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BIBLE WORDS:
οικοδομη: To build up a house; construct; confirm; edify.
οικοδομω: architecture; a structure.

BIBLE READING:
Romans. 14:19 So then let us pursue the things which make for peace and the building-up of one another. (context: stumbling a brother)
Romans. 15:2 Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to his building-up.
Acts 9:31 The church enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
1 Corinthians 8:1 Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.
1 Corinthians 10:23 All things are lawful, but not all things edify.
1 Corinthians 14:4 One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophecies edifies the Church.
1 Corinthians 14:12 Since you are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek to abound/excel for the edification of the church.
1 Corinthians 14:26 Let all things be done for edification. (Context: assembly.)
2 Corinthians 10:8 For even if I should boast somewhat further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not destroying you,…
2 Corinthians 12:19 All this time you have been thinking that we are defending ourselves … we have been speaking in Christ; and all for your up-building, beloved.
2 Corinthians. 13:10 In accordance with the authority which the Lord gave me, for building up and not tearing down.
Ephesians 4:12 And He gave some … for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ.
Ephesians 4:16 … causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.
Ephesians 4:29 … but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Encourage one another, and build up one another.


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