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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.

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