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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2026 - ἐποικοδομέω

Transliteration
epoikodoméō
Phonetics
ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o
Origin
from (G1909) and (G3618)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
5:147,674
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to build upon, build up
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (8)
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
Jude
1
NAS (8)
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
HCS (7)
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
Jude
1
BSB (7)
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
Jude
1
ESV (7)
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
WEB (7)
1 Corinthians
4
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
Jude
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐποικοδομ-έω,

I

1. build up, -ήσαντας αὐτὸ (sc. τὸ τεῖχος) ὑψηλότερον Th. 7.4, cf. X. HG 6.5.12, D. 55.25: metaph., pile up, use a climax, Arist. Rh. 1365a16, Rh.Al. 1426b3.

2. build upon, ἐπὶ κρηπῖδι X. An. 3.4.11; ἐπὶ κρηπῖδος Pl. Lg. 736e; ἐπὶ τοὺς τοίχους OGI 483.117 (Pergam., ii B.C.): metaph., Pl. Lg. 793c (Pass.); φύσει μαθήματα Ph. 1.610; τινὶ εὐτονίαν, ἀσφάλειαν, Arr. Epict. 2.15.8 (Pass.); ἐπὶ θεμέλιον or θεμελίῳ, 1 Corinthians 3:12, Ephesians 2:20; θεμελίοις Sor. 1.47 (Pass.); τοῖς ἀληθέσιν ἐψευσμένα Paus. 8.2.6, cf. Dam. Pr. 87 (Pass.). edify, ἑαυτοὺς τῇ πίστει Judges 1:20 : Pass., -ούμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Colossians 2:7.

II = cross ἐπιτειχίζω, Plb. 2.46.5: Med., στρατόπεδα πέντε -ησάμενος Arr. An. 2.1.2.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐπ -οικοδομέω , - ,

in NT, always metaph., of the spiritual life regarded as a building (Cremer, 449);

1. to build upon: 1 Corinthians 3:10; 1 Corinthians 3:12; 1 Corinthians 3:14; pass., Ephesians 2:20.

2. to build up: Colossians 2:7, 1 Peter 2:5 (T, οἰκοδ - WH, Rec.), Judges 1:20.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In connexion with the sale of a piece of land, power is given to the purchaser καὶ ἐ ̣μβατεύειν [καὶ ἐποι ]κοδομεῖν καὶ ἐγμισθοῦν [καὶ ] ἑτέροις παραχωρεῖν (BGU IV. 1130.14—B.C. 5) : cf. P Giss I. 67.12 (ii/A.D.) οὐ [κ ] ἐπῳκοδομήσαμε ̣ν ταῖς κ ̣ε ̣λλ ̣αις, ";wir haben nicht an den Magazinen (Kellern) weiter gebaut"; (Ed.), and Epict. ii. 15. 8 ἐποικοδομεῖν αὐτῷ τὴν εὐτονίαν, τὴν ἀσφάλειαν, ";build on it (a sound foundation) your firmness and unshaken resolve"; (Matheson). For the constr. with ἐπί, as in 1 Corinthians 3:12, see OGIS 483.117 (ii/B.C.) μὴ ἐξουσία δὲ ἔστω ἐπὶ τοὺς κοινοὺς τοίχους μήτε ἐποικοδομεῖν μήτε διορύσσειν μήτε ἄλλο καταβλάπτειν μηθέν : cf Syll 531.32 (iii/B.C.) ἐποικοδομήσει τειχίον ὑπὲρ γῆς, and for the subst. ib. 543.4 τῆς ἐποικοδομίας τῶν προκειμένων χωμάτων.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εποικοδομει εποικοδομεί ἐποικοδομεῖ εποικοδομηθεντες εποικοδομηθέντες ἐποικοδομηθέντες εποικοδομήσαι εποικοδομησεν ἐποικοδόμησεν εποικοδομουμενοι εποικοδομούμενοι ἐποικοδομούμενοι εποικοδομουντες εποικοδομούντες ἐποικοδομοῦντες επωκοδόμησεν epoikodomei epoikodomeî epoikodomesen epoikodomēsen epoikodómesen epoikodómēsen epoikodomethentes epoikodomethéntes epoikodomēthentes epoikodomēthéntes epoikodomoumenoi epoikodomoúmenoi epoikodomountes epoikodomoûntes
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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