Episkope

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1984  
Original WordWord Origin
episkopefrom (1980)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Episkope2:606,244
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-is-kop-ay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
office 1, office of overseer 1, visitation 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Luke1
Acts1
1 Timothy1
1 Peter1


Total4
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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.