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eg-zam'-in, eg-zam-i-na'-shun:

darash, "to follow," "inquire," "make inquisition" (Ezra 10:16); and bachan, "to test," "investigate," "prove," "tempt" (Psalm 26:2). The former was the judicial term. anakrino, "scrutinize," "investigate," "interrogate" (in court), "judge," "search" (Luke 23:14 Acts 4:9; Acts 12:19; Acts 28:18 1 Corinthians 9:3); and anetazo, "to investigate" (judicially), "examine" (Acts 22:24, 29). Also dokimazo, "to test," "examine," "try" (1 Corinthians 11:28 the King James Version); and peirazo, "scrutinize," "discipline" (2 Corinthians 13:5 the King James Version). The noun anakrisis, "examination," "investigation," occurs in Acts 25:26.


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351. anakrisis -- an examination
... an examination. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: anakrisis Phonetic
Spelling: (an-ak'-ree-sis) Short Definition: judicial examination ...
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931. basanos -- a touchstone (a dark stone used in testing metals) ...
... basanos. 932 . a touchstone (a dark stone used in testing metals), hence examination
by torture, torture. ... Then it was used for examination by torture. ...
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1233. diagnosis -- a distinguishing, determination
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: diagnosis Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-ag'-no-sis) Short Definition: judicial examination, decision Definition ...
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593. apodokimazo -- to reject
... Phonetic Spelling: (ap-od-ok-ee-mad'-zo) Short Definition: I reject after testing,
I disqualify Definition: I reject after testing (examination), disqualify. ...
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1343. dikaiosune -- righteousness, justice
... 1343 ("divine ") is the regular NT term used for ("God's judicial "). 1343
("the of God") refers to (after His examination), ie what is . ...
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350. anakrino -- to examine, investigate
... Accordingly, 350 () is often used in its sense in the ancient world. It can even
refer to "examination by torture" (see Field, , 120f, ).]. ...
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2477. historeo -- to inquire about, visit
... with, visit. 2477 (from ) -- properly, learn by inquiring (doing a personal
examination); to by "" which conducts "a full .". Word ...
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930. basanistes -- a torturer
... Cognate: 930 (from 928 ) -- a guard in a prison "whose function was to prisoners
as a phase of judicial examination -- prison guard, " (, 1, 37.126). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1244. biqqoreth -- punishment
... scourged. From baqar; properly, examination, ie (by implication) punishment -- scourged.
see HEBREW baqar. 1243, 1244. biqqoreth. 1245 . Strong's Numbers.
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4290. machtereth -- a breaking in, burglary
... breaking up, secret search. From chathar; a burglary; figuratively, unexpected
examination -- breaking up, secret search. see HEBREW chathar. 4289, 4290. ...
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2714. cheqer -- a searching, a thing (to be) searched out
... finding out, number, unsearchable,. From chaqar; examination, enumeration, deliberation
-- finding out, number, (un-)search(-able, -ed, out, -ing). ...
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An Examination
... An Examination. By Rev. ... An Examination Of The Treatise Of William Perkins
Concerning The Order And Mode Of Predestination * Rev. ...
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... Self-Examination. ... Examine it: pass your heart through a stern examination as to what
it does know and what it does not know, by the teaching of the Holy Spirit. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/self-examination.htm

Examination of the Epistle
... EXAMINATION OF THE EPISTLE. In your Epistle to the Reader, you lay down two
fundamental principles, on which this doctrine of Predestination ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 3/examination of the epistle.htm

Examination of the Treatise
... EXAMINATION OF THE TREATISE. I come now to the treatise itself, which I will
examine with somewhat more care and diligence. You will ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 3/examination of the treatise.htm

... Chapter 10 Self-Examination. ... The questions we ask ourselves in our times of
self-examination are proof of this. Am I earnest enough? Have I repented enough? ...
/.../smith/the god of all comfort/chapter 10 self-examination.htm

Letter xx. Self-Examination.
... LETTER XX. Self-Examination. ... In view of the positive injunction of Scripture, above
quoted, no argument is necessary to show that self-examination is a duty. ...
/.../letter xx self-examination.htm

Examination of False Theories.
of the mighty problem within the reach of t human learning and ingenuity. ...
/.../schaff/the person of christ/examination of false theories.htm

An Examination of the Question Where the Ruling Principle is to be ...
... XII. An examination of the question where the ruling principle is to be considered
to reside; wherein also is a discussion of tears and laughter, and a ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/xii an examination of the.htm

The Examination and Rewarding of the Believer's Works.
... Chapter Eight The Churchward Results of the Redeemer's Return 5. The
Examination and Rewarding of the believer's works. "Behold, I ...
/.../pink/the redeemers return/5 the examination and rewarding.htm

An Examination of Pre-Millennialism.
... II. Post and Pre-millennialism Examined. 2. An examination of Pre-
millennialism. Pre-millennialists, as their name indicates, are ...
/.../pink/the redeemers return/2 an examination of pre-millennialism.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment.

2. (n.) A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry.

Examination (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination
of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry ...
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Inquisition (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of inquiring; examination; a court for
investigation. 2. (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination; inquest. ...
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Pass (1172 Occurrences)
... 8. (vi) To go through any inspection or test successfully; to be approved or accepted;
as, he attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass. ...
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Question (153 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Examination with reference to a decisive result; investigation; specifically,
a judicial or official investigation; also, examination under torture. ...
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Scrutiny (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Close examination; minute inspection;
critical observation. 2. (n.) An examination of catechumens ...
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Examine (48 Occurrences)
... character or state of; to subject to inquiry or inspection of particulars for the
purpose of obtaining a fuller insight into the subject of examination, as a ...
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Trial (45 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The act of testing by experience; proof; test. 4. (n.) Examination
by a test; experiment, as in chemistry, metallurgy, etc. ...
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Arrest (22 Occurrences)
... THE JEWISH TRIAL 1. The Jewish Law 2. The Mishna 3. Criminal Trials 4. The Trial
of Jesus 5. The Preliminary Examination 6. The Night Trial 7. False Witnesses 8 ...
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View (86 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of seeing or beholding; sight;
look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection. 2. (n ...
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Visit (97 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To go or come to see for inspection, examination, correction of abuses,
etc.; to examine, to inspect; as, a bishop visits his diocese; a superintendent ...
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Bible Concordance
Examination (10 Occurrences)

Acts 4:9 if we to-day are under examination concerning the benefit conferred on a man helplessly lame, as to how this man has been cured;

Acts 25:26 Of whom I have no certain thing to write to my lord. Therefore I have brought him forth before you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, that, after examination, I may have something to write.

2 Corinthians 13:5 Test yourselves to discover whether you are true believers: put your own selves under examination. Or do you not know that Jesus Christ is within you, unless you are insincere?

Leviticus 13:8 The priest shall examine him; and behold, if the scab has spread on the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is leprosy.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 13:10 and the priest shall examine him. Behold, if there is a white rising in the skin, and it has turned the hair white, and there is raw flesh in the rising,
(See RSV)

Leviticus 13:13 then the priest shall examine him; and, behold, if the leprosy has covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean of the plague. It has all turned white: he is clean.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 13:20 and the priest shall examine it; and behold, if its appearance is lower than the skin, and its hair has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy. It has broken out in the boil.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 13:39 then the priest shall examine them; and behold, if the bright spots on the skin of their body are a dull white, it is a harmless rash, it has broken out in the skin; he is clean.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 14:3 and the priest shall go forth out of the camp. The priest shall examine him, and behold, if the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper,
(See RSV)

Leviticus 14:48 "If the priest shall come in, and examine it, and behold, the plague hasn't spread in the house, after the house was plastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, because the plague is healed.
(See RSV)



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Examine (48 Occurrences)

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View (86 Occurrences)

Visit (97 Occurrences)

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