1384. dokimos
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dokimos: tested, approved
Original Word: δόκιμος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: dokimos
Phonetic Spelling: (dok'-ee-mos)
Short Definition: approved, acceptable
Definition: approved, acceptable, tried.

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1384 dókimos (an adjective, derived from 1209/dexomai, "to receive, welcome") – properly, what passes the necessary test (scrutiny); hence acceptable because genuine (validated, verified).

[1384 (dókimos) is the root of: 1381 (dokimázō), 1382 (dokimḗ) and 1383 (dokímion). 1384 (dókimos) was used for the proving (testing) of coins, i.e. confirming they were genuine (not counterfeit, corrupted).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dechomai
tested, approved
NASB Translation
approved (7).

STRONGS NT 1384: δόκιμος

δόκιμος, δόκιμον (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 (τόν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ, the approved servant of Christ); 1 Corinthians 11:19; 2 Corinthians 10:18; 2 Corinthians 13:7; 2 Timothy 2:15 (παρισταναι ἑαυτόν δόκιμον τῷ Θεῷ); James 1:12.

2. accepted, equivalent to acceptable, pleasing: εὐάρεστος τῷ Θεῷ καί δόκιμος (L marginal reading δοκιμοις) τοῖς ἀνθρώποις, Romans 14:18.

approved, tried.

From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. Approved -- approved, tried.

see GREEK dokeo

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