oikodomé: (the act of) building, a buildingOriginal Word: οἰκοδομή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (oy-kod-om-ay')
Short Definition: the act of building, a building, edification
Definition: (a) the act of building, (b) a building, (c) met: spiritual advancement, edification.
Cognate: 3619 oikodomḗ – properly, a building (edifice) serving as a home; (figuratively) constructive criticism and instruction that builds a person up to be the suitable dwelling place of God, i.e. where the Lord is "at home." See 3618 (oikodemeō).Word Origin
from oikos and the same as dóma
(the act of) building, a building
building (8), buildings (3), edification (5), edifying (1), upbuilding (1).
STRONGS NT 3619: οἰκοδομή
οἰκοδομή, οἰκοδομῆς, ἡ (οἶκος, and δέμω to build), a later Greek word, condemned by Phryn., yet used by Aristotle, Theophrastus, ((but both these thought to be doubtful)), Diodorus (1, 46), Philo (vit. Moys. i. § 40; de monarch. ii. § 2), Josephus, Plutarch, the Sept., and many others, for οἰκοδόμημα and οἰκοδόμησις; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 481ff, cf. p. 421; (Winer's Grammar, 24);
1. (the act of) building, building up, equivalent to τό οἰκοδομεῖν; as, τῶν τειχέων, 1 Macc. 16:23; τοῦ οἴκου τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 Chronicles 26:27; in the N. T. metaphorically, "edifying, edification, i. e. the act of one who promotes another's growth in Christian wisdom, piety, holiness, happiness" (see οἰκοδομέω, b. β'. (cf. Winer's Grammar, 35 (34))): Romans 14:19; Romans 15:2; (1 Corinthians 14:26); 2 Corinthians 10:8 (see below); ; Ephesians 4:29; with a genitive of the person whose growth is furthered, ὑμῶν, 2 Corinthians 12:19 (cf. 10:8); ἑαυτοῦ (Tdf. αὐτοῦ), Ephesians 4:16; τοῦ σώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ, Ephesians 4:12; τῆς ἐκκλησίας, 1 Corinthians 14:12; equivalent to τό ὀικοδομουν, what contributes to edification, or augments wisdom, etc. λαλεῖν, λαβεῖν, οἰκοδομήν, 1 Corinthians 14:3, 5.
2. equivalent to οἰκοδόμημα, a building (i. e. thing built, edifice): Mark 13:1f; τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Matthew 24:1; used of the heavenly body, the abode of the soul after death, 2 Corinthians 5:1; tropically, of a body of Christians, a Christian church (see οἰκοδομέω, b. β'.), Ephesians 2:21 (cf. πᾶς, I. 1 c.); with a genitive of the owner or occupant, Θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 3:9.<1>
Feminine (abstract) of a compound of oikos and the base of doma; architecture, i.e. (concretely) a structure; figuratively, confirmation -- building, edify(-ication, -ing).
see GREEK oikos
see GREEK doma οικοδομαι οικοδομαί οἰκοδομαί οικοδομας οικοδομάς οἰκοδομάς οἰκοδομὰς οικοδομη οικοδομή οἰκοδομή οἰκοδομὴ οικοδομην οικοδομήν οἰκοδομήν οἰκοδομὴν οικοδομης οικοδομής οἰκοδομῆς oikodomai oikodomaí oikodomas oikodomás oikodomàs oikodome oikodomē oikodomḗ oikodomḕ oikodomen oikodomēn oikodomḗn oikodomḕn oikodomes oikodomês oikodomēs oikodomē̂s
Strong's Greek 3619
οἰκοδομαί — 1 Occ.
οἰκοδομὰς — 2 Occ.
οἰκοδομή — 2 Occ.
οἰκοδομήν — 11 Occ.
οἰκοδομῆς — 2 Occ.
Matthew 24:1 N-AFP
BIB: αὐτῷ τὰς οἰκοδομὰς τοῦ ἱεροῦ
NAS: out the temple buildings to Him.
KJV: him the buildings of the temple.
INT: to him the buildings of the temple
Mark 13:1 N-NFP
BIB: καὶ ποταπαὶ οἰκοδομαί
NAS: stones and what wonderful buildings!
KJV: and what buildings [are here]!
INT: and what [wonderful] buildings
Mark 13:2 N-AFP
BIB: τὰς μεγάλας οἰκοδομάς οὐ μὴ
NAS: great buildings? Not one stone
KJV: these great buildings? there shall not
INT: great buildings no not
Romans 14:19 N-GFS
BIB: τὰ τῆς οἰκοδομῆς τῆς εἰς
NAS: the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.
KJV: one may edify another.
INT: the things for building up among
Romans 15:2 N-AFS
BIB: ἀγαθὸν πρὸς οἰκοδομήν
NAS: for his good, to his edification.
KJV: [his] good to edification.
INT: good for building up
1 Corinthians 3:9 N-NFS
BIB: γεώργιον θεοῦ οἰκοδομή ἐστε
NAS: field, God's building.
KJV: husbandry, [ye are] God's building.
INT: field God's building you are
1 Corinthians 14:3 N-AFS
BIB: ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ οἰκοδομὴν καὶ παράκλησιν
NAS: to men for edification and exhortation
KJV: unto men [to] edification, and
INT: to men speaks [for] building up and encouragement
1 Corinthians 14:5 N-AFS
BIB: ἡ ἐκκλησία οἰκοδομὴν λάβῃ
NAS: that the church may receive edifying.
KJV: the church may receive edifying.
INT: the church building up might receive
1 Corinthians 14:12 N-AFS
BIB: πρὸς τὴν οἰκοδομὴν τῆς ἐκκλησίας
NAS: to abound for the edification of the church.
KJV: to the edifying of the church.
INT: for the building up of the church
1 Corinthians 14:26 N-AFS
BIB: πάντα πρὸς οἰκοδομὴν γινέσθω
NAS: be done for edification.
KJV: be done unto edifying.
INT: All things for building up let be done
2 Corinthians 5:1 N-AFS
BIB: σκήνους καταλυθῇ οἰκοδομὴν ἐκ θεοῦ
NAS: we have a building from God,
KJV: we have a building of
INT: tabernacle be destroyed a building from God
2 Corinthians 10:8 N-AFS
BIB: κύριος εἰς οἰκοδομὴν καὶ οὐκ
NAS: gave for building you up and not for destroying
KJV: us for edification, and not
INT: Lord for building up and not
2 Corinthians 12:19 N-GFS
BIB: τῆς ὑμῶν οἰκοδομῆς
NAS: and all for your upbuilding, beloved.
KJV: for your edifying.
INT: your building up
2 Corinthians 13:10 N-AFS
BIB: μοι εἰς οἰκοδομὴν καὶ οὐκ
NAS: gave me for building up and not for tearing down.
KJV: me to edification, and not
INT: me for building up and not
Ephesians 2:21 N-NFS
BIB: ᾧ πᾶσα οἰκοδομὴ συναρμολογουμένη αὔξει
NAS: the whole building, being fitted together,
KJV: all the building fitly framed together
INT: whom the whole building fitted together increases
Ephesians 4:12 N-AFS
BIB: διακονίας εἰς οἰκοδομὴν τοῦ σώματος
NAS: of service, to the building up of the body
KJV: for the edifying of the body
INT: of [the] ministry for building up of the body
Ephesians 4:16 N-AFS
BIB: ποιεῖται εἰς οἰκοδομὴν ἑαυτοῦ ἐν
NAS: of the body for the building up of itself
KJV: unto the edifying of itself
INT: makes for itself to [the] building up of itself in
Ephesians 4:29 N-AFS
BIB: ἀγαθὸς πρὸς οἰκοδομὴν τῆς χρείας
NAS: [a word] as is good for edification according to the need
KJV: the use of edifying, that
INT: good for building up of the need