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  #1984 ἐπισκοπή episkope {ep-is-kop-ay'}

 from G1980; TDNT - 2:606,244; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 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

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

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

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1984.
  • ε᾿πισκοπη´
  • episkopē; from 1980a; a visiting, an overseeing:—
  • NASB - office(1), office of overseer(1), visitation(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - visitation 2, bishoprick 1, office of a bishop 1; 4
1 Timothy 3:1.
Acts 1:20.
Luke 19:44. 1 Peter 2:12.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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