Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To erect or construct, as an edifice or fabric of any kind; to form by uniting materials into a regular structure; to fabricate; to make; to raise.
2. (v. t.) To raise or place on a foundation; to form, establish, or produce by using appropriate means.
3. (v. t.) To increase and strengthen; to increase the power and stability of; to settle, or establish, and preserve; -- frequently with up; as, to build up one's constitution.
4. (v. i.) To exercise the art, or practice the business, of building.
5. (v. i.) To rest or depend, as on a foundation; to ground one's self or one's hopes or opinions upon something deemed reliable; to rely; as, to build on the opinions or advice of others.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBUILD; BUILDING
bild, bild'-ing (banah, binyah, once (Ezekiel 41:13); oikodomeo).
Greek3618. oikodomeo -- to build a house
... to build a house. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: oikodomeo Phonetic Spelling:
(oy-kod-om-eh'-o) Short Definition: I build, build up, edify Definition: I ...
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2026. epoikodomeo -- to build upon
4925. sunoikodomeo -- to build together, fig. to build up together
456. anoikodomeo -- to build again
2936. ktizo -- to build, create
2680. kataskeuazo -- to prepare
1430. doma -- a house, a housetop
1746b. endomesis -- a building in or into, an interior structure
2003. epitage -- a command
1950. epilanthanomai -- to forget, neglect
Strong's Hebrew1129. banah -- to build
... 1128, 1129. banah. 1130 . to build. Transliteration: banah Phonetic Spelling:
(baw-naw') Short Definition: built. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1124. bena -- to build
1443. gadar -- to wall up or off, to build a wall
2996. Yabneh -- "he causes to build," a Philistine city
2995. Yabneel -- "El causes to build," two cities in Isr.
7725. shub -- to turn back, return
7077. qanan -- to make a nest
68. eben -- a stone
5549. salal -- to lift up, cast up
1361b. gabah -- to be high, exalted
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ThesaurusBuild (242 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To increase and strengthen; to increase the power and stability of; to settle,
or establish, and preserve; -- frequently with up; as, to build up one's ...
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Rebuild (36 Occurrences)
Building (249 Occurrences)
Pull (32 Occurrences)
Builder (33 Occurrences)
Erect (17 Occurrences)
Zerub'babel (23 Occurrences)
Issued (40 Occurrences)
Destroy (379 Occurrences)
Sepulchers (15 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceBuild (242 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:32 It is the smallest of all seeds, and yet when full-grown it is larger than any herb and forms a tree, so that the birds come and build in its branches."
Matthew 16:18 I also tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my assembly, and the gates of Hades
Matthew 23:29 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and decorate the tombs of the righteous,
Matthew 26:61 and said, "This man said,'I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.'"
Matthew 27:40 and saying, "You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross!"
Mark 4:32 yet when sown it springs up and becomes larger than all the herbs, and throws out great branches, so that the birds build under its shadow."
Mark 14:58 "We heard him say,'I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.'"
Mark 15:29 Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days,
Luke 7:5 for he doth love our nation, and the synagogue he did build to us.'
Luke 11:47 Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Luke 11:48 So you testify and consent to the works of your fathers. For they killed them, and you build their tombs.
Luke 12:18 He said,'This is what I will do. I will pull down my barns, and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.
Luke 14:28 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
Luke 14:30 saying,'This man began to build, and wasn't able to finish.'
Luke 19:43 For the days will come on you, when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, surround you, hem you in on every side,
John 2:20 The Jews therefore said, "Forty-six years was this temple in building, and will you raise it up in three days?"
Acts 7:49 'heaven is my throne, and the earth a footstool for my feet. What kind of house will you build me?' says the Lord;'or what is the place of my rest?
Acts 15:16 'After these things I will return. I will again build the tabernacle of David, which has fallen. I will again build its ruins. I will set it up,
Acts 20:32 Now, brothers, I entrust you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build up, and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
Romans 14:19 So then, let us follow after things which make for peace, and things by which we may build one another up.
Romans 15:2 Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up.
Romans 15:12 And again Isaiah says, "There shall be the Root of Jesse and One who rises up to rule the Gentiles. On Him shall the Gentiles build their hopes."
Romans 15:20 yes, making it my aim to preach the Good News, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build on another's foundation.
1 Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each man be careful how he builds on it.
1 Corinthians 3:12 But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;
1 Corinthians 10:23 "All things are lawful for me," but not all things are profitable. "All things are lawful for me," but not all things build up. Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians
1 Corinthians 14:12 So also you, since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek that you may abound to the building up of the assembly.
1 Corinthians 14:26 What is it then, brothers? When you come together, each one of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has another language, has an interpretation. Let all things be done to build each other up.
2 Corinthians 10:8 For though I should boast somewhat abundantly concerning our authority, (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down) I will not be disappointed,
Galatians 2:18 For if I build up again those things which I destroyed, I prove myself a law-breaker.
Ephesians 4:16 from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.
1 Thessalonians 3:13 Thus He will build up your characters, so that you will be faultlessly holy in the presence of our God and Father at the Coming of our Lord Jesus with all His holy ones.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as you also do.
Hebrews 3:3 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.
Hebrews 3:4 For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God.
Hebrews 8:5 and serve a copy and type of the heavenly things, just as Moses was divinely instructed when about to build the tabernacle. For God said, "See that you make everything in imitation of the pattern shown you on the mountain."
Jude 1:20 But you, beloved, keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit.
Genesis 11:4 They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."
Genesis 11:8 So Yahweh scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.
Genesis 16:2 And Sarai said unto Abram: 'Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing; go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; it may be that I shall be builded up through her.' And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
Genesis 30:3 And she said: 'Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; that she may bear upon my knees, and I also may be builded up through her.'
Genesis 35:1 God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel, and live there. Make there an altar to God, who appeared to you when you fled from the face of Esau your brother."
Genesis 35:3 Let us arise, and go up to Bethel. I will make there an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went."
Exodus 20:25 If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of cut stones; for if you lift up your tool on it, you have polluted it.
Numbers 23:1 Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."
Numbers 23:29 Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."
Numbers 32:16 They came near to him, and said, "We will build sheepfolds here for our livestock, and cities for our little ones:
Numbers 32:24 Build cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which has proceeded out of your mouth."
Numbers 32:34 And the children of Gad were the builders of Dibon and Ataroth and Aroer;
Numbers 32:37 And the children of Reuben were the builders of Heshbon and Elealeh and Kiriathaim;
Deuteronomy 6:10 It shall be, when Yahweh your God shall bring you into the land which he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you, great and goodly cities, which you didn't build,
Deuteronomy 8:12 lest thou eat, and hast been satisfied, and good houses dost build, and hast inhabited;
Deuteronomy 16:21 You shall not plant for yourselves an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of Yahweh your God, which you shall make for yourselves.
Deuteronomy 20:20 Only the trees of which you know that they are not trees for food, you shall destroy and cut them down; and you shall build bulwarks against the city that makes war with you, until it fall.
Deuteronomy 22:8 When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you don't bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.
Deuteronomy 25:9 then his brother's wife shall come to him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, "So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house."
Deuteronomy 27:5 There you shall build an altar to Yahweh your God, an altar of stones: you shall lift up no iron tool on them.
Deuteronomy 27:6 You shall build the altar of Yahweh your God of uncut stones; and you shall offer burnt offerings thereon to Yahweh your God:
Deuteronomy 28:30 You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.
Joshua 6:26 Joshua commanded them with an oath at that time, saying, "Cursed is the man before Yahweh, who rises up and builds this city Jericho. With the loss of his firstborn shall he lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son shall he set up its gates."
Joshua 8:30 Then doth Joshua build an altar to Jehovah, God of Israel, in mount Ebal,
Joshua 22:10 and they come in unto the districts of the Jordan, which 'are' in the land of Canaan, and the sons of Reuben, and the sons of Gad, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh, build there an altar by the Jordan -- a great altar for appearance.
Joshua 22:16 Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD, in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD?
Joshua 22:26 "Therefore we said,'Let's now prepare to build ourselves an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice;
Joshua 22:29 "Far be it from us that we should rebel against Yahweh, and turn away this day from following Yahweh, to build an altar for burnt offering, for meal offering, or for sacrifice, besides the altar of Yahweh our God that is before his tabernacle!"
Joshua 24:13 I gave you a land whereon you had not labored, and cities which you didn't build, and you live in them. You eat of vineyards and olive groves which you didn't plant.'
Judges 6:26 and build an altar to Yahweh your God on the top of this stronghold, in the orderly manner, and take the second bull, and offer a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah which you shall cut down."
Judges 18:28 And they had no saviour, because it was far from Zidon, and they had no business with Aram; and it was in the valley which is the property of Beth-rehob. And building up the town again they took it for their living-place.
Judges 21:4 And it cometh to pass on the morrow, that the people rise early, and build there an altar, and cause to ascend burnt-offerings and peace-offerings.
Judges 21:23 So the men of Benjamin did this, and got wives for themselves for every one of their number, taking them away by force from the dance; then they went back to their heritage, building up their towns and living in them.
Ruth 4:11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
1 Samuel 2:35 I will raise me up a faithful priest, that shall do according to that which is in my heart and in my mind. I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before my anointed forever.
1 Samuel 14:35 And Saul buildeth an alter to Jehovah; with it he hath begun to build altars to Jehovah.
2 Samuel 5:11 And Hiram king of Tyre sendeth messengers unto David, and cedar-trees, and artificers of wood, and artificers of stone, for walls, and they build a house for David,
2 Samuel 7:5 "Go and tell my servant David,'Thus says Yahweh, "Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?
2 Samuel 7:7 In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me an house of cedar?
2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
2 Samuel 7:27 For you, Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying,'I will build you a house.' Therefore your servant has found in his heart to pray this prayer to you.
2 Samuel 24:18 Gad came that day to David, and said to him, "Go up, build an altar to Yahweh on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite."
2 Samuel 24:21 Araunah said, "Why has my lord the king come to his servant?" David said, "To buy your threshing floor, to build an altar to Yahweh, that the plague may be stopped from afflicting the people."
1 Kings 2:36 The king sent and called for Shimei, and said to him, "Build yourself a house in Jerusalem, and dwell there, and don't go out from there anywhere.
1 Kings 3:1 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 Yahweh, and the wall of Jerusalem all around.
1 Kings 5:3 "You know how that David my father could not build a house for the name of Yahweh his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until Yahweh put them under the soles of his feet.
1 Kings 5:5 Behold, I purpose to build a house for the name of Yahweh my God, as Yahweh spoke to David my father, saying,'Your son, whom I will set on your throne in your room, he shall build the house for my name.'
1 Kings 5:18 Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites did fashion them, and prepared the timber and the stones to build the house.
1 Kings 6:1 It happened in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Ziv, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of Yahweh.
1 Kings 8:16 'Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house, that my name might be there; but I chose David to be over my people Israel.'
1 Kings 8:17 "Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
1 Kings 8:18 But Yahweh said to David my father,'Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart.
1 Kings 8:19 Nevertheless, you shall not build the house; but your son who shall come forth out of your body, he shall build the house for my name.'
1 Kings 9:1 It happened, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of Yahweh, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,
1 Kings 9:15 This is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised, to build the house of Yahweh, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.
1 Kings 9:19 and all the storage cities that Solomon had, and the cities for his chariots, and the cities for his horsemen, and that which Solomon desired to build for his pleasure in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.
1 Kings 9:24 But Pharaoh's daughter came up out of the city of David to her house which Solomon had built for her: then did he build Millo.
1 Kings 11:7 Then did Solomon build a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, on the mountain that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech the abomination of the children of Ammon.
1 Kings 11:38 It shall be, if you will listen to all that I command you, and will walk in my ways, and do that which is right in my eyes, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did; that I will be with you, and will build you a sure house, as I built for David, and will give Israel to you.
1 Kings 14:23 And they build -- also they -- for themselves high places, and standing-pillars, and shrines, on every high height, and under every green tree;
1 Kings 16:34 In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho: he laid its foundation with the loss of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates with the loss of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.
2 Kings 6:2 Let us go, please, to the Jordan, and every man a beam from there, and let us make us a place there, where we may dwell." He answered, "Go!"
2 Kings 17:9 And the children of Israel did secretly against the Lord their God things which were not right, building high places for themselves in all their towns, from the tower of the watchmen to the walled town.
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