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Lexicon :: Strong's G1381 - dokimazō

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δοκιμάζω
Transliteration
dokimazō (Key)
Pronunciation
dok-im-ad'-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
23x in 17 unique form(s)
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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 23 times in 21 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:56 - ὑποκριταί τὸ πρόσωπον τῆς γῆς καὶ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ οἴδατε δοκιμάζειν G1381 τὸν δὲ καιρὸν τοῦτον πῶς οὐ δοκιμάζετε G1381
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - καὶ ἕτερος εἶπεν Ζεύγη βοῶν ἠγόρασα πέντε καὶ πορεύομαι δοκιμάσαι G1381 αὐτά· ἐρωτῶ σε ἔχε με παρῃτημένον
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:28 - καὶ καθὼς οὐκ ἐδοκίμασαν G1381 τὸν θεὸν ἔχειν ἐν ἐπιγνώσει παρέδωκεν αὐτοὺς θεὸς εἰς ἀδόκιμον νοῦν ποιεῖν τὰ μὴ καθήκοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:18 - καὶ γινώσκεις τὸ θέλημα καὶ δοκιμάζεις G1381 τὰ διαφέροντα κατηχούμενος ἐκ τοῦ νόμου
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - καὶ μὴ συσχηματίζεσθε τῷ αἰῶνι τούτῳ ἀλλὰ μεταμορφοῦσθε τῇ ἀνακαινώσει τοῦ νοός ὑμῶν, εἰς τὸ δοκιμάζειν G1381 ὑμᾶς τί τὸ θέλημα τοῦ θεοῦ τὸ ἀγαθὸν καὶ εὐάρεστον καὶ τέλειον
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:22 - σὺ πίστιν ἔχεις κατὰ σαυτὸν ἔχε ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ μακάριος μὴ κρίνων ἑαυτὸν ἐν δοκιμάζει· G1381
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:13 - ἑκάστου τὸ ἔργον φανερὸν γενήσεται γὰρ ἡμέρα δηλώσει ὅτι ἐν πυρὶ ἀποκαλύπτεται· καὶ ἑκάστου τὸ ἔργον ὁποῖόν ἐστιν τὸ πῦρ δοκιμάσει G1381
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:28 - δοκιμαζέτω G1381 δὲ ἄνθρωπος ἑαυτόν καὶ οὕτως ἐκ τοῦ ἄρτου ἐσθιέτω καὶ ἐκ τοῦ ποτηρίου πινέτω·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - ὅταν δὲ παραγένωμαι οὓς ἐὰν δοκιμάσητε G1381 δι᾽ ἐπιστολῶν τούτους πέμψω ἀπενεγκεῖν τὴν χάριν ὑμῶν εἰς Ἰερουσαλήμ·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - Οὐ κατ᾽ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων· G1381
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:22 - συνεπέμψαμεν δὲ αὐτοῖς τὸν ἀδελφὸν ἡμῶν ὃν ἐδοκιμάσαμεν G1381 ἐν πολλοῖς πολλάκις σπουδαῖον ὄντα νυνὶ δὲ πολὺ σπουδαιότερον πεποιθήσει πολλῇ τῇ εἰς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:5 - Ἑαυτοὺς πειράζετε εἰ ἐστὲ ἐν τῇ πίστει ἑαυτοὺς δοκιμάζετε· G1381 οὐκ ἐπιγινώσκετε ἑαυτοὺς ὅτι Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐστίν εἰ μή τι ἀδόκιμοί ἐστε
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:4 - τὸ δὲ ἔργον ἑαυτοῦ δοκιμαζέτω G1381 ἕκαστος καὶ τότε εἰς ἑαυτὸν μόνον τὸ καύχημα ἕξει καὶ οὐκ εἰς τὸν ἕτερον·
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:10 - δοκιμάζοντες G1381 τί ἐστιν εὐάρεστον τῷ κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:10 - εἰς τὸ δοκιμάζειν G1381 ὑμᾶς τὰ διαφέροντα ἵνα ἦτε εἰλικρινεῖς καὶ ἀπρόσκοποι εἰς ἡμέραν Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:4 - ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα G1381 ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτως λαλοῦμεν οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες ἀλλὰ τῷ θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι G1381 τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:21 - πάντα δοκιμάζετε G1381 τὸ καλὸν κατέχετε
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:10 - καὶ οὗτοι δὲ δοκιμαζέσθωσαν G1381 πρῶτον εἶτα διακονείτωσαν ἀνέγκλητοι ὄντες
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:9 - οὗ ἐπείρασαν με οἱ πατέρες ὑμῶν ἐδοκιμασάν G1381 με, καὶ εἶδον τὰ ἔργα μου τεσσαράκοντα ἔτη·
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:7 - ἵνα τὸ δοκίμιον ὑμῶν τῆς πίστεως πολυ τιμιώτερον χρυσίου τοῦ ἀπολλυμένου διὰ πυρὸς δὲ δοκιμαζομένου G1381 εὑρεθῇ εἰς ἔπαινον καὶ τιμὴν καὶ δόξαν ἐν ἀποκαλύψει Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ·
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:1 - Ἀγαπητοί μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε G1381 τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον

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