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Greek - office of overseer
Greek - overseer, overseers
Hebrew - overseer, made him overseer, made them overseers
Hebrew - overseer, overseers
Hebrew - overseer
Hebrew - overseer
OVERSEER

A superintendent or supervisor. Various translations use overseer for a variety of secular positions (household manager, Genesis 39:4-5; prime minister, Genesis 41:34; foreman or supervisor, 2 Chronicles 2:18) and ecclesiastical (Acts 20:18) offices. NAS, NIV employ overseer for the bishop of the KJV, NRSV (Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:1-2; Titus 1:7).


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'OVERSEER'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T4763>. 1991.

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