Translation of edify in Spanish:

edify

edificar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɛdɪfʌɪ//ˈɛdəˌfaɪ/

transitive verbedified, edifying, edifies

formal

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    edificar
    • Is it my chief design, in choosing my subject, and composing my sermon, to edify the souls of men?
    • Some are called to sow, others to reap some are eminently qualified to awaken sinners, others to edify saints.
    • He wants a mural that will edify, inspire, or entertain; the artist wants license to experiment and thereby ‘extend human sensitiveness through paint’.
    • They are to edify the saints of God - to guard them from error, teach them right ways, encourage them to seek love and unity among themselves, enable them to grow in faith and in the knowledge of Christ.
    • Here is material to edify, instruct and challenge.
    • Second, however theoretical a work was at times, classical theologians ever retained their pastoral eye for the way doctrine edifies the saints.
    • Music has two purposes: 1) to worship and glorify God; 2) to edify and build up Christians.
    • Let the one in books that speak the truth edify religious men, and the other in lying fables delight impure demons.
    • We are much edified by her Christian character, and feel it is a privilege to have her under our roof.
    • But there are some who desire to know that they may edify others, and that is praiseworthy; and there are some who desire to know that they themselves may be edified, and that is wise.
    • Note that the early church's priorities were to worship God and to edify the brethren.
    • Both disciplines understood their purpose to be the evocation and presentation of intended affections, thereby to persuade and to edify the listener.
    • The march is completed with four appendixes aimed at edifying the non-expert on military organization, the conduct of war, weapons used in World War II, and a short bibliographic essay.
    • Besides evangelizing the lost and edifying the saved, shouldn't the church also be the conscience for the community?
    • In such a church the believer cannot be edified, for the Word of God had been set aside.
    • Up until World War 2, practically all evangelical churches held two preaching services every Sunday; one aimed at edifying the church; the other at converting sinners.
    • Modern Catholic theologians can find in Luther's writings an authentically Christian voice whose witness to a common gospel can edify as well as irritate Catholic readers.