The Cornerstone in the Bible

The Bible’s Cornerstone

What follows are selected Biblical passages which mention the Cornerstone by name. Here they are:

 

Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? On what were its footings set or who laid its Cornerstone while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy?

– Job 38:5-7

The stone that the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone.

– Psalm 118:22

The princes of Zoan have acted foolishly,The princes of Memphis are deluded. Those who are the Cornerstone of her tribes have led Egypt astray.

– Isaiah 19:13

The LORD says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious Cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who trusts will never be dismayed.’

– Isaiah 28:16

 

Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone This was the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’?”

– Matthew 21:4

Have you not read this Scripture: ‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone?’

Mark 12:10

(Jesus) looked directly at them and said, “What then is this that is written: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone’?

– Luke 20:17

This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the Cornerstone.

– Acts 4:11

Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, Built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the Cornerstone.

– Ephesians 2:20

For in Scripture it says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious Cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.’

– 1 Peter 2:6

 

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You boast, ‘We have entered into a covenant with death, with the grave we have made an agreement. When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by, it cannot touch us, for we have made a lie, our refuge and falsehood, our hiding place.’ So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious Cornerstone for a sure foundation. The one who trusts will never be dismayed.’

– Isaiah 28:15-16

 

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