'House' in the Bible
So they entered the house; and when they saw the babe with His mother Mary, they prostrated themselves and did Him homage, and opening their treasure-chests offered gifts to Him--gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Nor is a lamp lighted to be put under a bushel, but on the lampstand; and then it gives light to all in the house.
"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;
and the heavy rain falls, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and beat against the house; yet it does not fall, for its foundation is on rock.
And every one who hears these my teachings and does not act upon them will be found to resemble a fool who builds his house upon sand.
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."
After this Jesus went to the house of Peter, whose mother-in-law he found ill in bed with fever.
Entering the Ruler's house, Jesus saw the flute-players and the crowd loudly wailing,
"Whatever town or village you enter, inquire for some good man; and make his house your home till you leave the place.
When you enter the house, salute it;
and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you.
And whoever refuses to receive you or even to listen to your Message, as you leave that house or town, shake off the very dust from your feet.
Enough for the learner to be on a level with his teacher, and for the servant to be on a level with his master. If they have called the master of the house Baal-zebul, how much more will they slander his servants?
how he entered the House of God and ate the Presented Loaves, which it was not lawful for him or his men to eat, nor for any except the priests?
Knowing their thoughts He said to them, "Every kingdom in which civil war has raged suffers desolation; and every city or house in which there is internal strife will be brought low.
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.
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.
That same day Jesus had left the house and was sitting on the shore of the Lake,
When He had dismissed the people and had returned to the house, His disciples came to Him with the request, "Explain to us the parable of the darnel sown in the field."
"I have only been sent to the lost sheep of the house of Israel," He replied.
"Yes," he replied, and then went into the house. But before he spoke a word Jesus said, "What think you, Simon? From whom do this world's kings receive customs or capitation tax? from their own children, or from others?"
"It is written," He said, "'My House shall be called the House of Prayer', but you are making it a robbers' cave."
See, your house will now be left to you desolate!
let him who is on the roof not go down to fetch what is in his house;
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.
Now when Jesus was come to Bethany and was at the house of Simon the Leper,
"Go into the city," He replied, "to a certain man, and tell him, 'The Teacher says, My time is close at hand. It is at your house that I shall keep the Passover with my disciples.'"
But the officers who had laid hold of Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the High Priest, at whose house the Scribes and the Elders had assembled.
Then on leaving the synagogue they came at once, with James and John, to the house of Simon and Andrew.
In the morning He rose early, while it was still quite dark, and leaving the house He went away to a solitary place and there prayed.
When He was sitting at table in Levi's house, a large number of tax-gatherers and notorious sinners were at table with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many such who habitually followed Him.
how he entered the house of God in the High-priesthood of Abiathar, and ate the Presented Loaves--which none but the priests are allowed to eat--and gave some to his men also?"
And He went into a house. But again the crowd assembled, so that there was no opportunity for them even to snatch a meal.
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.
While He is yet speaking, men come from the house to the Warden, and say, "Your daughter is dead: why trouble the Rabbi further?"
So they come to the Warden's house. Here He gazes on a scene of uproar, with people weeping aloud and wailing.
Wherever you enter a house, make it your home till you leave that place.
Then He rose and left that place and went into the neighbourhood of Tyre and Sidon. Here He entered a house and wished no one to know it, but He could not escape observation.
After the return of Jesus to the house His disciples asked Him privately, "How is it that we could not expel the spirit?"
So they came to Capernaum; and when in the house He asked them, "What were you arguing about on the way?"
"In solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that there is no one who has forsaken house or brothers or sisters, or mother or father, or children or lands, for my sake and for the sake of the Good News,
So they went and found a young ass tied up at the front door of a house. They were untying it,
And He remonstrated with them. "Is it not written," He said, "'My House shall be called The House of Prayer for all the nations?' But you have made it what it now is--a robbers' cave."
let him who is on the roof not come down and enter the house to fetch anything out of it;
It is like a man living abroad who has left his house, and given the management to his servants--to each one his special duty--and has ordered the porter to keep awake.
Be wakeful therefore, for you know not when the master of the house is coming--in the evening, at midnight, at cock-crow, or at dawn.
Now when He was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the Leper, while He was at table, there came a woman with a jar of pure, sweet-scented ointment very costly: she broke the jar and poured the ointment over His head.
and whatever house he enters, tell the master of the house, 'The Rabbi asks, Where is my room where I can eat the Passover with my disciples?'
So Gabriel went into the house and said to her, "Joy be to you, favoured one! the Lord is with you."
and He will be King over the House of Jacob for the Ages, and of His Kingdom there will be no end."
Here she came to the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth;
And has raised up a mighty Deliverer for us In the house of David His servant--
So Joseph went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judaea, to David's town of Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Now when He rose and left the synagogue He went to Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from an acute attack of fever; and they consulted Him about her.
Levi also gave a great entertainment at his house in honour of Jesus, and there was a large party of tax-gatherers and others at table with them.
how he entered the house of God and took and ate the Presented Loaves and gave some to his followers--loaves which none but the Priests are allowed to eat?"
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.
But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."
Then Jesus went with them. But when He was not far from the house, the Captain sent friends to Him with the message: "Sir, do not trouble to come. I am not worthy of having you come under my roof;
And the friends who had been sent, on returning to the house, found the servant in perfect health.
Now one of the Pharisees repeatedly invited Him to a meal at his house; so He entered the house and reclined at the table.
And there was a woman in the town who was a notorious sinner. Having learnt that Jesus was at table in the Pharisee's house she brought a flask of perfume,
Then turning towards the woman He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house: you gave me no water for my feet; but she has made my feet wet with her tears, and then wiped the tears away with her hair.
Here, on landing, He was met by one of the townsmen who was possessed by demons--for a long time he had not put on any garment, nor did he live in a house, but in the tombs.
Just then there came a man named Jair, a Warden of the Synagogue, who threw himself at the feet of Jesus, and entreated Him to come to his house;
While He was still speaking, some one came to the Warden of the Synagogue from his house and said, "Your daughter is dead; trouble the Rabbi no further."
So He came to the house, but allowed no one to go in with Him but Peter and John and James and the girl's father and mother.
Whatever house you enter, make that your home, and from it start afresh.
"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house!'
And in that same house stay, eating and drinking at their table; for the labourer deserves his wages. Do not move from one house to another.
As they pursued their journey He came to a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed Him to her house.
for a friend of mine has just come to my house from a distance, and I have nothing for him to eat'?
"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.
When He had thus spoken, a Pharisee invited Him to breakfast at his house; so He entered and took His place at table.
Yes, I tell you that, from the blood of Abel down to the blood of Zechariah who perished between the altar and the House, it shall all be required from the present generation.
After He had left the house, the Scribes and Pharisees commenced a vehement attempt to entangle Him and make Him give off-hand answers on numerous points,
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.
For from this time there will be in one house five persons split into parties. Three will form a party against two and two will form a party against three;
As soon as the Master of the house shall have risen and shut the door, and you have begun to stand outside and knock at the door and say, "'Sir, open the door for us' --"'I do not know you,' He answers; 'you are no friends of mine.'
See, your house is left to you. But I tell you that you will never see me again until you say, 'Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
One day--it was a Sabbath--He was taking a meal at the house of one of the Rulers of the Pharisee party, while they were closely watching Him.
"'Go out,' replied the master, 'to the high roads and hedge-rows, and compel the people to come in, so that my house may be filled.
"Or what woman who has ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully till she finds it?
"'I entreat you then, father,' said he, 'to send him to my father's house.
"I solemnly tell you," replied Jesus, "that there is no one who has left house or wife, or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of God's Kingdom,
As soon as Jesus came to the place, He looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down quickly, for I must stay at your house to-day."
Turning towards him, Jesus replied, "To-day salvation has come to this house, seeing that he too is a son of Abraham.
"It is written," He said, "'And My house shall be the House of Prayer,' but you have made it a robbers' cave."
"You will no sooner have entered the city," He replied, "than you will meet a man carrying a pitcher of water. Follow him into the house to which he goes,
and say to the master of the house, "'The Rabbi asks you, Where is the room where I can eat the Passover with my disciples?'
And they arrested Him and led Him away, and brought Him to the High Priest's house, while Peter followed a good way behind.
And to the pigeon-dealers He said, "Take these things away. Do not turn my Father's house into a market."
This recalled to His disciples the words of Scripture, "My zeal for Thy House will consume me."
Now a slave does not remain permanently in his master's house, but a son does.
Martha, however, as soon as she heard the tidings, "Jesus is coming," went to meet Him; but Mary remained sitting in the house.
So the Jews who were with Mary in the house sympathizing with her, when they saw that she had risen hastily and had gone out, followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to weep aloud there.
Availing herself of the opportunity, Mary took a pound weight of pure spikenard, very costly, and poured it over His feet, and wiped His feet with her hair, so that the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
In my Father's house there are many resting-places. Were it otherwise, I would have told you; for I am going to make ready a place for you.
So they brought Jesus from Caiaphas's house to the Praetorium. It was the early morning, and they would not enter the Praetorium themselves for fear of defilement, and in order that they might be able to eat the Passover.
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