1) an observer, a watchman
2) the distant mark looked at, the goal or end one has in view
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 7:413, 1047
("scope"); From σκέπτομαι skeptomai (to peer about ["skeptic"]; perhaps akin to G4626 through the idea of concealment; compare G4629); a watch (sentry or scout), that is, (by implication) a goal: - mark.
|(κατὰ σκοπὸν διώκω) strive for a purpose||89.56|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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