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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1382 - δοκιμή
- proving, trial
- approved, tried character
- a proof, a specimen of tried worth
1. proof, test, interpol. in Dsc. 4.184.
2. tried or approved character,.Philippians 2:22; 2 Corinthians 2:9.
*† δοκμή , -ῆς , ἡ
[in Sm.: Psalms 68:31 *;]
1. the process of trial, proving, test: 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:13
2. The result of trial, approval, approvedness, proof: Romans 5:4, 2 Corinthians 2:9; 2 Corinthians 13:3, Philippians 2:22 (Cremer, 212, 701).†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
δοκιμή is cited by Grimm from Dioscurides, who flourished under Hadrian (acc. to W. Christ) : Paul is accordingly the earliest authority, but certainly not the coiner, unless we are to make the medical writer dependent on him. If δοκιμάω really existed as a by-form of δοκιμάζω, δοκίμησις might produce δοκιμή as ἀγάπησις produced ἀγάπη and ἀπάντησις ἀπάντη. In any case δοκιμή is a new formation of the Hellenistic age.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.