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G1384


  #1384 δόκιμος dokimos {dok'-ee-mos}

 from G1380; TDNT - 2:255,183; adj

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 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 shaving 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 weighted money into circulation. Such men were
 called "dokimos" or "approved".  Donald Barnhouse

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G1380; properly acceptable (current after assayal), that is, approved:—approved, tried.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1384.
  • δο´κιμος
  • dokimos; from 1209; tested, approved:—
  • NASB - approved(7).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - approved 6, tried 1; 7
approved
Romans 14:18; 16:10. 1 Corinthians 11:19. 2 Corinthians 10:18; 13:7. 2 Timothy 2:15.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
tried
James 1:12.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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