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Lexicon :: Strong's G3618 - oikodomeō


oi-ko-do-me'-ō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as οἰκοδομή (G3619)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:136,674

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strongs G3618 in the following manner: build (24x), edify (7x), builder (5x), build up (1x), be in building (1x), embolden (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to build a house, erect a building

    1. to build (up from the foundation)

    2. to restore by building, to rebuild, repair

  2. metaph.

    1. to found, establish

    2. to promote growth in Christian wisdom, affection, grace, virtue, holiness, blessedness

    3. to grow in wisdom and piety

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
οἰκοδομέω oikodoméō, oy-kod-om-eh'-o; from the same as G3619; to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm:—(be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G3618 matches the Greek οἰκοδομέω (oikodomeō),
which occurs 42 times in 38 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Mat 7:24

Mat 7:24

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built G3618 his house upon a rock:

Tools specific to Mat 7:26

Mat 7:26

And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built G3618 his house upon the sand:

Tools specific to Mat 16:18

Mat 16:18

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build G3618 my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Tools specific to Mat 21:33

Mat 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built G3618 a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:

Tools specific to Mat 21:42

Mat 21:42

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders G3618 rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?

Tools specific to Mat 23:29

Mat 23:29

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build G3618 the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,

Tools specific to Mat 26:61

Mat 26:61

And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build G3618 it in three days.

Tools specific to Mat 27:40

Mat 27:40

And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest G3618 it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.

Tools specific to Mar 12:1

Mar 12:1

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built G3618 a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Tools specific to Mar 12:10

Mar 12:10

And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders G3618 rejected is become the head of the corner:

Tools specific to Mar 14:58

Mar 14:58

We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build G3618 another made without hands.

Tools specific to Mar 15:29

Mar 15:29

And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest G3618 it in three days,

Tools specific to Luk 4:29

Luk 4:29

And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, G3618 that they might cast him down headlong.

Tools specific to Luk 6:48

Luk 6:48

He is like a man which built G3618 an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.

Tools specific to Luk 6:49

Luk 6:49

But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built G3618 an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Tools specific to Luk 7:5

Luk 7:5

For he loveth our nation, and he hath built G3618 us a synagogue.

Tools specific to Luk 11:47

Luk 11:47

Woe unto you! for ye build G3618 the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Tools specific to Luk 11:48

Luk 11:48

Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build G3618 their sepulchres.

Tools specific to Luk 12:18

Luk 12:18

And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build G3618 greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.

Tools specific to Luk 14:28

Luk 14:28

For which of you, intending to build G3618 a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

Tools specific to Luk 14:30

Luk 14:30

Saying, This man began to build, G3618 and was not able to finish.

Tools specific to Luk 17:28

Luk 17:28

Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; G3618

Tools specific to Luk 20:17

Luk 20:17

And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders G3618 rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?

Tools specific to Jhn 2:20

Jhn 2:20

Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was G3618 this temple in building, G3618 and wilt thou rear it up in three days?

Tools specific to Act 4:11

Act 4:11

This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, G3618 which is become the head of the corner.

Tools specific to Act 7:47

Act 7:47

But Solomon built G3618 him an house.

Tools specific to Act 7:49

Act 7:49

Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build G3618 me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

Tools specific to Act 9:31

Act 9:31

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; G3618 and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Tools specific to Rom 15:20

Rom 15:20

Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build G3618 upon another man's foundation:

Tools specific to 1Co 8:1

1Co 8:1

Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. G3618

Tools specific to 1Co 8:10

1Co 8:10

For if any man see thee which hast knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall G3618 not the conscience of him which is weak be emboldened G3618 to eat those things which are offered to idols;

Tools specific to 1Co 10:23

1Co 10:23

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify G3618 not.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:4

1Co 14:4

He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth G3618 himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth G3618 the church.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:17

1Co 14:17

For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is G3618 not edified. G3618

Tools specific to Gal 2:18

Gal 2:18

For if I build G3618 again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.

Tools specific to 1Th 5:11

1Th 5:11

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify G3618 one another, even as also ye do.

Tools specific to 1Pe 2:5

1Pe 2:5

Ye also, as lively stones, are built up G3618 a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Tools specific to 1Pe 2:7

1Pe 2:7

Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders G3618 disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
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