dokimos: tested, approvedOriginal Word: δόκιμος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (dok'-ee-mos)
Short Definition: approved, acceptable
Definition: approved, acceptable, tried.
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).] Word Origin
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.<1>
From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. Approved -- approved, tried.
see GREEK dokeo δοκιμοι δόκιμοι δοκιμον δόκιμον δόκιμόν δοκιμος δόκιμος δοκίμου δοκίμω dokimoi dókimoi dokimon dókimon dokimos dókimos
Strong's Greek 1384
δόκιμοι — 2 Occ.
δόκιμον — 2 Occ.
δόκιμος — 3 Occ.
Romans 14:18 Adj-NMS
BIB: θεῷ καὶ δόκιμος τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
NAS: to God and approved by men.
KJV: to God, and approved of men.
INT: to God and approved by men
Romans 16:10 Adj-AMS
BIB: Ἀπελλῆν τὸν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ
NAS: Apelles, the approved in Christ.
KJV: Salute Apelles approved in Christ.
INT: Apelles the approved in Christ
1 Corinthians 11:19 Adj-NMP
BIB: καὶ οἱ δόκιμοι φανεροὶ γένωνται
NAS: that those who are approved may become
KJV: that they which are approved may be made
INT: also the approved evident might become
2 Corinthians 10:18 Adj-NMS
BIB: ἐκεῖνός ἐστιν δόκιμος ἀλλὰ ὃν
NAS: himself that is approved, but he whom
KJV: himself is approved, but whom
INT: this [one] is approved but whom
2 Corinthians 13:7 Adj-NMP
BIB: ἵνα ἡμεῖς δόκιμοι φανῶμεν ἀλλ'
NAS: may appear approved, but that you may do
KJV: we should appear approved, but that
INT: that we approved might appear but
2 Timothy 2:15 Adj-AMS
BIB: σπούδασον σεαυτὸν δόκιμον παραστῆσαι τῷ
NAS: yourself approved to God
KJV: thyself approved unto God,
INT: Be earnest yourself approved to present
James 1:12 Adj-NMS
BIB: πειρασμόν ὅτι δόκιμος γενόμενος λήμψεται
NAS: for once he has been approved, he will receive
KJV: for when he is tried, he shall receive
INT: trial because proved having been he will receive