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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Build, Building
Build, Building. Construction, usually with wood, masonry, and similar materials. The Bible has many references to the building or rebuilding of altars, temples, houses, and whole cities. The term is sometimes used as a metaphor for God’s activity among his people (1 Pt 2:4–8).See Architecture; Industry
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Build; Building
Build; Building [Heb. bānâ, binyān, binyâ (Ezk. 41:13); Aram be; Gk. oikodoméō, kataskeuázō]. During Iron I, from the conquest till the end of the united monarchy (1200–900), Israelite building was inferior to that of the preceding Canaanite period; and it is highly significant that Solomon
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Build, Building
BUILD, BUILDING Construction, usually with wood, masonry, and similar materials. The Bible has many references to the building or rebuilding of altars, temples, houses, and whole cities. The term is sometimes used as a metaphor for God’s activity among his people (1 Pt 2:4–8). See Architecture.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Building
BUILDING. Buildings included homes, temples, city walls and other fortifications. Mud bricks dried in the sun (see Bricks) were used for the ordinary home, or stone if available. Roof timbers would be covered with clay or thatch. See Architecture.Solomon’s and Herod’s temples were made with costly materials
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Building
Buildingamong the Jews was suited to the climate and conditions of the country. They probably adopted the kind of architecture for their dwellings which they found already existing when they entered Canaan (Deut. 6:10; Num. 13:19). Phoenician artists (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Kings 5:6, 18) assisted at the erection
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Build, Building
Build, BuildingTo build is to exercise a primal urge to impose human order and control on the materials with which the world presents us. It is an implied resistance to both inertia and decay, and it answers to a deep-seated human need to produce something tangible and permanent. Something built is
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BUILD; BUILDING
BUILD; BUILDING<bild>, <bild’-ing> (בָּנָה‎ [banah], בִּנְיָה‎ [binyah], once (Ezekiel 41:13); [οἰκοδομέω, oikodomeo]).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Build, Building
build, building. The process and result of construction in masonry, wood, and other materials. The Hebrew verb bānâ H1215 means both “to repair” and “to rebuild,” and is applied to the work of both skilled and unskilled workmen (2 Chr. 34:11), since laborers would be required to assist the skilled
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Build, Building
BUILD, bild, BUILDING, bildʹing (בָּנָה‎, bānāh, בִּנְיָה‎, binyāh, once [Ezk 41:13]; οἰκοδομέω, oikodoméō): The building conditions existing at the time of the Heb conquest were rude and untutored, and, with the exception of the work of the Solomonic period, there was still little or no effort made
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