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The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1384do/kimov
Original WordWord Origin
 do/kimov from (1380)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Dokimos dok'-ee-mos
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Adjective 2:255,183
 Definition
 
  1. accepted, particularly of coins and money.
  2. accepted, pleasing, acceptable
In the ancient world there was no banking system as we know it today, and no paper money. All money was made from metal, heated until liquid, poured into moulds and allowed to cool. When the coins were cooled, it was necessary to smooth off the uneven edges. The coins were comparatively soft and of course many people shaved them closely. In one century, more than eighty laws were passed in Athens, to stop the practice of shaving down the coins then in circulation. But some money changers were men of integrity, who would accept no counterfeit money. They were men of honour who put only genuine full weighted money into circulation. Such men were called "dokimos" or "approved". Donald Barnhouse
 Translated Words
 KJV (7) - approved, 6; tried, 1;

NAS (7) - approved, 7;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Romans2
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians2
2 Timothy1
James1
 
Romans2
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians2
2 Timothy1
James1
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament Greek Lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Dokimos". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=1384>.  

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