31 occurrences

'Building' in the Bible

If the land of your possession seems unto you to be unclean, then pass ye over unto the land of the possession of the LORD, in which the LORD's tabernacle dwells and take possession among us; but do not rebel against the LORD, nor rebel against us, in building yourselves an altar in addition to the altar of the LORD our God.

And Solomon became a relative of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, for he took Pharaoh's daughter to wife and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house, and the house of the LORD and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

Concerning this house which thou art building, if thou wilt walk in my statutes and execute my rights and keep all my commandments to walk in them, then I will perform my word with thee, which I spoke unto David thy father;

And in the eleventh year, in the month Bul, which is the eighth month, the house was finished throughout all its parts and with everything necessary. So he was seven years in building it.

And when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD and the king's house and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,

And this was why he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon in building Millo, closed the breach of the city of David, his father.

And when Baasha heard this, he left off building of Ramah and dwelt in Tirzah.

Then King Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; no one was exempted; and they took away the stones and timber of Ramah, with which Baasha had been building; and King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.

And the sons of Israel had secretly done those things that were not right against the LORD their God, building themselves high places in all their cities, from the towers of the watchmen to the fenced cities.

Then David, the king, stood up upon his feet and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD and for the footstool of our God and had made ready for the building.

Now these are the measurements on which Solomon founded the building of the house of God. The first measurement was the length of sixty cubits and the breadth of twenty cubits.

And when Baasha heard it, he left off building of Ramah and let his work cease.

Then Asa, the king, took all Judah, and they carried away the stones of Ramah and the timber thereof, with which Baasha was building, and he built Geba and Mizpah with it.

Be it known unto the king that the Jews who came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have founded the walls thereof and joined the foundations.

Then we said unto them regarding this, These are the names of the men that make this building!

But it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth and took great indignation and mocked the Jews.

By much slothfulness the building decays, and through idleness of the hands the rain drips throughout the house.

building thine altars at the head of every way and making thine altars in every street! And thou hast not been as a harlot in that thou scornest hire,

And behold a wall on the outside of the house, and the measuring reed which that man had in his hand, was six cubits long, of a cubit and a hand breadth; so he measured the breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.

Now the building that was before the separate place to the side toward the west was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of the building was five cubits thick round about, and its length ninety cubits.

So he measured the house, one hundred cubits long; and the separate place, and the building, with its walls, one hundred cubits long;

And he measured the length of the building over against the separate place which was behind it, and its chambers on the one side and on the other side, one hundred cubits, with the inner temple, and the portals of the court.

Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the space which was in front of the building toward the north.

All along the wall of the court toward the east, over against the separate place, and in front of the building were chambers.

Then said the Jews, This temple was forty-six years in building, and wilt thou raise it up in three days?

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐποικοδομέω 
Epoikodomeo 
Usage: 8

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
build , edify , builder , build up , be in building , embolden
Usage: 22

בּנה בּנא 
B@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 22

בּניה 
Binyah 
Usage: 1

בּנין 
Binyan 
Usage: 7

מקרה 
M@qareh 
Usage: 1

ἀνοικοδομέω 
Anoikodomeo 
Usage: 2

ἐνδόμησις 
Endomesis 
Usage: 1

κατασκευάζω 
Kataskeuazo 
Usage: 9

κτίσις 
Ktisis 
Usage: 15

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

συνοικοδομέω 
sunoikodomeo 
Usage: 1

τεχνίτης 
Technites 
Usage: 4