

Acts 28:16

When we came into Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself with the soldier who was guarding him.

Colossians 4:15

Give my greetings to the brothers in Laodicea, especially to Nympha and the church that is in her house.

Acts 1:13-14

When they came into the city, these men went to the upstairs room where they had been staying: Peter and John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James. With one mind, all of them kept devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women (including Mary the mother of Jesus) and his brothers.

Acts 2:1-2

When the day of Pentecost was being celebrated, all of them were together in one place. Suddenly, a sound like the roar of a mighty windstorm came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.

Acts 12:12

When Peter realized what had happened, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where a large number of people had gathered and were praying.

Romans 16:5

Greet also the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epaenetus, who was the first convert to the Messiah in Asia.

1 Corinthians 16:19

The churches in Asia greet you. Aquila and Prisca and the church in their house greet you warmly in union with the Lord.

Proverbs 9:1-4

Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out her seven pillars. She has prepared her food, she has spiced her wine, and she also has set her dining table. She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city,read more.
"Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:13-18

The foolish woman is loud, undisciplined, and without knowledge. She sits at the entrance of her house, on a seat high above the city. She calls out to those passing by on the road, who are minding their own business,read more.
"Whoever is naive, turn in here!" And to anyone lacking sense, she says, "Stolen waters are sweet, and food eaten in secret is delicious." But he does not realize that the dead lurk there, and her invited guests wind up in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 17:13

The person who repays good with evil will never see evil leave his home.

Proverbs 24:27

First do your outside work, preparing your land for yourself. After that, build your house.

Matthew 12:29

How can someone go into a strong man's house and carry off his possessions without first tying up the strong man? Then he can ransack his house.

Mark 3:27

No one can go into a strong man's house and carry off his possessions without first tying up the strong man. Then he can ransack his house.

Luke 11:21-22

"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own mansion, his property is safe. But when a stronger man than he attacks and defeats him, the stronger man strips off that man's armor in which he trusted and then divides his plunder.

Matthew 12:43-45

"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through waterless places looking for a place to rest, but finds none. Then it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.' When it arrives, it finds it empty, swept clean, and put in order. Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and settle there. And so the final condition of that person becomes worse than the first. That's just what will happen to this evil generation!"

Luke 11:24-26

"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through dry places looking for a place to rest but doesn't find any. So it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.' When it gets back home, it finds it swept clean and put in order. Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they all go in and settle there. And so the final condition of that person is worse than the first."

Matthew 13:52

Then he told them, "That is why every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom from heaven is like the master of a household who brings both new and old things out of his treasure chest."

Matthew 24:42-51

"So keep on watching, because you don't know on what day your Lord is coming. But be sure of this: if the owner of the house had known when during the night the thief would be coming, he would have stayed awake and not allowed his house to be broken into. So you, too, must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour you are not expecting."read more.
"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give the others their food at the right time? How blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing this when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he will put him in charge of all his property. "But if that wicked servant says to himself, "My master has been delayed,' and begins to beat his fellow servants and eat and drink with the drunks, that servant's master will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Luke 12:39-46

But be sure of this: if the homeowner had known at what time the thief were coming, he would have watched and would not have let his house be broken into. So be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at a time when you don't expect him." Peter asked, "Lord, are you telling this parable just for us or for everyone?"read more.
The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time? How blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing this when he comes! I tell you with certainty, he will put him in charge of all his property. But if that servant says to himself, "My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk, the master of that servant will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with unfaithful people.

Isaiah 66:1-2

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be? All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

1 Kings 8:30

Listen to the requests from your servant and from your people Israel as they pray in this direction, listen from the place where you reside in heaven, then hear and forgive.

2 Chronicles 6:21

Listen to the requests from your servant and from your people Israel as they pray in this direction, and listen from the place where you reside from heaven! then hear and forgive.

1 Kings 8:39

then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of all human beings

2 Chronicles 6:30

then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of human beings

1 Kings 8:43

then hear in heaven where you reside, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the people of the earth may know your name, fear you as do your people Israel, and so they may know that this Temple that I have built is called by your name.

2 Chronicles 6:33

then hear from heaven where you reside, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the people of the earth may know your name, fear you as do your people Israel, and so they may know that this Temple that I have built is called by your name.

1 Kings 8:49-50

then hear their prayer and requests in heaven, where you reside, and fight for their cause, forgiving your people who have sinned against you, along with their transgressions by which they have transgressed against you.

2 Chronicles 6:39

then hear their prayer and requests from heaven, where you reside, and fight for their cause, forgiving your people who have sinned against you.

Exodus 15:17

"You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance. You have made a place where you will reside, LORD. Your own hands have established a sanctuary, LORD.

Exodus 29:44-46

I'll consecrate the Tent of Meeting and the altar, and I'll consecrate Aaron and his sons to serve as my priests. I'll live among the Israelis, and I'll be their God. They shall know that I am the LORD their God who brought them out of Egypt so that I may live among them. I am the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 12:5

Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live.

2 Samuel 7:1-7

After the king had settled down in his palace and the LORD had given him respite from all of his surrounding enemies, he told the prophet Nathan, "Look now, I'm living in a cedar palace, but the Ark of God resides behind a tent curtain." Nathan replied to the king, "Go do everything you have in mind, because the LORD is with you."read more.
But later that same night, this message came to Nathan from the LORD: "Go tell my servant David, "This is what the LORD says: """Are you going to build a house for me to inhabit? After all, I haven't lived in a house since the day I brought up the Israelis from Egypt until now. Instead, I've moved around in a tent that served as my dwelling place. Wherever I moved among the Israelis, did I ever ask even one tribal leader of Israel whom I commanded to shepherd my people Israel, "Why haven't you built me a cedar house?'

1 Chronicles 17:1-6

After David had settled down to live in his palace, he spoke with the prophet Nathan. "Look, here I am living in this cedar palace, but the ark of the LORD's covenant remains surrounded by curtains!" "Do everything you have in mind," Nathan replied to David, "because God is with you." But later that same night, this message came to Nathan from God:read more.
"Go tell David, my servant, "This is what the LORD says: """You won't be building a house for me to inhabit, will you? After all, I haven't lived in a house from the day I brought out Israel until today. Instead, I've lived from tent to tent and from one place to another. Wherever I've moved within all of Israel, did I ever ask even one judge of Israel whom I commanded to shepherd my people, "Why haven't you built me a cedar house?'"'

Ezra 5:13-16

"However, during King Cyrus' first year that same King Cyrus of Babylon issued a decree to reconstruct this Temple of God. He delivered into the care of Sheshbazzar (whom he appointed governor) the gold and silver utensils that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Jerusalem Temple and brought into the Babylonian temple. "And Cyrus told him, "Take these utensils, go to Jerusalem, and carry them to the Temple, after the Temple of God has been built in its appropriate place.'read more.
"Then this very same Sheshbazzar arrived and laid the foundations for the Temple of God in Jerusalem. Since that time until now the Temple has been under construction and is not yet completed."

Psalm 26:8

LORD, I love the dwelling place that is your house, the place where your glory resides.

Psalm 84:1-4

How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies. I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow found a house for herself and the swallow a nest to lay her young at your altar, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, my king and God.read more.
How happy are those who live in your Temple, for they can praise you continuously. Interlude

Haggai 1:2-3

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "These people keep saying, "No, the right time for rebuilding the LORD's Temple has not yet come."'" Then this message from the LORD came by Haggai the prophet:

2 Samuel 17:23

Meanwhile, when Ahithophel observed that his counsel was not being acted upon, he saddled his donkey, got up, and left for his hometown. Leaving behind a set of orders for his household, he hanged himself. After his death he was buried in his father's tomb.

2 Kings 20:1

During this time, Hezekiah became sick with a fatal illness, so Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, approached him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your household in order, because you are dying. You will not survive.'"

Isaiah 38:1

During that time, Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. Then Amoz's son Isaiah the prophet came to him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your house in order, because you are going to die. You won't recover.'"

Proverbs 31:21

She is unafraid of winter's effect on her household, because all of them are warmly clothed.

1 Timothy 3:4-5

He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way. For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?

Genesis 17:12-14

Generation after generation, every male among you is to be circumcised on the eighth day after his birth, including the servant born in your house or the one purchased from a foreigner, who is not of your offspring. The servant born in your house or the one purchased with money is to be circumcised. My covenant is to remain in your flesh as an eternal covenant. Any uncircumcised male who does not have the foreskin of his flesh circumcised on the eighth day after his birth is to be eliminated from his people because he has broken my covenant."

Leviticus 16:6

Then Aaron is to bring the bull as a sin offering for himself and make atonement for himself and his household.

Numbers 16:31-33

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property. So they and all that belonged to them descended alive to Sheol. Then the earth closed over them. That's how they were annihilated from the assembly.

John 4:53

Then the father realized that this was the very hour when Jesus had told him, "Your son will live." So he himself believed, along with his whole family.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints

Ephesians 2:19-22

That is why you are no longer strangers and foreigners but fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, the Messiah Jesus himself being the cornerstone. In union with him the whole building is joined together and rises into a holy sanctuary for the Lord. read more.
You, too, are being built in him, along with the others, into a place for God's Spirit to dwell.

1 Timothy 3:14-15

I hope to come to you soon. However, I'm writing this to you in case I am delayed, so that you may know how to behave in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

Hebrews 3:1-6

Therefore, holy brothers, partners in a heavenly calling, keep your focus on Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession. He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household, because he is worthy of greater glory than Moses in the same way that the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself. read more.
After all, every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything. Moses was faithful in all God's household as a servant who was to testify to what would be said later, but the Messiah was faithful as the Son in charge of God's household, and we are his household if we hold on to our courage and the hope in which we rejoice.

1 Peter 2:4-5

As you come to him, the living stone who was rejected by people but was chosen and precious in God's sight, you, too, as living stones, are building yourselves up into a spiritual house and a holy priesthood, so that you may offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus, the Messiah.

2 Samuel 7:16

Your dynasty and your kingdom will remain forever in my presence your throne will be secure forever."'"

1 Chronicles 17:14

I will confirm him in my Temple and in my kingdom forever, and his throne will remain secure forever."'"

Exodus 40:38

since the cloud of the LORD was over the tent by day, and the fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel in all their journeys.

Joshua 21:43-45

So the LORD gave all of the land to Israel that he had promised to give their ancestors, and they took possession and settled there in it. The LORD gave them peace all around them, just as he had promised their ancestors. Not one of their enemies was able to oppose them the LORD placed all of their enemies under their control. Not one of the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel failed all of them came about.

1 Samuel 2:27-36

A man of God came to Eli, saying to him, "This is what the LORD says: "When they were in Egypt and slaves to the house of Pharaoh, did I not reveal to the family of your ancestor Aaron that I had chosen him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer up burnt offerings on my altar, burn incense, and carry the ephod in my presence? And did I not give to your ancestors' family all the Israeli fire-offerings? Why, then, do all of you show contempt for my sacrifice and offering that I've commanded for my dwelling? And you honor your sons more than me in order to fatten yourselves from the best of all the offerings of my people Israel.'read more.
"Therefore, the LORD God of Israel has declared, "I did, in fact, say that your family and your ancestor's family would walk before me forever,' but now the LORD declares, "Far be it from me! The one who honors me I'll honor, and the one who despises me is to be treated with contempt. The time is coming when I'll cut away at your family and your ancestor's family until there are no old men left in your family. Distress will settle down to live in your household, and despite all the good that I do for Israel, there will never be an old man in your family forever, and you will never again have an old man in my house. Any of you whom I don't eliminate from serving at my altar will grow tired from weeping, and their souls will grieve. All the increase of your family will die by violence. Here's a sign for you your two sons Hophni and Phineas will both die on the same day! And I'll raise up for myself a faithful priest who will do according to what is in my heart and according to my desire. I'll build for him an enduring house and he will walk before my anointed one forever. Anyone who remains in your family will come and prostrate themselves before him for a small wage or a loaf of bread and will say, "Please put me in one of the priest's offices so I can eat a piece of bread."'"

1 Samuel 3:11-14

"Look," the LORD told Samuel. "I'm about to do something in Israel that will make both ears of anyone who hears it tingle. I'll fulfill every promise that I've spoken concerning Eli's family, from beginning to end. I've told him that I'm about to judge his family forever because of the iniquity that he knew about. His sons committed blasphemy and he did not rebuke them. read more.
Therefore I've sworn concerning Eli's family that the iniquity of his family is not to be atoned for by sacrifice or offering forever."

2 Samuel 3:1

After this, a state of protracted war existed between Saul's dynasty and David's dynasty, and the dynasty of David continued to grow and become strong while the dynasty of Saul continued to grow weaker.

2 Samuel 9:1

Later on, David asked, "Is there anyone left alive from Saul's household to whom I can show gracious love in memory of Jonathan?"

2 Samuel 3:28-29

Later on, David found out about it and proclaimed, "Let me and my kingdom remain guiltless forever in the LORD's presence for the death of Ner's son Abner. May judgment rest on Joab's head and on his father's entire household. May Joab's dynasty never be without one who has a discharge, who is a leper, who walks with a cane, who commits suicide, or who lacks food!"

2 Samuel 7:25-29

"And now, LORD God, let what you have spoken concerning your servant and his household be done and let it be done just as you've promised. May your name be made great forever with the result that it is said that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is God over Israel, and that the household of your servant David may be established before you. For you, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, have revealed this to your servant, telling him, "I will build a dynasty for you,' so that your servant has found fortitude to pray this prayer to you.read more.
"Now therefore, Lord GOD, you are God, and your words are true, and you have spoken to your servant these good things. So may it please you to bless the household of your servant, so that it might remain forever in your presence, because you, Lord GOD, have spoken, and from your blessing may the household of your servant be blessed forever."

1 Chronicles 17:23-27

"And now, LORD, let what you have spoken concerning your servant and his household be done forever and let it be done just as you've promised. May your name be made great and honored forever: The LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, is God for Israel, and may the family of David your servant stand before you forever. "Because of you, my God, I have been bold to pray to you, as you have told your servant that you will build him a dynasty. read more.
And now, LORD, you are God, and you have promised all of these good things to your servant. Furthermore, it has pleased you to bless the dynasty of your servant, so that it will continue in place forever in your presence, because when you, LORD, grant a blessing, it is an eternal blessing."

1 Kings 2:31-33

The king replied to him, "Do just what he asked. Kill him and bury him so that you may remove from me and from my father's household the guilt that Joab shed needlessly. The LORD will repay him for his bloodshed because, without my father David's consent he attacked and murdered two men more righteous and better than he, Ner's son Abner, the commander of Israel's army and Jether's son Amasa, commander of Judah's army. May their blood be repaid to Joab and to his descendants forever, and may there be peace shown from the LORD forever to David, to his descendants, to his household, and to his throne."

1 Kings 21:21-22

But Elijah answered, "I've found you because you sold yourself to do what the LORD considers to be evil! Now pay attention! I'm going to send evil in your direction! I will completely sweep you away and eliminate from Ahab every male, whether indentured servant or free, throughout Israel. I will make your household resemble that of Nebat's son Jeroboam, or like the household of Ahijah's son Baasha, because of how you've provoked me to anger and made Israel to sin.

Zechariah 12:10-14

I will pour out on the house of David and on the residents of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and of supplications, and they will look to me the one whom they pierced.'" Then they will mourn for him, as for an only son. They will grieve bitterly for him, as for a firstborn son. At that time, Jerusalem will mourn deeply, like the mourning about Hadad-rimmon that took place in the plain of Megiddo. And so the land will mourn, families by families, alone by themselves the family of the house of David by itself with their wives by themselves, the family of the house of Nathan by itself with their wives by themselves, read more.
the family of the house of Levi by itself with their wives by themselves, the family of Shimei by itself with their wives by themselves all of the surviving families by themselves, along with their wives by themselves.

From Thematic Bible


Brick » Houses

Isaiah 9:10

"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones; the sycamore trees have been cut down, but we will replace them with cedars.'

Covetousness » Instances of » Some jews » Building » Houses

Haggai 1:4-9

"Is it the right time for all of you to live in your own paneled houses while this house remains in ruins?" "Now this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, says: "Carefully consider your ways: You have sowed much but have reaped little. You have eaten but don't have enough to become satisfied. You have drunk but don't have enough to become intoxicated. You have clothed yourself but don't have enough to keep warm. And the hired laborer deposits his salary in a bag full of holes!'" read more.
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Carefully consider your ways: Go up into the mountains, bring timber, and reconstruct my house. Then I will be pleased with it and I will be honored,' says the LORD. "You turned away in pursuit of abundance, but look at how little you found! What you did manage to bring home, I blew away! And why?' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "It's because of my house! It lies in ruins while each of you runs off to his own house!

Defilement » Things liable to ceremonial » Houses

Leviticus 14:44

and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean.

Feast of jubilee » Houses » Wall cities

Leviticus 25:30

But if it's not redeemed by the end of a full year, then the house next to which is a wall is to belong in perpetuity to the one who bought it throughout his generations. It is not to be returned in the jubilee.

Foundation » Laid for » Houses

Luke 6:48

They are like a person building a house, who dug a deep hole to lay the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the floodwaters pushed against that house but couldn't shake it, because it had been founded on the rock.

Gates » Made to » Houses

Luke 16:20

A beggar named Lazarus, who was covered with sores, was brought to his gate.

Acts 12:14

On recognizing Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed that she didn't open the gate but ran back inside and announced that Peter was standing at the gate.

Leprosy » Houses » To have the part infected with, first removed, and the rest scraped, &c

Leviticus 14:39

He is to return after seven days to examine it. If the contagion has spread to the walls of the house,

Leviticus 14:42

They are then to take other stones and bring them to replace those stones. Lastly, they are to replaster the house."

Leprosy » Houses » Infected with, communicated uncleanness to everyone who entered them

Leviticus 14:46-47

Moreover, whoever enters the house during the time it was isolated is to be considered unclean until the evening. Whoever has slept in the house is to wash his clothes, along with whoever has eaten in the house.

Leprosy » Houses » Incurably infected with, pulled down and removed

Leviticus 14:43-45

"If the contagion returns and spreads throughout the house after the stones have been removed, after the house has been scraped out, and after it has been re-coated, and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean. He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.

Leprosy » Houses » Ceremonies at cleansing of

Leviticus 14:49-53

In order to cleanse the house, he is to take two birds, some cedar wood, two crimson threads, and some hyssop. Then he is to slaughter one bird on an earthen vessel over flowing water. He is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the two crimson threads, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird over flowing water. Then he is to sprinkle the house seven times. read more.
He is to clean the house with the blood of the bird over flowing water, including cleansing the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the crimson thread. Then he is to send the bird away, outside the city, facing the fields, to make atonement for the house. Then it is to be considered clean.

Leprosy » Infected » Houses

Leviticus 14:34

"When you enter the land of Canaan that I'm about to give you as your own possession, and if I put a contagion in a house in the land that you possess,

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, but not infected, pronounced clean

Leviticus 14:48

"But if the priest comes in to conduct an examination and determines that the contagion has not spread throughout the house after the house has been repaired, then the priest may declare the house clean, because the contagion has been cleansed.

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, inspected by priest

Leviticus 14:37

He is to determine if the contagion is indeed on the walls of the house, with greenish or reddish streaks, and to determine if it appears to be deeper than the surface of the wall.

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, reported to priest

Leviticus 14:35

then the owner of the house is to approach the priest and tell him, "There appears to be a contagion in the house.'

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, emptied

Leviticus 14:36

"The priest is to command that the house be cleared before he comes to examine the contagion so that not everything in the house becomes unclean. After this, the priest is to enter the house and examine it.

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Leviticus 14:38

The priest is to leave through the entrance to the house and seal the house for seven days.

Mortar » Cement » Plaster » Houses

Leviticus 14:42

They are then to take other stones and bring them to replace those stones. Lastly, they are to replaster the house."

Leviticus 14:45

He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.

Renting » Houses

Acts 28:30

For two whole years Paul lived in his own rented place and welcomed everyone who came to him.

Topics on Houses

Building Houses

20;24;3

By wisdom a house is built; it is made secure through understanding.

Destruction Of Houses

3;14;45

He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.

Entering Houses

1;24;32

So the servant went to the house and unbridled the camels. They provided straw and feed for the camels and water for washing his feet and those of the men with him.

Filling Houses

2;10;6

Your houses will be filled, along with the houses of all your officials and the houses of all the Egyptians something that neither your fathers nor your ancestors ever saw from the time they were on earth until now.'" Then Moses turned and left Pharaoh's presence.

Houses Under Attack

20;3;33

The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the dwelling of the righteous.

Living In Houses

3;27;14

"If a person consecrates his house to be holy to the LORD, then the priest is to set a value for it as to its worth, whether good or bad. As the priest sets value on it, so it will stand.

Metaphorical Houses

18;4;19

how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?

Property, Houses

2;12;22

Take a bundle of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and apply some of the blood in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts. None of you is to go out of the doorway of his house until morning,

Royal Houses

1;12;15

When Pharaoh's officials saw her, they brought her to the attention of Pharaoh and took the woman to Pharaoh's palace.

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