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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3619 - οἰκοδομή
- (the act of) building, building up
- metaph. edifying, edification
- the act of one who promotes another's growth in Christian wisdom, piety, happiness, holiness
- a building (i.e. the thing built, edifice)
I = -δόμησις, -δομία, PCair.Zen. 499.93 (iii B. C.), prov. Lacon. ap. Suid. s.v. ἵππους, LXX 1 Chronicles 26:27, PGrenf. 1.21.17 (ii B.C.), OGI 655.2 (i B.C.), D.S. 1.46, Eratosth. ap. Str. 16.1.15, Str. 5.2.5, Plu. Cam. 32: condemned by Phryn. 394: earlier examples, as Arist. EN 1137b30 (v.l.), Thphr. HP 3.8.5 codd., are dub.
II = sq., Matthew 24:1, Plu. Luc. 39, CIG 4449 (Beroea), al.: metaph., 1 Corinthians 3:9.
† οἰκοδομή , -ῆς , ἡ
(<οἶκος , + δέμω , to build),
= cl. οἰκοδομία (q.v.), -δόμησις (Thuc., Plat.),
1. the act of building; in NT always metaph., building up, edifying: Romans 14:19; Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 14:26, 2 Corinthians 10:8; 2 Corinthians 13:10, Ephesians 4:29; c. gen. obj., 1 Corinthians 14:12, 2 Corinthians 12:19, Ephesians 4:12; Ephesians 4:16; λαλεῖν , λαβεῖν , οἰ ., 1 Corinthians 14:3.
2. = οἰκοδόμημα , a building: Matthew 24:1, Mark 13:1-2; metaph., 1 Corinthians 3:9, 2 Corinthians 5:1, Ephesians 2:21.†
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";rise early,"; takes the place of the classical ὀρθρεύω in Biblical Greek (except in Tobit 9:6 B) : see Luke 21:38 and the LXX saepe. According to Thumb (Hellen. p. 123) the dependence of the verb on the Heb. הִשְׁבִּים in the sense of ";rise early"; is very improbable, and reference is made to such analogous verbs in MGr as νυχτορεύω, ";work throughout the night,"; and μεσημεριάζω, ";do something at midday.";
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