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ἐποικοδομέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐποικοδομέω
Greek transliteration: 
epoikodomeō
Simplified transliteration: 
epoikodomeo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐποικοδόμησα, -, -, ἐποικοδομήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2026
GK Number: 
2224
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to build up, build on
Definition: 
to build upon, 1 Cor. 3:10, 12, 14; pass. met. to be built upon as parts of a spiritual structure, Eph. 2:20; to build up, carry up a building; met. to build up in spiritual advancement,Col. 2:7; Jude 20*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, but someone else is building (epoikodomei | ἐποικοδομεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) on it. Let each one take care how he builds (epoikodomei | ἐποικοδομεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) on it.
1 Corinthians 3:12 If anyone is building (epoikodomei | ἐποικοδομεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) on the foundation with gold, silver, gems, wood, hay, straw —
1 Corinthians 3:14 If the work that someone has (epoikodomēsen | ἐποικοδόμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) built (epoikodomēsen | ἐποικοδόμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on (epoikodomēsen | ἐποικοδόμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) it remains, he will receive a reward.
Ephesians 2:20 built (epoikodomēthentes | ἐποικοδομηθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, the cornerstone being Christ Jesus himself,
Colossians 2:7 rooted and built (epoikodomoumenoi | ἐποικοδομούμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) up in him, established in the faith just as you were taught, and abounding in thanksgiving.
Jude 1:20 But you, dear friends, build (epoikodomountes | ἐποικοδομοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) yourselves up (epoikodomountes | ἐποικοδομοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit.