The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1984 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
ejpiskophvfrom (1980)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-is-kop-ay'   Noun Feminine
  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
 King James Word Usage - Total: 4
visitation 2, bishoprick 1, office of a bishop 1
  KJV Verse Count 
1 Timothy1
1 Peter1

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.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Episkope". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .