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Home > Lexicons > Greek Lexicon > Episkopos

The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1985e═pi­skopov
Original WordWord Origin
 e═pi­skopov from (1909) and (4649) (in the sense of (1983))
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Episkopos ep-is'-kop-os
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Noun Masculine 2:608,244
 Definition
 
  1. an overseer
    1. a man charged with the duty of seeing that things to be done by others are done rightly, any curator, guardian or superintendent
    2. the superintendent, elder, or overseer of a Christian church
 Translated Words
 KJV (7) - bishop, 6; overseer, 1;

NAS (5) - guardian, 1; overseer, 2; overseers, 2;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Acts1
Philippians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus2
1 Peter1
 
Acts1
Philippians1
1 Timothy1
Titus1
1 Peter1
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament Greek Lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Episkopos". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=1985>.  


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