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Lexicon :: Strong's G1381 - dokimazō

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dokimazō (Key)
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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.]

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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

94:9; 95:9
8:10; 17:3
12:56; 14:19
1:28; 2:18; 12:2; 14:22
1 Corinthians
3:13; 11:28; 16:3
2 Corinthians
8:8; 8:22; 13:5
1 Thessalonians
2:4; 2:4; 5:21
1 Timothy
3:9; 3:9
1 Peter
1 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1381 matches the Greek δοκιμάζω (dokimazō),
which occurs 23 times in 21 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:4 - καὶ εἶπεν κύριος πρὸς Γεδεων ἔτι λαὸς πολύς κατάγαγε αὐτοὺς εἰς τὸ ὕδωρ καὶ δοκιμῶ G1381 αὐτούς σοι ἐκεῗ καὶ ἔσται ὃν ἐὰν εἴπω πρὸς σέ οὗτος πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ αὐτὸς πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ καὶ ὃν ἐὰν εἴπω σοι ὅτι οὐ πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ αὐτὸς οὐ πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:3 - ὅτι οὖς λόγους δοκιμάζει G1381 καὶ λάρυγξ γεύεται βρῶσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:3 - (LXX 16:3)ἐδοκίμασας G1381 τὴν καρδίαν μου ἐπεσκέψω νυκτός ἐπύρωσάς με καὶ οὐχ εὑρέθη ἐν ἐμοὶ ἀδικία
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:2 - (LXX 25:2)δοκίμασόν G1381 με κύριε καὶ πείρασόν με πύρωσον τοὺς νεφρούς μου καὶ τὴν καρδίαν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:10 - (LXX 65:10)ὅτι ἐδοκίμασας G1381 ἡμᾶς θεός ἐπύρωσας ἡμᾶς ὡς πυροῦται τὸ ἀργύριον
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 - (LXX 67:31)ἐπιτίμησον τοῗς θηρίοις τοῦ καλάμου συναγωγὴ τῶν ταύρων ἐν ταῗς δαμάλεσιν τῶν λαῶν τοῦ μὴ ἀποκλεισθῆναι τοὺς δεδοκιμασμένους G1381 τῷ ἀργυρίῳ διασκόρπισον ἔθνη τὰ τοὺς πολέμους θέλοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:7 - (LXX 80:8)ἐν θλίψει ἐπεκαλέσω με καὶ ἐρρυσάμην σε ἐπήκουσά σου ἐν ἀποκρύφῳ καταιγίδος ἐδοκίμασά G1381 σε ἐπὶ ὕδατος ἀντιλογίας διάψαλμα
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:9 - (LXX 94:9)οὗ ἐπείρασαν οἱ πατέρες ὑμῶν ἐδοκίμασαν G1381 καὶ εἴδοσαν τὰ ἔργα μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:1 - (LXX 138:1)εἰς τὸ τέλος ψαλμὸς τῷ Δαυιδ κύριε ἐδοκίμασάς G1381 με καὶ ἔγνως με
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:23 - (LXX 138:23)δοκίμασόν G1381 με θεός καὶ γνῶθι τὴν καρδίαν μου ἔτασόν με καὶ γνῶθι τὰς τρίβους μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:10 - λάβετε παιδείαν καὶ μὴ ἀργύριον καὶ γνῶσιν ὑπὲρ χρυσίον δεδοκιμασμένον G1381 ἀνθαιρεῗσθε δὲ αἴσθησιν χρυσίου καθαροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:3 - ὥσπερ δοκιμάζεται G1381 ἐν καμίνῳ ἄργυρος καὶ χρυσός οὕτως ἐκλεκταὶ καρδίαι παρὰ κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:21 - (LXX 34:21)δοκίμιον ἀργύρῳ καὶ χρυσῷ πύρωσις ἀνὴρ δὲ δοκιμάζεται G1381 διὰ στόματος ἐγκωμιαζόντων αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:27 - δοκιμαστὴν δέδωκά σε ἐν λαοῗς δεδοκιμασμένοις G1381 καὶ γνώσῃ με ἐν τῷ δοκιμάσαι G1381 με τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:7 - (LXX 9:6)διὰ τοῦτο τάδε λέγει κύριος ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ πυρώσω αὐτοὺς καὶ δοκιμῶ G1381 αὐτούς ὅτι ποιήσω ἀπὸ προσώπου πονηρίας θυγατρὸς λαοῦ μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:20 - κύριε κρίνων δίκαια δοκιμάζων G1381 νεφροὺς καὶ καρδίας ἴδοιμι τὴν παρὰ σοῦ ἐκδίκησιν ἐξ αὐτῶν ὅτι πρὸς σὲ ἀπεκάλυψα τὸ δικαίωμά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:3 - καὶ σύ κύριε γινώσκεις με δεδοκίμακας G1381 τὴν καρδίαν μου ἐναντίον σου ἅγνισον αὐτοὺς εἰς ἡμέραν σφαγῆς αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:10 - ἐγὼ κύριος ἐτάζων καρδίας καὶ δοκιμάζων G1381 νεφροὺς τοῦ δοῦναι ἑκάστῳ κατὰ τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ καὶ κατὰ τοὺς καρποὺς τῶν ἐπιτηδευμάτων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:12 - κύριε δοκιμάζων G1381 δίκαια συνίων νεφροὺς καὶ καρδίας ἴδοιμι τὴν παρὰ σοῦ ἐκδίκησιν ἐν αὐτοῗς ὅτι πρὸς σὲ ἀπεκάλυψα τὰ ἀπολογήματά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:13 - (LXX 11:13)καὶ εἶπεν κύριος πρός με κάθες αὐτοὺς εἰς τὸ χωνευτήριον καὶ σκέψαι εἰ δόκιμόν ἐστιν ὃν τρόπον ἐδοκιμάσθην G1381 ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν καὶ ἔλαβον τοὺς τριάκοντα ἀργυροῦς καὶ ἐνέβαλον αὐτοὺς εἰς τὸν οἶκον κυρίου εἰς τὸ χωνευτήριον
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:9 - (LXX 13:9)καὶ διάξω τὸ τρίτον διὰ πυρὸς καὶ πυρώσω αὐτούς ὡς πυροῦται τὸ ἀργύριον καὶ δοκιμῶ G1381 αὐτούς ὡς δοκιμάζεται G1381 τὸ χρυσίον αὐτὸς ἐπικαλέσεται τὸ ὄνομά μου κἀγὼ ἐπακούσομαι αὐτῷ καὶ ἐρῶ λαός μου οὗτός ἐστιν καὶ αὐτὸς ἐρεῗ κύριος θεός μου

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