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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To test by any appropriate method; to inspect carefully with a view to discover the real 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 material substance, a fact, a reason, a cause, the truth of a statement; to inquire or search into; to explore; as, to examine a mineral; to examine a ship to know whether she is seaworthy; to examine a proposition, theory, or question.

2. (v. t.) To interrogate as in a judicial proceeding; to try or test by question; as, to examine a witness in order to elicit testimony, a student to test his qualifications, a bankrupt touching the state of his property, etc.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EXAMINE; EXAMINATION

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.

See also COURTS, JUDICIAL.

Frank E. Hirsch

Greek
1833. exetazo -- to examine closely
... to examine closely. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exetazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-et-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I examine, question, search out Definition ...
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350. anakrino -- to examine, investigate
... to examine, investigate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anakrino Phonetic
Spelling: (an-ak-ree'-no) Short Definition: I examine, inquire into Definition ...
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426. anetazo -- to examine judicially
... to examine judicially. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anetazo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-et-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I examine judicially Definition: I ...
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2038a. eraunao -- to search, examine.
... eraunao. 2038b . to search, examine. Transliteration: eraunao Short Definition:
examine. Word Origin from ereunao Definition to search, examine. 2038, 2038a ...
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1281. diapragmateuomai -- to examine thoroughly, to gain by ...
... to examine thoroughly, to gain by trading. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
diapragmateuomai Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ap-rag-mat-yoo'-om-ahee) Short ...
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4802. suzeteo -- to examine together, hence to dispute
... to examine together, hence to dispute. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: suzeteo
Phonetic Spelling: (sood-zay-teh'-o) Short Definition: I seek together ...
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4065. periphroneo -- to examine on all sides, to despise
... to examine on all sides, to despise. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: periphroneo
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-fron-eh'-o) Short Definition: I look down upon ...
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2038. ergazomai -- to search, examine.
... 2037, 2038. ergazomai. 2038a . to search, examine. Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ergazomai Phonetic Spelling: (er-gad'-zom ...
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1381. dokimazo -- to test, by impl. to approve
... to approve. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dokimazo Phonetic Spelling:
(dok-im-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I put to the test, prove, examine Definition: ...
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1830. exeraunao -- to search out
... out. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exeraunao Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-er-yoo-nah'-o) Short Definition: I search diligently, examine carefully Definition ...
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Strong's Hebrew
974. bachan -- to examine, try
... 973b, 974. bachan. 975 . to examine, try. Transliteration: bachan Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-khan') Short Definition: test. ... examine, prove, tempt, try trial. ...
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7663a. sabar -- to inspect, examine
... to inspect, examine. Transliteration: sabar Short Definition: inspected. ... root Definition
to inspect, examine NASB Word Usage inspected (1), inspecting (1). ...
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7663. sabar -- to inspect, examine
... 7662, 7663. sabar. 7663a . to inspect, examine. Transliteration: sabar Phonetic
Spelling: (saw-bar') Short Definition: hope. hope, tarry, view, wait ...
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5234. nakar -- to regard, recognize
... to regard, recognize NASB Word Usage able (1), acknowledge (3), acknowledges (1),
discern (1), distinguish (1), distinguishes (1), examine (1), examine and see ...
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2664. chaphas -- to search
... root Definition to search NASB Word Usage devise (1), disguise (2), disguised (5),
distorted (1), examine (1), hide (1), ponders (1), ransacked (1), search (6 ...
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2713. chaqar -- to search
... A primitive root; properly, to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately -- find out,
(make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try. 2712, 2713. chaqar. 2714 . ...
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6485. paqad -- to attend to, visit, muster, appoint
... 3), charge (1), commit (1), committed (3), concerned (1), counted (1), damage (1),
deposited (3), deprived (1), empty (3), entrusted (1), examine (1), foremen ...
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1305. barar -- to purify, select
... A primitive root; to clarify (ie Brighten), examine, select -- make bright, choice,
chosen, cleanse (be clean), clearly, polished, (shew self) pure(-ify ...
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952. bur -- to make clear, clear up, explain
... Usage explain (1). declare. A primitive root; to bore, ie (figuratively) examine --
declare. 951, 952. bur. 953 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

This is not the Place to Examine all Our Traducers...
... Book I. 27 This is not the place to examine all our traducers� ... If you examine carefully,
you will find that nothing else is implied in that religion. ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/27 this is not the.htm

It Remains for us to Examine the "Spectacle" Most Noted of All...
... It remains for us to examine the "spectacle" most noted of all� It remains for us
to examine the "spectacle" most noted of all, and in highest favour. ...
/.../tertullian/the shows or de spectaculis/chapter xii it remains for.htm

Let us Examine, Then, what is Said in this Way. ...
... Book V. 37 Let us examine, then, what is said in this way.� Let us examine,
then, what is said in this way. In the grove of Henna ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/37 let us examine then.htm

We have Next to Examine the Argument which we Hear Continually ...
... Book VII. 5 We have next to examine the argument which we hear continually
coming from the lips� We have next to examine the argument ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/5 we have next to.htm

Examine Yourself Whether Ye be in the Faith; Prove Your Own Selves ...
... Examine yourself whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. 2 Corinthians
13:5. In speaking from this text I design to pursue the following order: ...
/.../finney/lectures to professing christians/examine yourself whether ye be.htm

Let us Therefore Examine Carefully the Real Significance of that ...
... Book I. 2 Let us therefore examine carefully the real significance of
that opinion� Let us therefore examine carefully the real ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/2 let us therefore examine.htm

Superiors Ought Carefully to Examine the Dispositions of those ...
... SOLITUDE AND A RELIGIOUS PROFESSION. CHAPTER VIII. Superiors ought carefully to
examine the dispositions of those that they admit to religion.� Sec. ...
/.../chapter viii superiors ought carefully.htm

Examine Then, and See if He be not the Dispenser of Kingdoms...
... Chapter XXVI. Examine then, and see if He be not the dispenser of kingdoms�
Examine then, and see if He be not the dispenser of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/apology/chapter xxvi examine then and.htm

Let us Now Examine the Conditions under which a Revelation May be ...
... Section 2. Let us now examine the conditions under which a revelation
may be expected to� 2. Let us now examine the conditions ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/jerram/thoughts on a revelation/section 2 let us now.htm

Hold Fast in the Meantime this Persuasion, While I Examine a ...
... Chapter VIII. Hold fast in the meantime this persuasion, while I examine
a question which comes in� Hold fast in the meantime ...
/.../tertullian/the chaplet or de corona/chapter viii hold fast in.htm

Thesaurus
Examine (48 Occurrences)
... of examination, as a material substance, a fact, a reason, a cause, the truth of
a statement; to inquire or search into; to explore; as, to examine a mineral ...
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Examination (10 Occurrences)
...EXAMINE; EXAMINATION. ... 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. ...
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Infectious (19 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 13:3 and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the body:
and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the ...
/i/infectious.htm - 12k

Infection (24 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 13:3 and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the body:
and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the ...
/i/infection.htm - 14k

Deeper (18 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Leviticus 13:3 and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the
body: and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the ...
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Pronounce (47 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 13:3 and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the body:
and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the ...
/p/pronounce.htm - 22k

Mildew (26 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 13:50 The priest shall examine the plague, and isolate the plague seven
days. ... Leviticus 13:51 He shall examine the plague on the seventh day. ...
/m/mildew.htm - 16k

Examined (16 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Examine. ... 1 Corinthians 4:3 But for me it is the very smallest matter
that I be examined of you or of man's day. Nor do I even examine myself. ...
/e/examined.htm - 11k

Search (186 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To look over or through, for the purpose of finding
something; to examine; to explore; as, to search the city. ...
/s/search.htm - 43k

Itch (11 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 13:30 then the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if its appearance
is deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then ...
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Concordance
Examine (48 Occurrences)

Luke 14:19
"Another said,'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I must go try them out. Please have me excused.'
(See RSV)

Acts 22:29
Immediately those who were about to examine him departed from him, and the commanding officer also was afraid when he realized that he was a Roman, because he had bound him.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Corinthians 4:3
But for me it is the very smallest matter that I be examined of you or of man's day. Nor do I even examine myself.
(Root in DBY NAS)

1 Corinthians 9:3
My defense to those who examine me is this.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Corinthians 11:28
But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread, and drink of the cup.
(WEB KJV WEY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 13:5
Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?
(KJV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 6:4
But let each man test his own work, and then he will take pride in himself and not in his neighbor.
(See NAS)

1 Thessalonians 5:21
Test all things, and hold firmly that which is good.
(See NAS)

Genesis 37:32
They took the coat of many colors, and they brought it to their father, and said, "We have found this. Examine it, now, whether it is your son's coat or not."
(WEB NAS NIV)

Genesis 38:25
When she was brought forth, she sent to her father-in-law, saying, "By the man, whose these are, I am with child." She also said, "Please discern whose are these-the signet, and the cords, and the staff."
(See NAS)

Leviticus 13:3
and the priest shall examine the plague in the skin of the body: and if the hair in the plague has turned white, and the appearance of the plague is deeper than the body's skin, it is the plague of leprosy; and the priest shall examine him, and pronounce him unclean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:5
The priest shall examine him on the seventh day, and, behold, if in his eyes the plague is arrested, and the plague hasn't spread in the skin, then the priest shall isolate him for seven more days.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:6
The priest shall examine him again on the seventh day; and behold, if the plague has faded, and the plague hasn't spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean. It is a scab. He shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB NIV)

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,
(WEB NIV)

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.
(WEB NIV)

Leviticus 13:15
The priest shall examine the raw flesh, and pronounce him unclean: the raw flesh is unclean. It is leprosy.
(WEB RSV)

Leviticus 13:17
and the priest shall examine him; and, behold, if the plague has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him clean of the plague. He is clean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB NIV)

Leviticus 13:25
then the priest shall examine it; and behold, if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and its appearance is deeper than the skin; it is leprosy. It has broken out in the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:27
The priest shall examine him on the seventh day. If it has spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:30
then the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if its appearance is deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is an itch, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:32
On the seventh day the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if the itch hasn't spread, and there is no yellow hair in it, and the appearance of the itch isn't deeper than the skin,
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:34
On the seventh day, the priest shall examine the itch; and behold, if the itch hasn't spread in the skin, and its appearance isn't deeper than the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean. He shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:36
then the priest shall examine him; and behold, if the itch has spread in the skin, the priest shall not look for the yellow hair; he is unclean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB NIV)

Leviticus 13:43
Then the priest shall examine him; and, behold, if the rising of the plague is reddish-white in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, like the appearance of leprosy in the skin of the flesh,
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:50
The priest shall examine the plague, and isolate the plague seven days.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:51
He shall examine the plague on the seventh day. If the plague has spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in the skin, whatever use the skin is used for, the plague is a destructive mildew. It is unclean.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 13:55
Then the priest shall examine it, after the plague is washed; and behold, if the plague hasn't changed its color, and the plague hasn't spread, it is unclean; you shall burn it in the fire. It is a mildewed spot, whether the bareness is inside or outside.
(WEB RSV NIV)

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,
(WEB NIV)

Leviticus 14:36
The priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest goes in to examine the plague, that all that is in the house not be made unclean: and afterward the priest shall go in to inspect the house.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 14:37
He shall examine the plague; and behold, if the plague is in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, and it appears to be deeper than the wall;
(WEB RSV NIV)

Leviticus 14:44
then the priest shall come in and look; and behold, if the plague has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew in the house. It is unclean.
(See NIV)

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.
(WEB NIV)

Deuteronomy 1:22
And ye came near to me all of you, and said, We will send men before us, who shall examine the land for us, and bring us word again of the way by which we must go up, and of the cities to which we shall come.
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 24:20
When thou beatest thine olive, thou dost not examine the branch behind thee; to the sojourner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, it is.
(YLT)

Ezra 10:16
The children of the captivity did so. Ezra the priest, with certain heads of fathers' houses, after their fathers' houses, and all of them by their names, were set apart; and they sat down in the first day of the tenth month to examine the matter.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Job 7:18
that you should visit him every morning, and test him every moment?
(See NAS NIV)

Psalms 11:4
Yahweh is in his holy temple. Yahweh is on his throne in heaven. His eyes observe. His eyes examine the children of men.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 17:3
You have proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey.
(See NIV)

Psalms 26:2
Examine me, Yahweh, and prove me. Try my heart and my mind.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 2:10
For go over to the sea-lands of Kittim and see; send to Kedar and give deep thought to it; and see if there has ever been such a thing.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 12:3
But you, Yahweh, know me; you see me, and try my heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 17:10
I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 20:12
But, Yahweh of Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.
(See NIV)

Lamentations 3:40
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Yahweh.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 21:21
For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he shook the arrows back and forth, he consulted the teraphim, he looked in the liver.
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Examine

Self-Examination: Advantages of

Self-Examination: Cause of Difficulty In

Self-Examination: Enjoined

Self-Examination: General Scriptures Concerning

Self-Examination: Necessary Before the Communion

Self-Examination: should be Engaged in With Diligent Search

Self-Examination: should be Engaged in With Holy Awe

Self-Examination: should be Engaged in With Prayer for Divine Searching

Self-Examination: should be Engaged in With Purpose of Amendment

Related Terms

Examination (10 Occurrences)

Infectious (19 Occurrences)

Infection (24 Occurrences)

Deeper (18 Occurrences)

Pronounce (47 Occurrences)

Mildew (26 Occurrences)

Examined (16 Occurrences)

Search (186 Occurrences)

Itch (11 Occurrences)

Sound (1245 Occurrences)

Survey (6 Occurrences)

Spot (42 Occurrences)

Seventh (123 Occurrences)

Appearance (126 Occurrences)

Yellow (6 Occurrences)

Weigh (24 Occurrences)

Inspect (22 Occurrences)

Rash (18 Occurrences)

Diseased (39 Occurrences)

Skin (115 Occurrences)

Plague (142 Occurrences)

Examining (7 Occurrences)

Disease (213 Occurrences)

Leprosy (51 Occurrences)

Spread (257 Occurrences)

Deep (237 Occurrences)

Try (84 Occurrences)

Question (153 Occurrences)

Isolate (9 Occurrences)

Investigate (11 Occurrences)

Raw (10 Occurrences)

Reddish (6 Occurrences)

Examines (12 Occurrences)

Eruption (6 Occurrences)

Discuss (8 Occurrences)

Probe (6 Occurrences)

Body's (3 Occurrences)

Consider (178 Occurrences)

Ceremonially (38 Occurrences)

Affected (9 Occurrences)

Article (17 Occurrences)

Spots (6 Occurrences)

Swelling (14 Occurrences)

Scab (7 Occurrences)

Study (7 Occurrences)

Hair (135 Occurrences)

Bright (85 Occurrences)

Prove (83 Occurrences)

Changed (177 Occurrences)

Hasn't (45 Occurrences)

Isn't (154 Occurrences)

Rising (162 Occurrences)

Wash (105 Occurrences)

Appear (111 Occurrences)

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Burn (206 Occurrences)

Quote (4 Occurrences)

Quest (2 Occurrences)

Quarantine (3 Occurrences)

Test (105 Occurrences)

Varicolored (3 Occurrences)

Visitation (17 Occurrences)

Visit (97 Occurrences)

Knitted (9 Occurrences)

Unchanged (11 Occurrences)

Overlook (7 Occurrences)

Observes (14 Occurrences)

Officer (70 Occurrences)

Judge (297 Occurrences)

Leprous (27 Occurrences)

Look (1874 Occurrences)

Greenish (2 Occurrences)

Grope (5 Occurrences)

Withdrew (55 Occurrences)

Woof (9 Occurrences)

Walls (152 Occurrences)

Warp (9 Occurrences)

With (66342 Occurrences)

Inspection (23 Occurrences)

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