Definitions for edificationˌɛd ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edification, sophistication(noun)

    uplifting enlightenment

Wiktionary

  1. edification(Noun)

    The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral, emotional, or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; through encouragement and instruction.

  2. edification(Noun)

    A building or edifice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edification(noun)

    the act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction

  2. Edification(noun)

    a building or edifice

  3. Origin: [L. aedificatio: cf. F. dification. See Edify.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bruce Kemper:

    Each of us, as members of the Body of Christ, has been given at least one spiritual gift. Besides this, there are the natural abilities with which God has endowed us. He intends these to primarily be used for the edification of the Body of believers. There is no such thing as a private gift (Rom. 126-8).

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