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Dictionaries :: Examination, Examine

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g351 Greek: anakrisis

Examination, Examine:

from ana, "up or through," and krino, "to distinguish," was a legal term among the Greeks, denoting the preliminary investigation for gathering evidence for the information of the judges, Act 25:26.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g350 Greek: anakrino

Examination, Examine:

"to examine, investigate," is used

(a) of searching or enquiry, Act 17:11; 1Cr 9:3; 10:25, 27;

(b) of reaching a result of the enquiry, judging, 1Cr 2:14, 15; 4:3, 4; 14:24;

(c) forensically, of examining by torture, Luk 23:14; Act 4:9; 12:19; 24:8; 28:18.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g426 Greek: anetazo

Examination, Examine:

"to examine judicially" (ana, "up," etazo, "to test"), is used in Act 22:24, 29. Cp. the synonymous verb exetazo, "to search" or "enquire carefully," Mat 2:8; 10:11; Jhn 21:12.

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1381 Greek: dokimazo

Examination, Examine:

"to prove, test, approve," is rendered "examine" in 1Cr 11:28, AV (RV, "prove").

B-4 Verb Strong's Number: g3985 Greek: peirazo

Examination, Examine:

"to tempt, try," is rendered "examine" in 2Cr 13:5, AV (RV, "try").


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