KJV Dictionary Definition: edification


EDIFICA'TION, n. L. oedificatio. See Edify.

1. A building up, in a moral and religious sense; instruction; improvement and progress of the mind, in knowledge, in morals, or in faith and holiness.

He that prophesieth, speaketh to men to edification. 1 Cor.14.

2. Instruction; improvement of the mind in any species of useful knowledge.