epoptes <2030>

epopthv epoptes

Pronunciation:ep-op'-tace
Origin:from 1909 and a presumed derivative of 3700
Reference:TDNT - 5:373,706
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:epoptai 1
In NET:eyewitnesses 1
In AV:eyewitness 1
Count:1
Definition:1) an overseer, inspector
2) spectator, eye witness of anything

This was the name given to those who had attained to the third, i.e
the highest grade of the Eleusinian mysteries; these were celebrated
annually at Eleusis and Athens in ancient times, in memory of the
abduction and return of Persephone and in honour of Demeter and
Bacchus.
from 1909 and a presumed derivative of 3700; a
looker-on:-eye-witness.
see GREEK for 1909
see GREEK for 3700

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