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Lexicon :: Strong's G1384 - dokimos

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dokimos (Key)
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TDNT Reference: 2:255,183

Strong’s Definitions

δόκιμος dókimos, dok'-ee-mos; from G1380; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. approved:—approved, tried.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G1384 in the following manner: approved (6x), tried (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G1384 in the following manner: approved (6x), tried (1x).
  1. accepted, particularly of coins and money.

  2. accepted, pleasing, acceptable

    "In the ancient world there was no banking system as we know it today, and no paper money. All money was made from metal, heated until liquid, poured into moulds and allowed to cool. When the coins were cooled, it was necessary to smooth off the uneven edges. The coins were comparatively soft, and of course many people shaved them closely. In one century, more than eighty laws were passed in Athens to stop the practice of whittling down the coins then in circulation. But some money-changers were men of integrity, who would accept no counterfeit money; they were men of honour who put only genuine, full-weight money into circulation. Such men were called dokimos, and this word is used here for the Christian as he is to be seen by the world." (Donald Grey Barnhouse, Romans: God's Glory, p. 18.)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δόκιμος dókimos, dok'-ee-mos; from G1380; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. approved:—approved, tried.
δόκιμος, -ον, (δέχομαι); from Herodotus down;
1. properly, accepted, particularly of coins and metals, Genesis 23:16; 2 Chronicles 9:17; Lucian, Herm. 68, etc.; hence, universally, proved, tried: in the N. T. one who is of tried faith and integrity [R. V. approved], Romans 16:10 (τὸν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ, the approved servant of Christ); 1 Corinthians 11:19; 2 Corinthians 10:18; 2 Corinthians 13:7; 2 Timothy 2:15 (παριστάναι ἑαυτὸν δόκιμον τῷ θεῷ); James 1:12.
2. accepted, equivalent to acceptable, pleasing: εὐάρεστος τῷ θεῷ κ. δόκιμος [L marginal reading -μοις] τοῖς ἀνθρώποις, Romans 14:18.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
14:18; 16:10
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
10:18; 13:7
2 Timothy

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1384 matches the Greek δόκιμος (dokimos),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:18 - For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved G1384 by men.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:10 - Greet Apelles, the approved G1384 in Christ. Greet those who are of the household of Aristobulus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:19 - For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved G1384 may become [fn]evident among you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:18 - For it is not he who commends himself that is approved, G1384 but he whom the Lord commends.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:7 - Now we pray to God that you do no wrong; not that we ourselves may appear approved, G1384 but that you may do what is right, even though we may [fn]appear unapproved.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:15 - Be diligent to present yourself approved G1384 to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:12 - Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has [fn]been approved, G1384 he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
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