'Building' in the Bible
Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building.
So from there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth, and they stopped building the city.
“This is what the Lord’s entire community says: ‘What is this treachery you have committed today against the God of Israel by turning away from the Lord and building an altar for yourselves, so that you are in rebellion against the Lord today?
But if the land you possess is defiled, cross over to the land the Lord possesses where the Lord’s tabernacle stands, and take possession of it among us. But don’t rebel against the Lord or against us by building for yourselves an altar other than the altar of the Lord our God.
We would never rebel against the Lord or turn away from Him today by building an altar for burnt offering, grain offering, or sacrifice, other than the altar of the Lord our God, which is in front of His tabernacle.”
Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt by marrying Pharaoh’s daughter. Solomon brought her to live in the city of David until he finished building his palace, the Lord’s temple, and the wall surrounding Jerusalem.
When he finished building the temple, he paneled it with boards and planks of cedar.
“As for this temple you are building—if you walk in My statutes, observe My ordinances, and keep all My commands by walking in them, I will fulfill My promise to you, which I made to your father David.
When Solomon finished building the temple,
When Solomon finished building the temple of the Lord, the royal palace, and all that Solomon desired to do,
When Baasha heard about it, he quit building Ramah and stayed in Tirzah.
So David gave orders to gather the foreigners that were in the land of Israel, and he appointed stonecutters to cut finished stones for building God’s house.
“Now, my son, may the Lord be with you, and may you succeed in building the house of the Lord your God, as He said about you.
Now determine in your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God. Get started building the Lord God’s sanctuary so that you may bring the ark of the Lord’s covenant and the holy articles of God to the temple that is to be built for the name of Yahweh.”
Yahweh our God, all this wealth that we’ve provided for building You a house for Your holy name comes from Your hand; everything belongs to You.
Now I am building a temple for the name of Yahweh my God in order to dedicate it to Him for burning fragrant incense before Him, for displaying the rows of the bread of the Presence continuously, and for sacrificing burnt offerings for the morning and the evening, the Sabbaths and the New Moons, and the appointed festivals of the Lord our God. This is ordained for Israel forever.
The temple that I am building will be great, for our God is greater than any of the gods.
to prepare logs for me in abundance because the temple I am building will be great and wonderful.
These are Solomon’s foundations for building God’s temple: the length was 90 feet, and the width 30 feet.
When Baasha heard about it, he quit building Ramah and stopped his work.
In the third month they began building up the piles, and they finished in the seventh month.
When the enemies of Judah and Benjamin heard that the returned exiles were building a temple for Yahweh, the God of Israel,
But Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and the other leaders of Israel’s families answered them, “You may have no part with us in building a house for our God, since we alone must build it for Yahweh, the God of Israel, as King Cyrus, the king of Persia has commanded us.”
They also asked them, “What are the names of the workers who are constructing this building?”
So the Jewish elders continued successfully with the building under the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah son of Iddo. They finished the building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decrees of Cyrus, Darius, and King Artaxerxes of Persia.
I gave them this reply, “The God of heaven is the One who will grant us success. We, His servants, will start building, but you have no share, right, or historic claim in Jerusalem.”
Eliashib the high priest and his fellow priests began rebuilding the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and installed its doors. After building the wall to the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel, they dedicated it.
Then Tobiah the Ammonite, who was beside him, said, “Indeed, even if a fox climbed up what they are building, he would break down their stone wall!”
Each of the builders had his sword strapped around his waist while he was building, and the trumpeter was beside me.
In it was written:It is reported among the nations—and Geshem agrees—that you and the Jews plan to rebel. This is the reason you are building the wall. According to these reports, you are to become their king
building your mound at the head of every street and making your elevated place in every square. But you were unlike a prostitute because you scorned payment.
Now the building that faced the temple yard toward the west was 122½ feet wide. The wall of the building was 8¾ feet thick on all sides, and the building’s length was 157½ feet.
Then the man measured the temple; it was 175 feet long. In addition, the temple yard and the building, including its walls, were 175 feet long.
Next he measured the length of the building facing the temple yard to the west, with its galleries on each side; it was 175 feet.Interior Wooden Structures The interior of the great hall and the porticoes of the court—
Then the man led me out by way of the north gate into the outer court. He brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple yard and opposite the building to the north.
The upper chambers were narrower because the galleries took away more space from them than from the lower and middle stories of the building.
In the thickness of the wall of the court toward the south, there were chambers facing the temple yard and the western building,
He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.
It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot: People went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building.
My aim is to evangelize where Christ has not been named, so that I will not build on someone else’s foundation,
For we are God’s coworkers. You are God’s field, God’s building.
So also you—since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek to excel in building up the church.
For we know that if our temporary, earthly dwelling is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal dwelling in the heavens, not made with hands.
For if I boast some more about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for tearing you down, I am not ashamed.
You have thought all along that we were defending ourselves to you.[a] No, in the sight of God we are speaking in Christ, and everything, dear friends, is for building you up.(A)
This is why I am writing these things while absent, that when I am there I will not use severity, in keeping with the authority the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.
The whole building, being put together by Him, grows into a holy sanctuary in the Lord.
From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.
No foul language is to come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear.
But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,
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