1) (the act of) building, building up
2) metaphorically edifying, edification
2a) the act of one who promotes another's growth in Christian wisdom, piety, happiness, holiness
3) a building (i.e. the thing built, edifice)
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 5:144, 674
Feminine (abstraction) of a compound of G3624 and the base of G1430; architecture, that is, (concretely) a structure; figuratively confirmation: - building, edify (-ication, -ing).
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These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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