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Lexicon :: Strong's G2012 - epitropos

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ἐπίτροπος
Transliteration
epitropos (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-it'-rop-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπίτροπος epítropos, ep-it'-rop-os; from G1909 and G5158 (in the sense of G2011); a commissioner, i.e. domestic manager, guardian:—steward, tutor.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G2012 in the following manner: steward (2x), tutor (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G2012 in the following manner: steward (2x), tutor (1x).
  1. one to whose care or honour anything has been instructed

    1. a curator, a guardian

    2. a steward or manager of a household, or of lands

      1. overseer

    3. one who has the care and tutelage of children, either where the father is dead (a guardian of minors), or where the father is still alive

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπίτροπος epítropos, ep-it'-rop-os; from G1909 and G5158 (in the sense of G2011); a commissioner, i.e. domestic manager, guardian:—steward, tutor.
STRONGS NT 2012: ἐπίτροπος
ἐπίτροπος, -ου, , (ἐπιτρέπω), universally, one to whose care or honor anything has been intrusted; a curator, guardian, (Pindar Ol. 1, 171, and others; Philo de mundo § 7 θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ καὶ τεχνίτης καὶ ἐπίτροπος τῶν ἐν οὐρανῷ τέ καὶ ἐν κόσμῳ). Specifically,
1. a steward or manager of a household, or of lands; an overseer: Matthew 20:8; Luke 8:3; Xenophon, oec. 12, 2; 21, 9; (Aristotle, oec. 1, 5 [p. 1344a, 26] δούλων δὲ εἴδη δύο, ἐπίτροπος καὶ ἐργάτης).
2. one who has the care and tutelage of children, either where the father is dead (a guardian of minors: 2 Macc. 11:1; 2 Macc. 13:2; ἐπίτροπος ὀρθάνων, Plato, legg. 6, p. 766 c.; Plutarch, Lyc. 3; Cam. 15), or where the father still lives (Aelian v. h. 3, 26): Galatians 4:2.

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 2012: ἐπιτροπεύω
[ἐπιτροπεύω; (from Herodotus town); to be ἐπίτροπος or procurator: of Pontius Pilate in Luke 3:1 WH (rejected) marginal reading; see their appendix on the passage.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
20:8
Luke
3:1; 8:3
Galatians
4:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2012 matches the Greek ἐπίτροπος (epitropos),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:8 - So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, G2012 Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:3 - And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod's steward, G2012 and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:2 - But is under tutors G2012 and governors until the time appointed of the father.

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