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Strong's #1984 - ἐπισκοπή

Transliteration
episkopḗ
Phonetics
ep-is-kop-ay'
Origin
from (1980)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
2:606,244
Definition
Thayer's
  1. investigation, inspection, visitation
    1. that act by which God looks into and searches out the ways, deeds character, of men, in order to adjudge them their lot accordingly, whether joyous or sad
    2. oversight
      1. overseership, office, charge, the office of an elder
      2. the overseer or presiding officers of a Christian church
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1244 ‑ בִּקֹּרֶת (bik‑ko'‑reth);  3374 ‑ יִרְאָה (yir‑aw');  5475 ‑ סוֹד (sode);  5532 ‑ סָכַן (saw‑kan');  6485 ‑ פָּקַד (paw‑kad');  6485 ‑ פָּקַד (paw‑kad');  6486 ‑ פְּקֻדָּה (pek‑ood‑daw');  6845 ‑ צָפַן (tsaw‑fan');  7521 ‑ רָצָה (raw‑tsaw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (4)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Timothy
1
1 Peter
1
NAS (5)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Timothy
2
1 Peter
1
HCS (4)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Timothy
1
1 Peter
1
BSB (4)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Timothy
1
1 Peter
1
ESV (4)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Timothy
1
1 Peter
1
WEB (3)
Luke
1
1 Timothy
1
1 Peter
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπισκοπ-ή, ἡ,

I watching over, visitation, of God, LXX Numbers 16:29, Luke 19:44.

II.

1. office of ἐπίσκοπος, 1 Timothy 3:1, Cod.Just. 1.3.35 Intr., etc.: generally, office, LXX Psalms 108:8(109).8.

2.. = cross ἐπίσκεψις 3, ib. Numbers 14:29, al.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -σκοπή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX chiey for H6485 H6486;]

1. a visiting, visitation (εἰς ἐ . τοῦ παιδός , Lucian, dial. deor., 20, 6); as in LXX (after Heb.), of God's visitation in mercy, or in judgment (Leviticus 19:20 Job 10:12, Jeremiah 6:15, Wisdom of Solomon 2:20, al.): Luke 19:44, 1 Peter 2:12 (v. Hort, in l).

2. office, charge, esp. office of an ἐπίσκοιος (q.v.): Acts 1:20 (LXX), 1 Timothy 3:1 (Cremer, 527 f., 864; DCG, ii, 809b).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

A iv/A.D. Lycaonian inscr. describes a bishop as—εἴκοσι πέντε ὅλοις ἔτεσιν τὴν ἐπισκοπὴν μετὰ πολ [λ ]ῆς ἐπιτειμίας διοι [κ ]ήσας (Exp VII. vi. p. 387 : C. and B. ii. P. 543).

The subst. ἐπισκοπεία is found in the Royal Ordinances P Tebt I. 5.189 (B.C. 118), where reference is made to penalties incurred for making false returns ";in connexion with the government inspections";—πρὸς τὰ ̣ς ̣ βα ̣(σιλικὰς) ̣π ̣ι ̣σ ̣κοπείας.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
επισκοπή επισκοπην επισκοπήν ἐπισκοπὴν επισκοπης επισκοπής ἐπισκοπῆς επισκόπων episkopen episkopēn episkopḕn episkopes episkopês episkopēs episkopē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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