Verses with the word approved in the Apocrypha (6 verses):
2 Esdras 5:27
And among all the multitudes of people thou hast gotten thee one people: and unto this people, whom thou lovedst, thou gavest a law that is approved of all.
My son, go on with thy business in meekness; so shalt thou be beloved of him that is approved.
So that a man cannot say, This is worse than that: for in time they shall all be well approved.
Therefore be shamefaced according to my word: for it is not good to retain all shamefacedness; neither is it altogether approved in every thing.
Be not ashamed to inform the unwise and foolish, and the extreme aged that contendeth with those that are young: thus shalt thou be truly learned, and approved of all men living.
Additions to Esther 13:3
Now when I asked my counsellors how this might be brought to pass, Aman, that excelled in wisdom among us, and was approved for his constant good will and steadfast fidelity, and had the honour of the second place in the kingdom,