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Lexicon :: Strong's G2026 - epoikodomeō

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ἐποικοδομέω
Transliteration
epoikodomeō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:147,674

Strong’s Definitions

ἐποικοδομέω epoikodoméō, ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o; from G1909 and G3618; to build upon, i.e. (figuratively) to rear up:—build thereon (thereupon, on, upon).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2026 in the following manner: build up (3x), build thereupon (2x), build (2x), build thereon (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2026 in the following manner: build up (3x), build thereupon (2x), build (2x), build thereon (1x).
  1. to build upon, build up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐποικοδομέω epoikodoméō, ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o; from G1909 and G3618; to build upon, i.e. (figuratively) to rear up:—build thereon (thereupon, on, upon).
STRONGS G2026:
ἐποικοδομέω, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐπῳκοδόμησα, and without augment ἐποικοδόμησα (1 Corinthians 3:14 T Tr WH; cf. Tdf.'s note on Acts 7:47, [see οἰκοδομέω]); passive, present ἐποικοδομοῦμαι; 1 aorist participle ἐποικοδομηθέντες; in the N. T. only in the figurative which likens a company of Christian believers to an edifice or temple; to build upon, build up (Vulg. superaedifico); absolute [like our English build up] viz. 'to finish the structure of which the foundation has already been laid,' i. e. in plain language, to give constant increase in Christian knowledge and in a life conformed thereto: Acts 20:32 (where L T Tr WH οἰκοδ. [Vulg. aedifico]); 1 Corinthians 3:10; (l Pet. 2:5 Tdf.); ἐπὶ τὸν θεμέλιον, 1 Corinthians 3:12; τί, 1 Corinthians 3:14; ἐν Χριστῷ, with the passive, in fellowship with Christ to grow in spiritual life, Colossians 2:7; ἐποικοδομηθ. ἐπὶ θεμελίῳ τῶν ἀποστόλων, on the foundation laid by the apostles, i. e. (dropping the figurative) gathered together into a church by the apostles' preaching of the gospel, Ephesians 2:20; ἐποικοδόμειν ἑαυτὸν τῇ πίστει, Jude 1:20, where the sense is, 'resting on your most holy faith as a foundation, make progress, rise like an edifice higher and higher.' (Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, others.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
7:47; 20:32
1 Corinthians
3:10; 3:12; 3:14; 3:14
Ephesians
2:20
Colossians
2:7
Jude
1:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2026 matches the Greek ἐποικοδομέω (epoikodomeō),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:32 - καὶ τὰ νῦν παρατίθεμαι ὑμᾶς τῷ θεῷ καὶ τῷ λόγῳ τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ τῷ δυναμένῳ οἰκοδομῆσαι καὶ δοῦναι τὴν κληρονομίαν ἐν τοῖς ἡγιασμένοις πᾶσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - κατὰ τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν δοθεῖσάν μοι ὡς σοφὸς ἀρχιτέκτων θεμέλιον ἔθηκα ἄλλος δὲ ἐποικοδομεῖ G2026 ἕκαστος δὲ βλεπέτω πῶς ἐποικοδομεῖ G2026
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - εἰ δέ τις ἐποικοδομεῖ G2026 ἐπὶ τὸν θεμέλιον χρυσόν ἄργυρον λίθους τιμίους ξύλα χόρτον καλάμην
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:14 - εἴ τινος τὸ ἔργον μενεῖ ἐποικοδόμησεν G2026 μισθὸν λήμψεται
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:20 - ἐποικοδομηθέντες G2026 ἐπὶ τῷ θεμελίῳ τῶν ἀποστόλων καὶ προφητῶν ὄντος ἀκρογωνιαίου αὐτοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:7 - ἐρριζωμένοι καὶ ἐποικοδομούμενοι G2026 ἐν αὐτῷ καὶ βεβαιούμενοι τῇ πίστει καθὼς ἐδιδάχθητε περισσεύοντες ἐν εὐχαριστίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:20 - ὑμεῖς δέ ἀγαπητοί ἐποικοδομοῦντες G2026 ἑαυτοὺς τῇ ἁγιωτάτῃ ὑμῶν πίστει ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ προσευχόμενοι
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