Cornerstone in the Bible

General scriptures concerning

  • Job 38:6 Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;

See STONE

Bible Encyclopedia for CORNER-STONE.

FIGURATIVE

  • Psalms 144:12 That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Cornerstone.

Of Christ

  • Psalms 118:22 The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
  • Isaiah 28:16 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.
  • Matthew 21:42 Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
  • Mark 12:10 And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
  • Luke 20:17 And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
  • Acts 4:11 This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner.
  • 1 Corinthians 3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
  • Ephesians 2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
  • 1 Peter 2:6 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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