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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Examination, Examine

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A — 1: ἀνάκρισις

(Strong's #351 — Noun Feminine — anakrisis — an-ak'-ree-sis )

from ana, "up or through," and krino, "to distinguish," was a legal term among the Greeks, denoting the preliminary investigation for gathering evidence for the information of the judges, Acts 25:26 .

B — 1: ἀνακρίνω

(Strong's #350 — Verb — anakrino — an-ak-ree'-no )

"to examine, investigate," is used (a) of searching or enquiry, Acts 17:11; 1 Corinthians 9:3; 10:25,27; (b) of reaching a result of the enquiry, judging, 1 Corinthians 2:14,15; 4:3,4; 14:24; (c) forensically, of examining by torture, Luke 23:14; Acts 4:9; 12:19; 24:8; 28:18 . See ASK , DISCERN , JUDGE , SEARCH.

B — 2: ἀνετάζω

(Strong's #426 — Verb — anetazo — an-et-ad'-zo )

"to examine judicially" (ana, "up," etazo, "to test"), is used in Acts 22:24,29 . Cp. the synonymous verb exetazo, "to search" or "enquire carefully," Matthew 2:8; 10:11; John 21:12 .

B — 3: δοκιμάζω

(Strong's #1381 — Verb — dokimazo — dok-im-ad'-zo )

"to prove, test, approve," is rendered "examine" in 1 Corinthians 11:28 , AV (RV, "prove"). See APPROVE.

B — 4: πειράζω

(Strong's #3985 — Verb — peirazo — pi-rad'-zo )

"to tempt, try," is rendered "examine" in 2 Corinthians 13:5 , AV (RV, "try"). See GO , PROVE , TEMPT , TRY.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Examination, Examine'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/e/examination-examine.html. 1940.

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