Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
δοκιμή, ῆς, ἡ
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character, test, proof
trial, proof by trial, 2 Cor. 8:2; the state or disposition of that which has been tried and approved, approved character or temper, Rom. 5:4; 2 Cor. 2:9; Phil. 2:22; proof, document, evidence, 2 Cor. 8:2; 13:3*

Greek-English Concordance for δοκιμή

Romans 5:4 and endurance produces character (dokimēn | δοκιμήν | acc sg fem), and character (dokimē | δοκιμή | nom sg fem) produces hope,
2 Corinthians 2:9 For this reason also I wrote you: to discover whether you could stand the test (dokimēn | δοκιμήν | acc sg fem) — if in everything you are obedient.
2 Corinthians 8:2 how that in a severe test (dokimē | δοκιμῇ | dat sg fem) of affliction, the fullness of their joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in the richness of their generosity.
2 Corinthians 9:13 By their approval (dokimēs | δοκιμῆς | gen sg fem) of this service, they glorify God for your obedience stemming from your confession in the gospel of Christ, and for the generosity of your partnership with them and with everyone.
2 Corinthians 13:3 since you seek proof (dokimēn | δοκιμήν | acc sg fem) that Christ is speaking through me. He is not weak toward you but is powerful among you.
Philippians 2:22 But you know Timothy’s proven character (dokimēn | δοκιμήν | acc sg fem), how as a child with his father he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel.