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Lexicon :: Strong's G3618 - oikodomeō

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οἰκοδομέω
Transliteration
oikodomeō (Key)
Pronunciation
oy-kod-om-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as οἰκοδομή (G3619)
mGNT
41x in 22 unique form(s)
TR
39x in 21 unique form(s)
LXX
354x in 60 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:136,674

Strong’s Definitions

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.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G3618 in the following manner: build (24x), edify (7x), builder (5x), build up (1x), be in building (1x), embolden (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G3618 in the following manner: build (24x), edify (7x), builder (5x), build up (1x), be in building (1x), embolden (1x).
  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.
STRONGS NT 3618: οἰκοδομέω
οἰκοδομέω, οἰκοδομῶ; imperfect ᾠκοδόμουν; future οἰκοδομήσω; 1 aorist ᾠκοδόμησα (ὀικοδόμησα Tr WH in Acts 7:47; see Tdf. at the passage; Proleg., p. 120; WHs Appendix, p. 161; Lob. ad Phryn., p. 153; Winers Grammar, § 12, 4; Buttmann, 34 (30)); passive (present ὀικοδομοῦμαι (infinitive οἰκοδομεῖσθαι, Luke 6:48 Treg.); perfect infinitive οἰκοδομῆσθαι (Luke 6:48 T WH)); pluperfect 3 person singular ᾠκοδόμητο; 1 aorist ὠκοδομήθην (ὀικοδομήθην, T WH in John 2:20); 1 future ὀικοδομηθήσομαι; (οἰκοδόμος, which see); from Herodotus down; the Sept. for בָּנָה; to build a house. erect a building;
a. properly,
α. to build (up from the foundation): absolutely, Luke 11:48 G T WH Tr text Luke 14:30; 17:28; οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες, a substantive, the builders (cf. Winers Grammar, § 45, 7; Buttmann, § 144, 11), Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10; Luke 20:17; Acts 4:11 Rec.; 1 Peter 2:7, from Psalm 117:22 (Ps. 118); ἐπ' ἀλλότριον θεμέλιον, to build upon a foundation laid by others, i. e. (without a figure) to carry on instruction begun by others, Romans 15:20; οἰκοδομεῖν τί, Galatians 2:18; πύργον, Matthew 21:33; Mark 12:1; Luke 14:28; ἀποθήκας, Luke 12:18; ναόν, Mark 14:58; passive John 2:20 (on the aorist cf. 2 Esdr. 5:16); οἶκον, passive, 1 Peter 2:5 ((here T ἐποικον), cf. Winer's Grammar, 603 (561), and add ὀικούργειν τά κατά τόν οἶκον, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 1, 3 [ET]); (οἰκίαν, Luke 6:48 (cf. Winer's Grammar, the passage cited)); συναγωγήν or οἶκον τίνι, for the use of or in honor of one, Luke 7:5; Acts 7:47, 49 (Genesis 8:20; Ezekiel 16:24); οἰκίαν ἐπί τί, Matthew 7:24, 26; Luke 6:49; πόλιν ἐπ' ὄρους, Luke 4:29.
β. contextually equivalent to to restore by building, to rebuild, repair: τί, Matthew 23:29; Matthew 26:61; Matthew 27:40; Mark 15:29; Luke 11:47 and R (L brackets Tr marginal reading) in 48.
b. metaphorically,
α. equivalent to to found: ἐπί ταύτῃ τῇ πέτρα οἰκοδομήσω μου τήν ἐκκλησίαν, i. e. by reason of the strength of thy faith thou shalt be my principal support in the establishment of my church, Matthew 16:18.
β. Since both a Christian church and individual Christians are likened to a building or temple in which God or the Holy Spirit dwells (1 Corinthians 3:9, 16ff; 2 Corinthians 6:16; Ephesians 2:21), the erection of which temple will not be completely finished till the return of Christ from heaven, those who, by action, instruction, exhortation, comfort, promote the Christian wisdom of others and help them to live a correspondent life are regarded as taking part in the erection of that building, and hence, are said οἰκοδομεῖν, i. e. (dropping the figure) to promote growth in Christian wisdom, affection, grace, virtue, holiness, blessedness: absolutely, Acts 20:32 L T Tr WH; 1 Corinthians 8:1; 1 Corinthians 10:23; τινα, 1 Corinthians 14:4; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; passive to grow in wisdom, piety, etc., Acts 9:31; 1 Corinthians 14:17; universally, to give one strength and courage, dispose to: εἰς τήν πίστιν, Polycarp, ad Philip. 3, 2 [ET] (yet here to be built up into (in) etc.); even to do what is wrong (A. V. embolden), εἰς τό τά εἰδωλόθυτα ἐσθίειν, 1 Corinthians 8:10 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 39, 3 N. 3). This metaphorical use of the verb Paul, in the opinion of Fritzsche (Ep. ad Romans, iii., p. 205f), did not derive from the figure, of building a temple, but from the O. T., where "בָּנָה and הָרַס with an accusative of the person (to build one up and to pull one down) denote to bless and to ruin; to prosper and to injure, anyone"; cf. Psalm 27:5 (Ps. 28:5); Jeremiah 24:6; Jeremiah 40:7 (Jer. 33:7). (Compare: ἀνοικοδομέω, ἐποικοδομέω, συνοικοδομέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
8:20
Psalms
27:5; 28:5; 118
Jeremiah
24:6; 33:7; 40:7
Ezekiel
16:24
Matthew
7:24; 7:26; 16:18; 21:33; 21:42; 23:29; 26:61; 27:40
Mark
12:1; 12:10; 14:58; 15:29
Luke
4:29; 6:48; 6:48; 6:48; 6:49; 7:5; 11:47; 11:48; 12:18; 14:28; 14:30; 17:28; 20:17
John
2:20; 2:20
Acts
4:11; 7:47; 7:47; 7:49; 9:31; 20:32
Romans
15:20
1 Corinthians
3:9; 3:16; 8:1; 8:10; 10:23; 14:4; 14:17
2 Corinthians
6:16
Galatians
2:18
Ephesians
2:21
1 Thessalonians
5:11
1 Peter
2:5; 2:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3618 matches the Greek οἰκοδομέω (oikodomeō),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:24 - “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and [fn]acts on them, [fn]may be compared to a wise man who built G3618 his house on the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - “Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not [fn]act on them, will be like a foolish man who built G3618 his house on the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - “I also say to you that you are [fn]Peter, and upon this [fn]rock I will build G3618 My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:33 - “Listen to another parable. There was a [fn]landowner who PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT AND DUG A WINE PRESS IN IT, AND BUILT G3618 A TOWER, and rented it out to [fn]vine-growers and went on a journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:42 - Jesus *said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures,
‘THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS G3618 REJECTED,
THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;
THIS CAME ABOUT FROM THE LORD,
AND IT IS MARVELOUS IN OUR EYES’?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:29 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build G3618 the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:61 - and said, “This man stated, ‘I am able to destroy the [fn]temple of God and to rebuild G3618 it [fn]in three days.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:40 - and saying, “You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild G3618 it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:1 - And He began to speak to them in parables: “A man PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A [fn]WALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT G3618 A TOWER, and rented it out to [fn]vine-growers and went on a journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:10 - “Have you not even read this Scripture:
‘THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS G3618 REJECTED,
THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:58 - “We heard Him say, ‘I will destroy this [fn]temple made with hands, and in three days I will build G3618 another made without hands.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:29 - Those passing by were [fn]hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, “Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild G3618 it in three days,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:29 - and they got up and drove Him out of the city, and led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city had been built, G3618 in order to throw Him down the cliff.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building G3618 a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the [fn]torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. G3618
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built G3618 a house on the ground without any foundation; and the [fn]torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:5 - for he loves our nation and it was he who built G3618 us our synagogue.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:47 - “Woe to you! For you build G3618 the [fn]tombs of the prophets, and it was your fathers who killed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:48 - “So you are witnesses and approve the deeds of your fathers; because it was they who killed them, and you build G3618 their tombs.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:18 - “Then he said, ‘This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build G3618 larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:28 - “For which one of you, when he wants to build G3618 a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:30 - saying, ‘This man began to build G3618 and was not able to finish.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:28 - [fn]It was the same as happened in the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building; G3618
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:17 - But [fn]Jesus looked at them and said, “What then is this that is written:
‘THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS G3618 REJECTED,
THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:20 - The Jews then said, “It took forty-six years to build G3618 this [fn]temple, and will You raise it up in three days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:11 - [fn]He is the STONE WHICH WAS REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:47 - “But it was Solomon who built G3618 a house for Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:49 - ‘HEAVEN IS MY THRONE,
AND EARTH IS THE FOOTSTOOL OF MY FEET;
WHAT KIND OF HOUSE WILL YOU BUILD G3618 FOR ME?’ says the Lord,
‘OR WHAT PLACE IS THERE FOR MY REPOSE?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria [fn]enjoyed peace, being built G3618 up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build G3618 on another man’s foundation;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge [fn]makes arrogant, but love edifies. G3618
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:10 - For if someone sees you, who have knowledge, dining in an idol’s temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be strengthened G3618 to eat things sacrificed to idols?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:23 - All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify. G3618
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:4 - One who speaks in a tongue edifies G3618 himself; but one who prophesies edifies G3618 the church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:17 - For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not edified. G3618
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:18 - “For if I rebuild G3618 what I have once destroyed, I prove myself to be a transgressor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:11 - Therefore [fn]encourage one another and build G3618 up one another, just as you also are doing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:5 - you also, as living stones, [fn]are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:7 - This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve,
“THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS G3618 REJECTED,
THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,

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