1383. dokimion
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dokimion: a testing
Original Word: δοκίμιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: dokimion
Phonetic Spelling: (dok-im'-ee-on)
Short Definition: a test, trial, what is genuine
Definition: a test, trial, what is genuine.

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Cognate: 1383 dokímion (a neuter noun) what is found approved (genuine) after testing, focusing on the inevitable results of this. See 1384 (dokimos) and 1381 (dokimázō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dokimos
a testing
NASB Translation
proof (1), testing (1).

STRONGS NT 1383: δοκίμιον

δοκίμιον, δοκιμιου, τό (dokimee];

1. equivalent to τό δοκιμάζειν, the proving: τῆς πίστεως, James 1:3.

2. that by which something is tried or proved, a test: Dionysius Halicarnassus ars rhet. 11; γλῶσσα γεύσεως δοκίμιον, Longinus, de sublima. 32, 5; δοκίμιον δέ στρατιωτῶν κάματος, Herodian, 2, 10, 12 (6, Bekker edition); in the Sept. of a crucible or furnace for smelting: Proverbs 27:21; Psalm 11:7 ().

3. equivalent to δοκιμή, 2: ὑμῶν τῆς πίστεως, your proved faith, 1 Peter 1:7. This word is treated of fully by Fritzsche in his Praliminarien as above with, pp. 40, 44.

trial, trying.

Neuter of a presumed derivative of dokime; a testing; by implication, trustworthiness -- trial, trying.

see GREEK dokime

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