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Examine; Examination

EXAMINE; EXAMINATION

eg-zam'-in, eg-zam-i-na'-shun:

darash, "to follow," "inquire," "make inquisition" (Ezra 10:16); and bachan, "to test," "investigate," "prove," "tempt" (Psalms 26:2). The former was the judicial term. anakrino, "scrutinize," "investigate," "interrogate" (in court), "judge," "search" (Luke 23:14; Acts 4:9; 12:19; 28:18; 1 Corinthians 9:3); and anetazo, "to investigate" (judicially), "examine" (Acts 22:24,29). Also dokimazo, "to test," "examine," "try" (1 Corinthians 11:28 the King James Version); and peirazo, "scrutinize," "discipline" (2 Corinthians 13:5 the King James Version). The noun anakrisis, "examination," "investigation," occurs in Acts 25:26.

See also COURTS, JUDICIAL.

Frank E. Hirsch


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'EXAMINE; EXAMINATION'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.