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Lexicon :: Strong's G1984 - episkopē

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ἐπισκοπή
Transliteration
episkopē (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-is-kop-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:606,244

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπισκοπή episkopḗ, ep-is-kop-ay'; from G1980; inspection (for relief); by implication, superintendence; specially, the Christian "episcopate":—the office of a "bishop", bishoprick, visitation.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G1984 in the following manner: visitation (2x), bishoprick (1x), office of a bishop (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G1984 in the following manner: visitation (2x), bishoprick (1x), office of a bishop (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπισκοπή episkopḗ, ep-is-kop-ay'; from G1980; inspection (for relief); by implication, superintendence; specially, the Christian "episcopate":—the office of a "bishop", bishoprick, visitation.
STRONGS NT 1984: ἐπισκοπή
ἐπισκοπή, ἐπισκοπῆς, (ἐπισκοπέω), inspection, visitation (German Besichtigung);
a. properly: εἰς ἐπισκοπήν τοῦ παιδός, to visit the boy, Lucian, dial. deor. 20, 6; with this exception no example of the word in secular writings has yet been noted.
b. In biblical Greek, after the Hebrew פְּקֻדָּה, 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; inspection, investigation, visitation (Vulg. usuallyvisitatio): so universally, ἐν ἐπισκοπή ψυχῶν, when he shall search the souls of men, i. e. in the time of divine judgment, Wis. 3:13; also ἐν ὥρα ἐπισκοπῆς, Sir. 18:20 (19); so perhaps ἐν ἡμέρα ἐπισκοπῆς, 1 Peter 2:12 (see below); in a good sense, of God's gracious care: τόν καιρόν τῆς ἐπισκοπῆς σου, i. e. τόν καιρόν ἐν ἐπεσκέψατο σε Θεός, in which God showed himself gracious toward thee and offered thee salvation through Christ (see ἐπισκέπτομαι, b.), Luke 19:44; ἐν καιρῷ ἐπισκοπῆς, in the time of divine reward, 1 Peter 5:6 Lachmann; also, in the opinion of many commentators, 1 Peter 2:12 (others, associate this passage with Luke 19:44 above; cf. DeWette (edited by Brückner) or Huther at the passage); from the O. T. cf. Genesis 50:24; Job 34:9; Wis. 2:20 Wis. 3:7, etc. with a bad reference, of divine punishment: Exodus 3:16; Isaiah 10:3; Jeremiah 10:15; Wis. 14:11 Wis. 19:14 (15); (etc.; cf. Sophocles Lexicon, under the word).
c. after the analogy of the Hebrew פְּקֻדָּה (Numbers 4:16; 1 Chronicles 24:19 (here the Sept. ἐπίσκεψις), etc.), oversight i. e. overseership, office, charge; Vulg.episcopatus: Acts 1:20, from Psalm 108:8 (Ps. 109:8); specifically, the office of a bishop (the overseer or presiding officer of a Christian church): 1 Timothy 3:1, and in ecclesiastical writings
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
50:24
Exodus
3:16
Numbers
4:16
1 Chronicles
24:19
Job
34:9
Psalms
108:8; 109:8
Isaiah
10:3
Jeremiah
10:15
Luke
19:44; 19:44
Acts
1:20
1 Timothy
3:1
1 Peter
2:12; 2:12; 5:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1984 matches the Greek ἐπισκοπή (episkopē),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:44 - καὶ ἐδαφιοῦσίν σε καὶ τὰ τέκνα σου ἐν σοί καὶ οὐκ ἀφήσουσιν ἐν σοί λίθον ἐπὶ λίθῳ· ἀνθ ὧν οὐκ ἔγνως τὸν καιρὸν τῆς ἐπισκοπῆς G1984 σου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:20 - Γέγραπται γὰρ ἐν βίβλῳ ψαλμῶν Γενηθήτω ἔπαυλις αὐτοῦ ἔρημος καὶ μὴ ἔστω κατοικῶν ἐν αὐτῇ καί Τὴν ἐπισκοπὴν G1984 αὐτοῦ λάβοι ἕτερος
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:1 - πιστὸς λόγος Εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς G1984 ὀρέγεται καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:12 - τὴν ἀναστροφὴν ὑμῶν ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν ἔχοντες καλήν ἵνα ἐν καταλαλοῦσιν ὑμῶν ὡς κακοποιῶν ἐκ τῶν καλῶν ἔργων ἐποπτεύσαντες δοξάσωσιν τὸν θεὸν ἐν ἡμέρᾳ ἐπισκοπῆς G1984

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