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Building and construction
Concepts of building and construction
Key passages
Ge 11:3–4

And they said to each other, “Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly.” And they had brick for stone and they had tar for mortar. And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower whose top reaches to the heavens. And let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered …

Ex 27:9–21

“You will make the courtyard of the tabernacle; for the south side will be hangings for the courtyard of finely twisted linen, one hundred cubits long for the one side. And its twenty pillars and their twenty bases will be bronze; the hooks of the pillars …

1 Esd 5:57

and laid the foundation of the temple of God on the new moon of the second month of the second year after they came to Judah and Jerusalem.

1 Esd 6:8–10

Let it be fully known to our lord the king that upon arriving in the country of Judah and the city of Jerusalem we found the elders of the Judeans of the captivity building in the city of Jerusalem a big new house to the Lord with polished stones, costly timber being laid in the houses. And …