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Acts 20:8-9

Now there were a good many lamps in the room upstairs where we all were, and a youth of the name of Eutychus was sitting at the window. This lad, gradually sinking into deep sleep while Paul preached at unusual length, overcome at last by sleep, fell from the second floor and was taken up dead.

Mark 2:4

Finding themselves unable, however, to bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they untiled the roof just over His head, and after clearing an opening they lowered the mat on which the paralytic was lying.

Luke 5:19

But when they could find no way of doing so because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiling--bed and all--into the midst, in front of Jesus.

Acts 28:16

Upon our arrival in Rome, Paul received permission to live by himself, guarded by a soldier.

Colossians 4:15

Christian greetings to the brethren at Laodicea, especially to Nymphas, and to the Church that meets at their house.

Acts 1:13-14

They entered the city, and they went up to the upper room which was now their fixed place for meeting. Their names were Peter and John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas the brother of James. All of these with one mind continued earnest in prayer, together with some women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.

Acts 2:1-2

At length, on the day of the Harvest Festival, they had all met in one place; when suddenly there came from the sky a sound as of a strong rushing blast of wind. This filled the whole house where they were sitting;

Acts 12:12

So, after thinking things over, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John surnamed Mark, where a large number of people were assembled, praying.

Romans 16:5

Greetings, too, to the Church that meets at their house. Greetings to my dear Epaenetus, who was the earliest convert to Christ in the province of Asia;

1 Corinthians 16:19

The Churches in the province of Asia send you greetings; and Aquila and Prisca, in hearty Christian love, do the same, together with the Church which meets at their house.

Matthew 12:29

Again, how can any one enter the house of a strong man and carry off his goods, unless first of all he masters and secures the strong man: then he will ransack his house.

Mark 3:27

Nay, no one can go into a strong man's house and carry off his property, unless he first binds the strong man, and then he will plunder his house.

Luke 11:21-22

"Whenever a strong man, fully armed and equipped, is guarding his own castle, he enjoys peaceful possession of his property; but as soon as another stronger than he attacks him and overcomes him, he takes away that complete armour of his in which he trusted, and distributes the plunder he has collected.

Matthew 12:43-45

"No sooner however has the foul spirit gone out of the man, then he roams about in places where there is no water, seeking rest but finding none. Then he says, 'I will return to my house that I left;' and he comes and finds it unoccupied, swept clean, and in good order. Then he goes and brings back with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they come in and dwell there; and in the end that man's condition becomes worse than it was at first. So will it be also with the present wicked generation."

Luke 11:24-26

"When a foul spirit has left a man, it roams about in the Desert, seeking a resting-place; but, unable to find any, it says, 'I will return to the house I have left;" and when it comes, it finds the house swept clean and in good order. Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more malignant than itself, and they enter and dwell there; and in the end that man's condition becomes worse than it was at first.

Matthew 13:52

"Therefore," He said, "remember that every Scribe well trained for the Kingdom of the Heavens is like a householder who brings out of his storehouse new things and old."

Matthew 24:42-51

Be on the alert therefore, for you do not know the day on which your Lord is coming. But of this be assured, that if the master of the house had known the hour at which the robber was coming, he would have kept awake, and not have allowed his house to be broken into. Therefore you also must be ready; for it is at a time when you do not expect Him that the Son of Man will come.read more.
"Who therefore is the loyal and intelligent servant to whom his master has entrusted the control of his household to give them their rations at the appointed time? Blessed is that servant whom his master when he comes shall find so doing! In solemn truth I tell you that he will give him the management of all his wealth. But if the man, being a bad servant, should say in his heart, 'My master is a long time in coming,' and should begin to beat his fellow servants, while he eats and drinks with drunkards; the master of that servant will arrive on a day when he is not expecting him and at an hour of which he has not been informed; he will treat him with the utmost severity and assign him a place among the hypocrites: there will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

Luke 12:39-46

Of this be sure, that if the master of the house had known what time the robber was coming, he would have kept awake and not have allowed his house to be broken into. Be you also ready, for at an hour when you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come." "Master," said Peter, "are you addressing this parable to us, or to all alike?"read more.
"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times? Blessed is that servant whom his Master when He comes shall find so doing. I tell you truly that He will put him in authority over all His possessions. But if that servant should say in his heart, 'My Master is a long time in coming,' and should begin to beat the menservants and the maids, and to eat and drink, drinking even to excess; that servant's Master will come on a day when he is not expecting Him and at an hour that he knows not of, and will punish him severely, and make him share the lot of the unfaithful.

1 Timothy 3:4-5

but ruling his own household wisely and well, with children kept under control with true dignity. (If a man does not know how to rule his own household, how shall he have the Church of God given into his care?)

John 4:53

Then the father recollected that that was the time at which Jesus had said to him, "Your son has recovered," and he and his whole household became believers.

1 Corinthians 16:15

And I beseech you, brethren--you know the household of Stephanas, how they were the earliest Greek converts to Christ, and have devoted themselves to the service of God's people--

Ephesians 2:19-22

You are therefore no longer mere foreigners or persons excluded from civil rights. On the contrary you share citizenship with God's people and are members of His family. You are a building which has been reared on the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, the cornerstone being Christ Jesus Himself, in union with whom the whole fabric, fitted and closely joined together, is growing so as to form a holy sanctuary in the Lord;read more.
in whom you also are being built up together to become a fixed abode for God through the Spirit.

1 Timothy 3:14-15

All this I write to you, though I am hoping before long to come to see you. But, for fear I may be hindered, I now write, so that you may have rules to guide you in dealing with God's household. For this is what the Church of the ever-living God is, and it is the pillar and foundation-stone of the truth.

Hebrews 3:1-6

Therefore, holy brethren, sharers with others in a heavenly invitation, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest whose followers we profess to be. How faithful He was to Him who appointed Him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house! For Jesus has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, in so far as he who has built a house has higher honour than the house itself.read more.
For every house has had a builder, and the builder of all things is God. Moreover, Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant in delivering the message given him to speak; but Christ was faithful as a Son having authority over God's house, and we are that house, if we hold firm to the End the boldness and the hope which we boast of as ours.

1 Peter 2:4-5

Come to Him, the ever-living Stone, rejected indeed by men as worthless, but in God's esteem chosen and held in honour. And be yourselves also like living stones that are being built up into a spiritual house, to become a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

From Thematic Bible


Brick » Houses

Covetousness » Instances of » Some jews » Building » Houses

Defilement » Things liable to ceremonial » Houses

Feast of jubilee » Houses » Wall cities

Foundation » Laid for » Houses

Luke 6:48

He is like a man building a house, who digs and goes deep, and lays the foundation on the rock; and when a flood comes, the torrent bursts upon that house, but is unable to shake it, because it is securely built.

Gates » Made to » Houses

Acts 12:14

and recognizing Peter's voice, for very joy she did not open the door, but ran in and told them that Peter was standing there.

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

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

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

Leprosy » Houses » Ceremonies at cleansing of

Leprosy » Infected » Houses

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

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, inspected by priest

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, reported to priest

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, emptied

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Mortar » Cement » Plaster » Houses

Renting » Houses

Acts 28:30

After this Paul lived for fully two years in a hired house of his own, receiving all who came to see him.

Topics on Houses

Building Houses

Hebrews 3:3

For Jesus has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, in so far as he who has built a house has higher honour than the house itself.

Destruction Of Houses

Matthew 7:27

The heavy rain descends, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and burst upon the house, and it falls; and disastrous is the fall."

Filling Houses

Acts 2:2

when suddenly there came from the sky a sound as of a strong rushing blast of wind. This filled the whole house where they were sitting;

Metaphorical Houses

Matthew 12:44

Then he says, 'I will return to my house that I left;' and he comes and finds it unoccupied, swept clean, and in good order.

Property, Houses

Matthew 7:24-27

"Every one who hears these my teachings and acts upon them will be found to resemble a wise man who builds his house upon rock;

Royal Houses

Matthew 11:8

But what did you go out to see? A man luxuriously dressed? Those who wear luxurious clothes are to be found in kings' palaces.