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Castaway • Disqualified
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Disqualify
Disqualify The term is found twice in the RSV. In 1 Cor. 9:27 the Greek is adókimos, “not standing the test” (AV “a castaway”; NEB “rejected”). Paul expresses concern that he keep his body disciplined lest he forfeit the prize in the Christian race. He is not contradicting 3:15, where salvation itself
Castaway
Castaway The AV rendering of Gk. adókimos in 1 Cor. 9:27; the RSV has “disqualified,” the NEB “rejected.” The literal implication of the word is “tested and proved to be false or unacceptable.”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Castaway
CASTAWAY (Gr. adokimos, “not approved, rejected, disqualified”).While this Gr. term occurs a number of times in the NT, the only passage where the KJV translates it “castaway” is 1 Cor 9:27. Etymologically it is related to the verb dokimazein, which means to test or to approve as a result of testing.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Disqualified
DISQUALIFIED (Gk. ˒adokimos, “not approved,” “disqualified”). A term borrowed from the athletic games in which the contestant, being examined, is found to be rejected from receiving the prize because of the infraction of some rule of the game. In 1 Cor. 9:27 the apostle is giving instruction concerning
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Castaway
CastawayGr. adokimos, (1 Cor. 9:27), one regarded as unworthy (R.V., “rejected”); elsewhere rendered “reprobate” (2 Tim. 3:8, etc.); “rejected” (Heb. 6:8, etc.).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Castaway
CASTAWAY — KJV word for Disqualified (1 Cor. 9:27).Photo by Howard VosExcavations of the castle, or fortress palace, of Herod the Great, showing the site of the royal gardens in the foreground.
Disqualified
DISQUALIFIED — the NKJV translation of the Greek word adokimos (1 Cor. 9:27; 2 Cor. 13:5–7; fail the test, NIV; Titus 1:16). In three others references, the NKJV translates the Greek word as debased (Rom. 1:28; depraved, NIV), disapproved (2 Tim. 3:8), and rejected (Heb. 6:8). The literal sense of the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CASTAWAY
CASTAWAY<kast’-a-wa> ([ἀδόκιμος, adokimos], from [dokimazo], “I test,” “I approve after testing,” hence, approved after being tested): This word is rendered “castaway” only in the King James Version: “I myself should be a castaway” (“rejected” the Revised Version (British and American),
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Castaway
CASTAWAY KJV translation of Greek adokimos, referring to battle-testing of soldiers, qualifications for office, or testing of metals to make sure they are genuine. Paul used his own example of personal discipline to ensure that his preaching proved true in life as a call to others to do the same (1 Cor.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Castaway
castaway. A word used once by the KJV to render Greek adokimos G99, “disapproved” (1 Cor. 9:27; NIV, “disqualified for the prize”). The Greek word elsewhere is translated in several ways (e.g., “depraved, rejected, unfit”) by the English versions (Rom. 1:28; 2 Cor. 13:5–7; 2 Tim. 3:8; Tit. 1:16; Heb.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Castaway
CASTAWAY, kast′a-wā (ἀδόκιμος, adókimos, from dokimázō, “I test,” “I approve after testing,” hence approved after being tested): This word is rendered “castaway” only in AV: “I myself should be a castaway” (“rejected” RV, ARV, 1 Cor 9:27). But the same word occurs a number of times usually trd “reprobate” (Rom