Except Except the Lord build the house, Ps. 127:1. Can two walk together, except they be agreed, Amos 3:3. except your righteousness shall exceed, Matt. 5:20 (3 Ne. 12:20). Except ye be converted, and become as little children, Matt. 18:3. except those days should be shortened, Matt. 24:22 (Mark 13:20; JS—M 1:20).