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91 Bible Verses About Building a House

Here are 91 Bible verses about building a house from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 127:1 KJV

A Song of degrees for Solomon.

Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

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Hebrews 3:4 KJV

For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God.

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Proverbs 24:27 KJV

Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.

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Haggai 1:8 KJV

Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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Luke 6:46-49 KJV

And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

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Proverbs 24:3 KJV

Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:

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Isaiah 32:18 KJV

And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places;

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Proverbs 24:3-4 KJV

Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Joshua 24:15 KJV

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

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Isaiah 58:12 KJV

And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

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Matthew 7:24-27 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

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1 Corinthians 3:9 KJV

For we are labourers together with God: ye are God’s husbandry, ye are God’s building.

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Matthew 7:24 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

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Isaiah 28:16 KJV

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Luke 6:48 KJV

He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.

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Isaiah 66:1-2 KJV

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest? For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Isaiah 65:21-22 KJV

And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

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Hebrews 13:2 KJV

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Proverbs 16:9 KJV

A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

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Deuteronomy 28:6 KJV

Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

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1 Peter 3:3-4 KJV

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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1 Kings 8:13 KJV

I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

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Colossians 3:14 KJV

And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.

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Ephesians 2:20-22 KJV

And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.

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John 16:33 KJV

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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1 Peter 2:4-5 KJV

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Ephesians 2:20 KJV

And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;

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1 Corinthians 3:11 KJV

For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

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Matthew 7:25 KJV

And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

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Ephesians 2:19-22 KJV

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.

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2 Samuel 7:29 KJV

Therefore now let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O Lord GOD, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever.

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1 Corinthians 8:2-3 KJV

And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

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2 Chronicles 7:15-16 KJV

Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place. For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.

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1 Samuel 25:6 KJV

And thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

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Haggai 1:4 KJV

Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste?

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Hebrews 3:3 KJV

For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house.

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Matthew 7:26 KJV

And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

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1 Kings 3:1 KJV

And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh’s daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

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Luke 10:5 KJV

And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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Luke 6:47-49 KJV

Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

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Jeremiah 29:5 KJV

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

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Psalms 113:9 KJV

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

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Psalms 34:8 KJV

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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2 Corinthians 5:1 KJV

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

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Matthew 16:18 KJV

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

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Numbers 6:24-25 KJV

The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:

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Luke 6:47 KJV

Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:

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Proverbs 3:6 KJV

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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1 Peter 3:8 KJV

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

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James 1:5 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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1 Timothy 3:15 KJV

But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Proverbs 3:33 KJV

The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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1 Corinthians 3:10-11 KJV

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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1 Peter 2:6 KJV

Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Amos 5:11 KJV

Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.

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Proverbs 9:1 KJV

Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:

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Colossians 3:12 KJV

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

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Romans 12:4 KJV

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

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Proverbs 3:14 KJV

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

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Psalms 18:2 KJV

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

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Deuteronomy 6:6-9 KJV

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.

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Romans 12:16 KJV

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

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Matthew 5:4 KJV

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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Proverbs 3:24 KJV

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

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1 John 4:19 KJV

We love him, because he first loved us.

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Romans 12:13 KJV

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Psalms 91:1-2 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

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Romans 12:17 KJV

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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Matthew 7:2 KJV

For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

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Matthew 6:11 KJV

Give us this day our daily bread.

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Numbers 6:24-26 KJV

The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Romans 15:2 KJV

Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

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