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I will Build My Church = Yahweh Built the Woman

I will BUILD My Church parallels the Lord God made (the Biblical Hebrew is BUILT) a woman. Discover this amazing prediction and symbolism.

I will build My Church. The building of the woman, in Genesis 2, foreshadowed this momentous pronouncement by Christ.
I will build My Church. The building (in Biblical Hebrew) of the woman in Genesis 2 foreshadowed this momentous pronouncement by Christ.

H1129

בָּנָה bânâh baw-naw’; a primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively):

KJV — (begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), ⨯ surely.

Acts 15:14–18

14 Simeon [the Apostle Peter] has declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

15 And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written,

16 After this I [Christ; the Lord, verse 17] will return, and will build again (G456 from G3618) the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again (G456 from G3618) the ruins thereof, and I will set it up:

17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, says the Lord, who does all these things.

18 Known to God are all his works from the beginning of the world.

Matthew 16:18

And I [Jesus] say also to you, That you are Peter (G4074 — Petros), and upon this rock (G4073 — Petra) I will build (G3816) my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

G3618
οἰκοδομέω oikodomeō oy-kod-om-eh’-o; From the same as G3619; to be a house builder that is construct or (figuratively) confirm: — (be in) build (-er -ing up) edify embolden.

1 Peter 2:7

To you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone (G3037) which the builders G3618 disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

1 Peter 2:5

You also, as lively stones, are built up (G3618) a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

The spiritual implication of build.

Acts 9:31

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified (G3618); and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

1 Corinthians 8:11

… we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies (G3618).

1 Thessalonians 5:11

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify (G3618) one another, even as also you do.

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