Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

feminine (abstract) of a compound of 3624 and the base of 1430

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:144

KJV Translation Count — 18x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: edifying (7), building (6), edification (4), wherewith (one) may edify (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (the act of) building, building up
2. metaph. edifying, edification
a. the act of one who promotes another's growth in Christian wisdom, piety, happiness, holiness
3. a building (i.e. the thing built, edifice)

Strong's Definitions

oy-kod-om-ay'; feminine (abstract) of a compound of (3624) (οἰ̑κος) and the base of (1430) (δω̑μα); architecture, i.e. (concrete) a structure; figurative confirmation: — building, edify (-ication, -ing).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the G3619s of the temple.


And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith unto him, Master, see what manner of stones and what G3619s are here!


And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great G3619s? there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.


Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things G3619 one G3619 G3619 another.


Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to G3619.


For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's G3619.


But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to G3619, and exhortation, and comfort.


I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church G3619 receive G3619.


Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye G3619 excel to the G3619 of the church.


How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto G3619.