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  #1985 ἐπίσκοπος episkopos {ep-is'-kop-os}

 from G1909 and G4649 (in the sense of G1983); TDNT - 2:608,244; n m

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

 1) an overseer
    1a) a man charged with the duty of seeing that things to be done
        by others are done rightly, any curator, guardian or
    1b) the superintendent, elder, or overseer of a Christian church

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

From G1909 and G4649 (in the sense of G1983); a superintendent, that is, Christian officer in general charge of a (or the) church (literally or figuratively):—bishop, overseer.

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

  • #1985.
  • ε᾿πι´σκοπος
  • episkopos; from 1909 and 4649; a superintendent, an overseer:—
  • NASB - guardian(1), overseer(2), overseers(2).

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

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 AV - bishop 6, overseer 1; 7
1 Timothy 3:2. 2 Timothy 4:22. Titus 1:7; 3:15. 1 Peter 2:25.
Philippians 1:1.
Acts 20:28.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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