Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to
Problem finding something? Get the StudyLight-HowTo PDF file or read the "Frequently Asked Questions"

Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #96 - ἀδόκιμος

Word Origin:
from (1) (as a negative particle) and (1384)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. not standing the test, not approved
    1. properly used of metals and coins
  2. that which does not prove itself such as it ought
    1. unfit for, unproved, spurious, reprobate
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5509 ‑ סוּג (seeg, soog);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀδόκιμ-ος, ον,

1. not legal tender, not current, of coin, Pl. Lg. 742a; not approved, of horses, Arist. Ath. 49.1.

2. unsatisfactory, unconvincing, of a statement, Ph. Bel. 76.47, Alex.Aphr. in Top. 576.14.

3. disreputable, λακίσματ' ἀδόκιμ' ὀλβίοις ἔχειν E. Tr. 497; μοῦσα Pl. Lg. 829d, cf. D. 25.36, Romans 1:28. Adv. -μως Poll. 5.160.

4. of persons, Pl. R. 618b; discredited, reprobate, X. Lac. 3.3, 2 Timothy 3:8, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἀδόκιμος, (δόκιμος) (from Euripides down), not standing the test, not approved; properly of metals and coin, ἀργύριον, Isaiah 1:22; Proverbs 25:4; νόμισμα, Plato, legg. see p. 742a., others; hence, which does not prove itself to be such as it ought: γῆ, of sterile soil, Hebrews 6:8; in a moral sense ( A. V. reprobate), 1 Corinthians 9:27; 2 Corinthians 13:5-7; νοῦς, Romans 1:28; περί τήν πίστιν, 2 Timothy 3:8; hence, unfit for something: πρός πᾶν ἔργον ἀγαθόν ἀδόκιμοι, Titus 1:16.

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission.
Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (8)NAS (8)HCS (8)
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians3
2 Timothy1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians3
2 Timothy1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians3
2 Timothy1
List of Word Forms
αδοκιμοι αδόκιμοι αδόκιμοί ἀδόκιμοι ἀδόκιμοί αδοκιμον αδόκιμον ἀδόκιμον αδοκιμος αδόκιμος ἀδόκιμος αδολεσχήσαι αδολεσχήσω αδολεσχία αδολεσχίαν αδολεσχίας ηδολέσχει ηδολέσχησα ηδολέσχουν adokimoi adókimoi adókimoí adokimon adókimon adokimos adókimos
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
α  β  γ  δ  ε  ζ  η  θ  ι  κ  λ  μ
ν  ξ  ο  π  ρ  σ  τ  υ  φ  χ  ψ  ω
Prev Entry
Next Entry
Download the Language Fonts
Below you will find links to the TrueType font(s) used in this resource. Simply right-mouse click the link and save it to your fonts

Once you have finished you might need to close all open browsers and open your fonts directory to initialized the font(s) you just installed.

SIL Galatia Greek font
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology