Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
He had no idea even now how bad matters were, nor did she care to edify him.
Once in the year let us meet here, to compare experiences, resolve difficulties, and to comfort and edify one another in our work.
Oh all you gallants, that hope to be saued by your cloathes, edify, edify.
What shocks one part will edify the rest, Nor with one system can they all be blest.
It can edify the readers with the history of remarkable piety and virtue.
Its aim is not to instruct, not to edify, but to awaken an emotion.
Historic fidelity is to him a matter of indifference; he is only anxious to edify the reader.
BE edified at the sight of your brethren's virtues, and edify them by your own.
They may edify each other, they certainly have no power of edifying any one else.
to inform or enlighten intellectually or spiritually
Latin aedes 'building' + -ficare 'to make'
mid-14c., "to build, construct," also, in figurative use, "to build up morally or in faith," from Old French edefiier "build, install, teach, instruct (morally)," from Latin aedificare "to build, construct," in Late Latin "improve spiritually, instruct" (see edifice). Related: Edified; edifying.