ἐπισκοπή in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) investigation, inspection, visitation
1a) 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
1b) oversight
1b1) overseership, office, charge, the office of an elder
1b2) the overseer or presiding officers of a Christian church
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 2:606, 244

Strong

G1984
From G1980; inspection (for relief); by implication superintendence; specifically the Christian "episcopate": - the office of a "bishop", bishoprick, visitation.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a visitation34.51
c position of responsibility35.40
b office as a church leader53.69

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἐπισκοπὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine1
ἐπισκοπῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine3
Total4

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