Word Summary
dokimos: tested, approved
Original Word: δόκιμος
Transliteration: dokimos
Phonetic Spelling: (dok'-ee-mos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: tested, approved
Meaning: tested, approved
Strong's Concordance
approved, tried.

From dokeo; properly, acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. Approved -- approved, tried.

see GREEK dokeo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1384: δόκιμος

δόκιμος, δόκιμον (δέχομαι); from Herodotus down;

1. properly, accepted, particularly of coins and metals, Genesis 23:16; 2 Chronicles 9:17; Lucian, Herm. 68, etc.; hence, universally, proved, tried: in the N. T. one who is of tried faith and integrity (R. V. approved), Romans 16:10 (τόν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ, the approved servant of Christ); 1 Corinthians 11:19; 2 Corinthians 10:18; 2 Corinthians 13:7; 2 Timothy 2:15 (παρισταναι ἑαυτόν δόκιμον τῷ Θεῷ); James 1:12.

2. accepted, equivalent to acceptable, pleasing: εὐάρεστος τῷ Θεῷ καί δόκιμος (L marginal reading δοκιμοις) τοῖς ἀνθρώποις, Romans 14:18.