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Episkopos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1985 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
episkopoßfrom (1909) and (4649) (in the sense of (1983))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Episkopos2:608,244
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-is'-kop-os Noun Masculine
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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
guardian 1, overseer 2, overseers 2
NAS Verse Count
Acts1
Philippians1
1 Timothy1
Titus1
1 Peter1


Total5
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 Episkopos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.