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  • (Hebrew: qahal, 'edah; Greek: ekklesia)

  • (The people of God; the collective body of believers. (Also, CONGREGATION, ASSEMBLY, THE BODY OF CHRIST.))

  • Called COURTS
    Psalm 65:4; 84:2,10; 92:13; 96:8; 100:4; 116:19; Isaiah 1:12; 62:9; Zechariah 3:7

  • HOUSE OF GOD
    Genesis 28:17,22; Joshua 9:23; Judges 18:31; 20:18,26; 21:2; 1 Chronicles 9:11; 24:5; 2 Chronicles 5:14; 22:12; 24:13; 33:7; 36:19; Ezra 5:8,15; 7:20,23; Nehemiah 6:10; 11:11; 13:11; Psalm 42:4; 52:8; 55:14; 84:10; Ecclesiastes 5:1; Isaiah 2:3; Hosea 9:8; Joel 1:16; Micah 4:2; Zechariah 7:2; Matthew 12:4; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 10:21; 1 Peter 4:17

  • HOUSE OF THE LORD
    Exodus 23:19; 34:26; Deuteronomy 23:18; Joshua 6:24; Judges 19:18; 1 Samuel 1:7,24; 2 Samuel 12:20; 1 Kings 3:1; 6:37; 7:40; 8:10,63; 10:5; 2 Kings 11:3,4,15,18,19; 12:4,9,10,13,16; 16:18; 20:8; 23:2,7,11; 25:9; 1 Chronicles 6:31; 22:1,11,14; 23:4; 26:12; 2 Chronicles 8:16; 26:21; 29:5,15; 33:15; 34:15; 36:14; Ezra 7:27; Psalm 23:6; 27:4; 92:13; 116:19; 118:26; 122:1,9; 134:1; Isaiah 2:2; 37:14; Jeremiah 17:26; 20:1,2; 26:2,7; 28:1,5; 29:26; 35:2; 36:5,6; 38:14; 41:5; 51:51; Lamentations 2:7; Ezekiel 44:4; Haggai 1:2; Zechariah 8:9

  • SANCTUARY
    Exodus 25:8; Leviticus 19:30; 21:12; Numbers 3:28; 4:12; 7:9; 8:19; 10:21; 18:1,5; 19:20; 1 Chronicles 9:29; 22:19; 24:5; 28:10; 2 Chronicles 20:8; 26:18; 29:21; 30:8,19; Nehemiah 10:39; Psalm 20:2; 28:2; 63:2; 68:24; 73:17; 74:3,7; 77:13; 78:69; 150:1; Isaiah 16:12; 63:18; Lamentations 2:7,20; 4:1; Ezekiel 5:11; 42:20; 44:5,27; 45:3; 48:8,21; Daniel 8:11,13,14; 9:17,26; 11:31; Hebrews 8:2; 9:1,2

  • HOUSE OF PRAYER
    Isaiah 56:7; Matthew 21:13

  • TABERNACLE
    Exodus 26:1; Leviticus 26:11; Joshua 22:19; Psalm 15:1; 61:4; 76:2; Hebrews 8:2,5; 9:2,11; Revelation 13:6; 21:3

  • TEMPLE
    1 Samuel 1:9; 3:3; 2 Kings 11:10,13; Ezra 4:1; Psalm 5:7; 11:4; 27:4; 29:9; 48:9; 68:29; Isaiah 6:1; Malachi 3:1; Matthew 4:5; 23:16; Luke 18:10; 24:53

  • ZION
    Psalm 9:11; 48:11; 74:2; 132:13; 137:1; Isaiah 35:10; Jeremiah 31:6; 50:5; Joel 2:1,15

  • HOLY PLACE
    Exodus 28:29; 38:24; Leviticus 6:16; 10:17; 14:13; 16:2-24; Joshua 5:15; 1 Kings 8:8; 1 Chronicles 23:32; 2 Chronicles 29:5; 30:27; 35:5; Ezra 9:8; Psalm 24:3; 46:4; 68:17; Ecclesiastes 8:10; Isaiah 57:15; Ezekiel 41:4; 42:13; 45:4; Matthew 24:15; Acts 6:13; 21:28; Hebrews 9:12,25

  • HOLY TEMPLE
    Psalm 5:7; 11:4; 65:4; 79:1; 138:2; Jonah 2:4,7; Micah 1:2; Habakkuk 2:20; Ephesians 2:21; 3:17

  • MY FATHER'S HOUSE
    John 2:16; 14:2

  • HOLY
    Exodus 30:26-29; 40:9; Leviticus 8:10,11; 16:13; 19:30; 21:12; Numbers 7:1; 1 Kings 9:3; 1 Chronicles 29:3; 2 Chronicles 3:8; Isaiah 64:11; Ezekiel 23:39; 1 Corinthians 3:17

  • EDIFICES

  • MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS
    • Called THE CONGREGATION in the O. T. (K. J. V. and others)
      Exodus 12:3,6,19,47; 16:1,2,9,10,22; Leviticus 4:13,15; 10:17; Leviticus 24:14
    • Called CHURCH in the N. T. (K. J. V.), but CONGREGATION Earlier in Tyndale's translation
      Matthew 16:18; 18:17; Acts 2:47; 1 Corinthians 11:18; 14:19,23,28,33,34; 15:9; Galatians 1:13
    • Also called
      • ASSEMBLY OF THE SAINTS
        Psalm 89:7
      • ASSEMBLY OF THE UPRIGHT
        Psalm 111:1
    • BODY OF CHRIST
      Ephesians 1:22,23; Colossians 1:24
    • BRANCH OF GOD'S PLANTING
      Isaiah 60:21
    • BRIDE OF CHRIST
      Revelation 21:9
    • CHURCH OF GOD
      Acts 20:28
    • CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD
      1 Timothy 3:15
    • CHURCH OF THE FIRSTBORN
      Hebrews 12:23
    • CITY OF THE LIVING GOD
      Hebrews 12:22
    • CONGREGATION OF SAINTS
      Psalm 149:1
    • CONGREGATION OF THE LORD'S POOR
      Psalm 74:19
    • DOVE
      Song of Solomon 2:14; 5:2
    • FAMILY IN HEAVEN AND EARTH
      Ephesians 3:15
    • FLOCK OF GOD
      Ezekiel 34:15; 1 Peter 5:2
    • FOLD OF CHRIST
      John 10:16
    • GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE FIRSTBORN (people)
      Hebrews 12:23
    • GOLDEN CANDLESTICK (lampstand)
      Revelation 1:20
    • GOD'S BUILDING
      1 Corinthians 3:9
    • GOD'S HUSBANDRY (farm)
      1 Corinthians 3:9
    • GOD'S HERITAGE
      Joel 3:2; 1 Peter 5:3
    • HABITATION OF GOD
      Ephesians 2:22
    • HEAVENLY JERUSALEM
      Galatians 4:26; Hebrews 12:22
    • HOLY CITY
      Revelation 21:2
    • HOLY MOUNTAIN
      Zechariah 8:3
    • HOLY HILL
      Psalm 2:6; 15:1
    • HOUSE OF GOD
      1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 10:21
    • THE GOD OF JACOB
      Isaiah 2:3
    • HOUSE OF CHRIST
      Hebrews 3:6
    • HOUSEHOLD OF GOD
      Ephesians 2:19
    • INHERITANCE
      Psalm 28:9; Isaiah 19:25
    • ISRAEL OF GOD
      Galatians 6:16
    • KING'S DAUGHTER
      Psalm 45:13
    • KINGDOM OF GOD
      Matthew 6:33; 12:28; 19:24; 21:31
    • KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
      Matthew 3:2; 4:17; 10:7; 5:3,10,19,20
    • HIS KINGDOM
      Psalm 103:19; 145:12; Matthew 16:28; Luke 1:33
    • MY KINGDOM
      John 18:36
    • THY KINGDOM
      Psalm 45:6; 145:11,13; Matthew 6:10; Luke 23:42
    • LAMB'S BRIDE
      Ephesians 5:22-32; Revelation 22:17
    • LAMB'S WIFE
      Revelation 19:7-9; 21:9
    • LOT OF GOD'S INHERITANCE
      Deuteronomy 32:9
    • MOUNT ZION
      Hebrews 12:22
    • MOUNTAIN OF THE LORD'S HOUSE
      Isaiah 2:2
    • NEW JERUSALEM
      Revelation 21:2
    • PILLAR AND GROUND OF THE TRUTH
      1 Timothy 3:15
    • PLACE OF GOD'S THRONE
      Ezekiel 43:7
    • PLEASANT PORTION
      Jeremiah 12:10
    • SANCTUARY OF GOD
      Psalm 114:2
    • SISTER OF CHRIST
      Song of Solomon 4:12; 5:2
    • SPIRITUAL HOUSE
      1 Peter 2:5
    • SPOUSE OF CHRIST
      Song of Solomon 4:12; 5:1
    • STRENGTH AND GLORY OF GOD
      Psalm 78:61
    • SOUGHT OUT, A CITY NOT FORSAKEN
      Isaiah 62:12
    • THE LORD'S PORTION
      Deuteronomy 32:9
    • TEMPLE OF GOD
      1 Corinthians 3:16,17
    • TEMPLE OF THE LIVING GOD
      2 Corinthians 6:16
    • VINEYARD
      Jeremiah 12:10; Matthew 21:41
    • Christ's love for
      John 10:8,11,12; Ephesians 5:25-32; Revelation 3:9
    • Loved by believers
      Psalm 87:7; 137:5; 1 Corinthians 12:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:9
    • Is prayed for
      Psalm 122:6; Isaiah 62:6
    • Dear to God
      Isaiah 43:4
    • Safe under his care
      Psalm 46:1,2,5
    • Salt and light of the world
      Matthew 5:13
    • Militant
      Song of Solomon 6:10; Philippians 2:25; 2 Timothy 2:3; 4:7; Philippians 1:2
    • God defends
      Psalm 89:18; Isaiah 4:5; 49:25; Matthew 16:18
    • God provides ministers for
      Jeremiah 3:15; Ephesians 4:11,12
    • Is glorious
      Psalm 45:13; Ephesians 5:27
    • Is clothed in righteousness
      Revelation 10:8
    • Believers continually added to, by the Lord
      Acts 2:47; 5:14; 11:24
    • Unity of
      Romans 12:5; 1 Corinthians 10:17; 12:12; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 4:4
    • Privileges of
      Psalm 36:8; 87:5
    • Worship of, to be attended
      Hebrews 10:25
    • Harmonious fellowship of
      Psalm 133; John 13:34; Acts 4:32; Philippians 1:4; 2:1; 1 John 3; 4
    • Divisions in, to be shunned
      Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 3:3
    • Baptized (immersed) into by one Spirit
      1 Corinthians 12:13
    • Ministers commanded to feed
      Acts 20:28
    • Is edified by the word
      Romans 12:6; 1 Corinthians 14:4,13; Ephesians 4:15,16; Colossians 3:16
    • The wicked persecute
      Acts 8:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 2:14,15
    • Not to be despised
      1 Corinthians 11:22
    • Defiling of, will be punished
      1 Corinthians 3:17
    • Extent of, predicted
      Isaiah 2:2; Ezekiel 17:2; Daniel 2:34,35
    • See ECCLESIASTICISM
    • See JESUS, KINGDOM OF
    • See MINISTERS
    • See USURPATION, IN ECCLESIASTICAL AFFAIRS

  • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
    Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalm 2:6; 9:11,14; 14:7; 20:2; 46:4,5; 48:1,2,11-13; 50:2; 51:18; 53:6; 65:1; 69:35,36; 74:2; 84:1-10; 87:1-6; 99:2; 102:13,14,16,19-21; 110:2; 111:1; 114:2; 125:1; 126:1,2; 129:5; 132:13-16; 133:1-3; 134:1-3; 137:1-6; 149:2; Isaiah 1:8,27; 2:3; 4:2-6; 12:6; 14:32; 24:23; 27:2,3; 28:5,16; 31:4,5; 33:5,14,20-24; 35:1-10; 40:9-11; 43:1-7,21,25; 44:23; 49:14-17; 52:1,2,7-12; 59:20; 60:1-6,19-21; 61:1-3; 62:1,3,11,12; 66:8,18; Jeremiah 3:14,15; 12:10; 13:11; 31:6,7,12,23; 33:9; 43:7; Joel 2:1,15-17; Zechariah 8:3; Matthew 13:24; 16:18; Acts 7:38; 20:28; 1 Corinthians 3:9; 12:28; 15:9; 2 Corinthians 8:1; Ephesians 1:22,23; 2:21,22; 3:15,21; 5:23-27,29; Colossians 1:24; 1 Timothy 3:14,15; Hebrews 3:6; 12:22,23; 1 Peter 2:5; Revelation 1:20; 21:2,11,23

  • BACKSLIDDEN
    Psalm 12:1; 80:1-19; Isaiah 1:2-27; 17:9-11; 43:22-28; Jeremiah 2:5-34; 3:1-25; 8:5-22; 9:1-3; 10:19-22; 18:11-17; 50:4-7; Ezekiel 2:3-5; 5:5-17; 16:23; Hosea 2; 4; 6; Joel 2; Amos 6; Matthew 21:33-46; Mark 12:1-12; Luke 13:6-9; Revelation 2:1-6,12-25; 3:1-4,14-20

  • BENEFICENCE OF

  • CHRIST, HEAD OF
    Psalm 118:22,23; Isaiah 33:22; 55:4; Matthew 12:6,8; 21:42,43; 23:8,10; Mark 2:28; 12:10; Luke 6:5; 20:17,18; John 13:13; 15:1-8; Acts 2:36; Romans 8:29; 9:5; 1 Corinthians 3:11; 11:3; 12:5; Ephesians 1:10,22,23; 2:20-22; 4:15; 5:23-32; Colossians 1:13,18; 2:10,19; 3:11; Hebrews 3:3,6; 1 Peter 2:7; Revelation 1:13; 2:1,9,12,13,18,19; 3:1,7; 5:6; 21:22,23; 22:16

  • CHRISTIAN, DIVINELY ESTABLISHED
    Matthew 16:15-18; Ephesians 2:20-22; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:15

  • CORRUPTION IN
    Hosea 4:9; Micah 3:1-4,9,11; Matthew 21:33-41,45; 23:2-7,13-33; 26:14-16,59-68; Mark 12:1-12; 14:10,11; Luke 22:3-6

  • DECREES OF
    Acts 15:28,29; 16:4

  • DESIGN OF
    Romans 3:2; 9:4; Ephesians 2:20-22; 1 Timothy 3:15

  • DISSENSIONS IN
    1 Corinthians 1:11-13; 3:3,4; 11:18,19; 2 Corinthians 12:20,21

  • DUTY OF, TO MINISTERS
    1 Corinthians 16:10,11; Philippians 2:29; 4:10-18; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; 1 Timothy 5:17; Hebrews 13:7,17

  • GOVERNMENT OF, MOSAIC AND CHRISTIAN
    Deuteronomy 17:8-13; Matthew 16:19; Luke 9:46-48; 22:24-30; John 20:23; Acts 1:15,23-26; 6:2,3,5,6; 11:22,29,30; 13:1,3,5; 14:23; 15:1-31; 16:4,5; 20:17,28; 1 Corinthians 7:17; 11:2,33,34; 12:5,28; 14:26,33,40; 16:3,16; 2 Corinthians 2:2-11; Galatians 2:9,10; Ephesians 4:11,12; Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:1-13; 4:14; 5:1,22; 2 Timothy 1:6; Titus 1:5; Hebrews 13:17,24; James 5:14,15; 1 Peter 5:1-3; 3 John 1:9,10; Jude 1:22,23

  • RULES OF DISCIPLINE IN, MOSAIC AND CHRISTIAN
    Genesis 17:14; Exodus 12:15; 30:33,37,38; Leviticus 7:27; 17:8,9; 19:5-8; 20:18; 22:3; Numbers 9:13; 15:31; 19:13,20; Deuteronomy 13:12-18; 17:2-13; 19:16-21; 21:1-9,18-21; 22:13-29; Ezra 10:1-44; Matthew 16:19; 18:15-18; John 9:22,34,35; 16:2; 20:23; Romans 14:1; 15:1-3; 16:17; 1 Corinthians 4:19,21; 5:1,2,4-7,11-13; 16:22; 2 Corinthians 2:6-8,10,11; 6:14,15; 7:8; 10:1-11; 13:1,2,10; Galatians 5:10,12; 6:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; 2 Thessalonians 3:6,14,15; 1 Timothy 1:19,20; 5:1,2,19,20; 6:3-5; 2 Timothy 4:2; Titus 1:13; 2:15; 3:10,11; 2 John 1:10,11; Jude 1:22,23; Revelation 22:19

  • LOVE FOR
    Psalm 102:14; 122:6,9; 128:5,6; 137:1-6; Isaiah 22:4; 58:12; 62:1,6,7; 66:10,13,14; Jeremiah 9:1; 14:17; 51:50,51; Lamentations 2:11; 3:48-51

  • MEMBERSHIP IN
    Isaiah 44:5; Ezekiel 44:6,7,9; Matthew 12:50; 19:14; Mark 10:14; Luke 18:16; John 15:5,6; Acts 2:41,47; 4:4; 5:14; 9:35,42; 11:21; Romans 12:4,5; 1 Corinthians 3:11-15; 12:12-28; Ephesians 4:25; 5:30; Philippians 4:3; Revelation 21:27

  • PROPHECIES CONCERNING PROSPERITY OF
    Genesis 12:3; 49:10; Deuteronomy 32:21; Psalm 2:8; 22:27-31; 46:4,10; 65:2; 66:4; 68:31,32; 69:35,36; 72:1-20; 85:10-12; 86:9; 87:4; 89:1-37; 96:1-13; 102:13-16,18-22; 110:1-7; 113:3; 118:24; 126:5,6; 132:15-17; 138:4,5; 145:10,11; Isaiah 2:2-5; 4:2,3,5,6; 9:1-7; 11:1-10; 18:7; 19:24,25; 23:17,18; 24:16; 25:6-8; 29:18-24; 30:20; 32:1-20; 33:5,13-24; 35:1-10; 40:4-11; 41:17-20; 42:1-12; 44:3-5; 45:6,8,14,23,24; 46:12,13; 49:6-12,18-23; 51:3-16; 52:1-15; 53:10-12; 54:1-17; 55:1-13; 56:3-8; 59:19-21; 60:1-22; 61:1-11; 62:1-12; 65:1-25; 66:7-23; Jeremiah 3:17; 4:2; 16:19-21; 31:7-9,34; 33:22; Ezekiel 17:22-24; 34:23-31; 47:1-12; Daniel 2:35,44,45; 7:13,14,18,22,27; 12:1-13; Joel 2:26-32; 3:18; Amos 9:11,12; Micah 4:1-7; 5:2-15; Habakkuk 2:14; Zephaniah 2:11; 3:9-20; Haggai 2:7-9; Zechariah 2:10,11; 6:15; 8:20-23; 9:1,9-17; 14:8-21; Malachi 1:11; Matthew 8:11; 11:5,11; 13:16,17,31-33; 16:18; Mark 4:26-32; Luke 7:22; John 8:35; 10:16; Acts 2:16-21; Romans 1:5-7; 1 Corinthians 15:24-28; Ephesians 1:10; Hebrews 12:23,24,27,28; Revelation 5:10,13,14; 11:15; 12:10; 15:4; 20:4-6; 21:9-27; 22:1-5

  • LIST OF CONGREGATIONS OF CHRISTIANS
    • Antioch
      Acts 13:1
    • Asia
      1 Corinthians 16:19; Revelation 1:4
    • Babylon
      1 Peter 5:13
    • Cenchrea
      Romans 16:1
    • Caesarea
      Acts 18:22
    • Cilicia
      Acts 15:41
    • Corinth
      1 Corinthians 1:2
    • Ephesus
      Ephesians 1:22; Revelation 2:1
    • Galatia
      Galatians 1:2
    • Galilee
      Acts 9:31
    • Jerusalem
      Acts 15:4
    • Joppa
      Acts 9:42
    • Judaea
      Acts 9:31
    • Laodicea
      Revelation 3:14
    • Pergamos
      Revelation 2:12
    • Philadelphia
      Revelation 3:7
    • Samaria
      Acts 9:31
    • Sardis
      Revelation 3:1
    • Smyrna
      Revelation 2:8
    • Syria
      Acts 15:41
    • Thessalonica
      1 Thessalonians 1:1
    • Thyatira
      Revelation 2:18

  • UNITY OF
    Psalm 133:1; John 10:16; 17:11,21-23; Romans 12:4,5; 1 Corinthians 10:17; 12:5,12-27; Galatians 3:26-28; Ephesians 1:10; 2:14-19,21; 3:6,15; <

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Church'. Nave's Topical Bible. http://.studylight.org/con/ntb/view.cgi?n=1107. 1896.

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