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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 - “Hypocrites! You can discern the face of the sky and of the earth, but how is it you do not discern this time?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - “And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to test them. I ask you to have me excused.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:28 - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:18 - and know His will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:22 - Do you have faith?[fn] Have it to yourself before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:13 - each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:28 - But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - And when I come, whomever you approve by your letters I will send to bear your gift to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I speak not by commandment, but I am testing the sincerity of your love by the diligence of others.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:22 - And we have sent with them our brother whom we have often proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, because of the great confidence which we have in you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:5 - Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:4 - But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:10 - finding out what is acceptable to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:10 - that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:4 - But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:21 - Test all things; hold fast what is good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:10 - But let these also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons, being found blameless.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:9 - Where your fathers tested Me, tried Me,
And saw My works forty years.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:7 - that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:1 - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
 
 
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