episkope <1984>

episkoph episkope

Pronunciation:ep-is-kop-ay'
Origin:from 1980
Reference:TDNT - 2:606,244
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:episkophn 1, episkophv 3
In NET:appears 1, office of overseer 1, position of responsibility 1, visitation 1
In AV:visitation 2, bishoprick 1, office of a bishop 1
Count:4
Definition:1) investigation, inspection, visitation
1a) 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
1b) oversight
1b1) overseership, office, charge, the office of an elder
1b2) the overseer or presiding officers of a Christian church
from 1980; inspection (for relief); by implication, superintendence;
specially, the Christian "episcopate":-the office of a "bishop",
bishoprick, visitation.
see GREEK for 1980

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