Re: How do you understand dokimos and adokimos in the GNT?

From: Jeffrey B. Gibson (
Date: Thu Jun 24 1999 - 12:15:03 EDT

Bob Wilkin wrote:

> Hello B-Greekers,
> I wonder how you all understand DOKIMOS and ADOKIMOS in the GNT? Especially
> what about 1 Corinthians 9:27, 2 Corinthians 13:5-7, and 2 Timothy 2:15?
> I feel that these rarely used words (I believe dokimos is used around 10
> times and adokimos less than 5 in the GNT) are very significant.

Before responding to your question, would you care to give us your understanding of
what these terms mean, as well explaining why you think they are significant?


Jeffrey Gibson

Jeffrey B. Gibson
7423 N. Sheridan Road #2A
Chicago, Illinois 60626

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