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Lexicon :: Strong's G1381 - dokimazō

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δοκιμάζω
Transliteration
dokimazō
Pronunciation
do-kē-mä'-zō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
22x in 16 unique form(s)
TR
23x in 17 unique form(s)
LXX
23x in 15 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:255,181

Trench's Synonyms: lxxiv. δοκιμάζω, πειράζω.

Strong’s Definitions

δοκιμάζω dokimázō, dok-im-ad'-zo; from G1384; to test (literally or figuratively); by implication, to approve:—allow, discern, examine, × like, (ap-)prove, try.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G1381 in the following manner: prove (10x), try (4x), approve (3x), discern (2x), allow (2x), like (1x), examine (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G1381 in the following manner: prove (10x), try (4x), approve (3x), discern (2x), allow (2x), like (1x), examine (1x).
  1. to test, examine, prove, scrutinise (to see whether a thing is genuine or not), as metals

  2. to recognise as genuine after examination, to approve, deem worthy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δοκιμάζω dokimázō, dok-im-ad'-zo; from G1384; to test (literally or figuratively); by implication, to approve:—allow, discern, examine, × like, (ap-)prove, try.
STRONGS NT 1381: δοκιμάζω
δοκιμάζω; [future δοκιμάσω]; 1 aorist ἐδοκίμασα; passive, [present δοκιμάζομαι]; perfect δεδοκίμασμαι; (δόκιμος); Sept. chiefly for בָּחַן; as in Greek writings from [Herodotus, Thucydides], Xenophon, and Plato onward, to try;
1. to test, examine, prove, scrutinize (to see whether a thing be genuine or not), as metals: χρυσίον διὰ πυρός (Isocrates, p. 240 d. [i. e. Panathen. § 14]; ad Demon., p. 7 b. [here Bekker βασανίζομεν]; Sept., Proverbs 8:10; Sir. 2:5; Wis. 3:6; ἄργυρον, Proverbs 17:3, [cf. Zechariah 13:9]), 1 Peter 1:7; other things: Luke 12:56; Luke 14:19; 2 Corinthians 8:8; Galatians 6:4; 1 Thessalonians 2:4; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; τὰ διαφέροντα, Romans 2:18; Philippians 1:10, [others refer these passages to 2; see διαφέρω, 2 b.]; men, 1 Timothy 3:10 (in the passive); ἑαυτόν, 1 Corinthians 11:28; 2 Corinthians 13:5, (cf. ἐξετάζειν ἑαυτόν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 5, 1 and 4); θεόν, Hebrews 3:9 (R G, from Psalm 94:9 (Ps. 95:9); on the sense of the phrase see πειράζω, 2 d. β.); τὰ πνεύματα, followed by εἰ whether etc. 1 John 4:1; followed by indirect discourse, Romans 12:2; 1 Corinthians 3:13; Ephesians 5:10.
2. to recognize as genuine after examination, to approve, deem worthy: 1 Corinthians 16:3; τινὰ σπουδαῖον ὄντα, 2 Corinthians 8:22; ἐν δοκιμάζει for ἐν τούτῳ, δοκιμάζει in that which he approves, deems right, Romans 14:22; δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the business of pointing out to men the way of salvation, 1 Thessalonians 2:4; our οὐκ ἐδοκίμασαν τὸν θεόν ἔχειν ἐν ἐπιγνώσει they did not think God worthy to be kept in knowledge, Romans 1:28. [On δοκιμάζω (as compared with πειράζω) see Trench § lxxiv.; Cremer, under the word πειράζω. Compare: ἀποδοκιμάζω.]

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1381: δοκιμασία
δοκιμασία, -ας, , a proving, putting to the proof: πειράζειν ἐν δοκιμασίᾳ to tempt by proving, Heb. 3:9 L T Tr WH. ([Lysias] Xenophon, Plato, Dem., Polybius, Plutarch, others; λίθος δοκιμασίας, Sir. 6:21.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
94:9; 95:9
Proverbs
8:10; 17:3
Zechariah
13:9
Luke
12:56; 14:19
Romans
1:28; 2:18; 12:2; 14:22
1 Corinthians
3:13; 11:28; 16:3
2 Corinthians
8:8; 8:22; 13:5
Galatians
6:4
Ephesians
5:10
Philippians
1:10
1 Thessalonians
2:4; 2:4; 5:21
1 Timothy
3:10
Hebrews
3:9; 3:9
1 Peter
1:7
1 John
4:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1381 matches the Greek δοκιμάζω (dokimazō),
which occurs 28 times in 21 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:56 - Ye hypocrites, ye can discern G1381 the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern G1381 this time?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove G1381 them: I pray thee have me excused.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:28 - And even as they did G1381  not like G1381 to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:18 - And knowest his will, and approvest G1381 the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove G1381 what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:22 - Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth. G1381
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:13 - Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try G1381 every man's work of what sort it is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:28 - But let G1381  a man examine G1381 himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve G1381 by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove G1381 the sincerity of your love.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:22 - And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have G1381  oftentimes proved G1381 diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which I have in you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:5 - Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove G1381 your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:4 - But let G1381  every man prove G1381 his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:10 - Proving G1381 what is acceptable unto the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:10 - That ye may approve G1381 things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:4 - But as we were allowed G1381 of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth G1381 our hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:21 - Prove G1381 all things; hold fast that which is good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:10 - And let G1381  these also first be proved; G1381 then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:9 - When your fathers tempted me, proved G1381 me, and saw my works forty years.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:7 - That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried G1381 with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:1 - Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try G1381 the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
 
 
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