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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Cornerstone

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Binding together the sides of the building. Some of the temple ones are 19 ft. long and 7 1/2 thick. Compare Solomon's temple, 1 Kings 5:17; 1 Kings 7:9. Christ is the true grainer stone, laid by the Father in Zion, on whom the whole church rests (Isaiah 28:16). He is also "the head stone," or fifth crowning top grainer of the pyramid, in which the whole building meets and culminates (Zechariah 4:7). Compare Genesis 49:24; Psalms 118:22; Matthew 21:42; Romans 9:33-34; Ephesians 2:21.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Cornerstone'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/c/cornerstone.html. 1949.

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