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Edify
Edification
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Edification; Edify
Edification; Edify The Gk. oikodoméō, “build,” and oikidomḗ, “the act of building,” are used both literally and figuratively in the NT (cf. literal use in Mt. 7:24, 26 par Lk. 6:47, 49; Mt. 16:18; 21:33; 26:61 par Mk. 14:58; Lk. 4:29; etc.). “Edify,” “edifying,” “edification,” are the translation
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EDIFICATION; EDIFY
EDIFICATION; EDIFY<ed-i-fi-ka’-shun>, <ed’-i-fi>: The Greek words [οἰκοδομέω, oikodomeo], “to build,” [οἰκοδομή, oikodome], “the act of building,” are used both literally and figuratively in the New Testament; “edify,” “edifying,” “edification,” are the translation of the King James Version
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Edification, Edify
EDIFICATION, ed-i-fi-kāʹshun, EDIFY, edʹi-fī: The Gr words οἰκοδομέω, oikodoméō, “to build,” οἰκοδομή, oikodomḗ, “the act of building,” are used both lit. and fig. in the NT; “edify,” “edifying,” “edification,” are the tr of AV in some 20 passages, all in the fig. sense of the promotion of growth