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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

That which is rejected on account of its own worthlessness (Jeremiah 6:30; Hebrews 6:8; Gr. adokimos, "rejected"). This word is also used with reference to persons cast away or rejected because they have failed to make use of opportunities offered them (1 Corinthians 9:27; 2 Corinthians 13:5-7).

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REPROBATE, adjective [Latin reprobatus, reprobo, to disallow; re and probo, to prove.]

1. Not enduring proof or trial; not of standard purity or fineness; disallowed; rejected.

REPROBATE silver shall men call them, because the Lord hath rejected them. Jeremiah 6:30.

2. Abandoned in sin; lost to virtue or grace.

They profess that they know God, but in works deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate Titus 1:16.

3. Abandoned to error, or in apostasy. 2 Timothy 3:8.

REP'ROBATE, noun A person abandoned to sin; one lost to virtue and religion.

I acknowledge myself a reprobate a villain, a traitor to the king.

REP'ROBATE, verb transitive

1. To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme dislike; to disallow; to reject. It expresses more than disapprove or disallow. We disapprove of slight faults and improprieties; we reprobate what is mean or criminal.

2. In a milder sense, to disallow.

Such an answer as this, is reprobated and disallowed of in law.

3. To abandon to wickedness and eternal destruction.

4. To abandon to his sentence, without hope of pardon.

Drive him out to reprobated exile.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REP'ROBATED, participle passive Disapproved with abhorrence; rejected; abandoned to wickedness or to destruction.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REP'ROBATENESS, noun The state of being reprobate.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REP'ROBATER, noun One that reprobates.