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/de
[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 ConcordanceWord Origin
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS 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. From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. Approved -- approved, tried. see GREEK dokeo
From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. Approved -- approved, tried.
see GREEK dokeo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1384
δόκιμοι — 2 Occ.
δόκιμον — 2 Occ.
δόκιμος — 3 Occ.
Romans 14:18 Adj-NMS
GRK: 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
James 1:12 Adj-NMS