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
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-is'-kop-os   Noun Masculine
  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
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 Episkopos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.