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Foundation


1. The lowest part of a building, and on which it rests. Lu 14:29; Ac 16:26.

2. Figuratively applied to

a. The heavens. 2Sa 22:8.

b. The earth. Job 38:4; Ps 104:5.

c. The world. Ps 18:15; Mt 13:35.

d. The mountains. De 32:22.

e. The ocean. Ps 104:8.

f. Kingdoms. Ex 9:18.

3. Laid for

a. Cities. Jos 6:26; 1Ki 16:34.

b. Walls. Ezr 4:12; Re 21:14.

c. Houses. Lu 6:48.

d. Temples. 1Ki 6:37; Ezr 3:10.

e. Towers. Lu 14:28,29.

4. Described as

a. Of stone. 1Ki 5:17.

b. Deep laid. Lu 6:48.

c. Strongly laid. Ezr 6:3.

d. Joined together by corner stones. Ezr 4:12; 1Pe 2:6; Eph 2:20.

5. Security afforded by. Mt 7:25; Lu 6:48.

6. Illustrative of

a. Christ. Isa 28:16; 1Co 3:11.

b. Doctrines of the apostles, &c. Eph 2:20.

c. First principles of the gospel. Heb 6:1,2.

d. Decrees and purposes of God. 2Ti 2:19.

e. Magistrates. Ps 82:5.

f. The righteous. Pr 10:25.

g. Hope of saints. Ps 87:1.

h. Security of saints’ inheritance. Heb 11:10.