Word: oikodomew

Pronounce: oy-kod-om-eh'-o

Strongs Number: G3618

Orig: from the same as 3619; to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm:--(be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden. G3619

Use: TDNT-5:136,674 Verb

Heb Strong: H1129 H1129 H1443 H2796 H3559 H6213

    1) to build a house, erect a building
    1a) to build (up from the foundation)
    1b) to restore by building, to rebuild, repair
    2) metaph.
    2a) to found, establish
    2b) to promote growth in Christian wisdom, affection, grace, virtue, holiness, blessedness
    2c) to grow in wisdom and piety