G1985 ἐπίσκοπος - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ἐπίσκοπος
one who watches over, an overseer, guardian
hitting the mark
Dodson:
ἐπίσκοπος
overseer, supervisor, ruler
(used as an official title in civil life), overseer, supervisor, ruler, especially used with reference to the supervising function exercised by an elder or presbyter of a church or congregation.
Strong's:
ἐπίσκοπος
a superintendent, i.e. Christian officer in genitive case charge of a (or the) church (literally or figuratively)
Derivation: from G1909 and G4649 (in the sense of G1983);

KJV Usage: bishop, overseer.

G1909 G4649 G1983
Thayer:
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 superintendent
1b) the superintendent, elder, or overseer of a Christian church


ἐπίσκοπος
episkopos
ep-is'-kop-os
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)

KJV Usage: bishop, overseer.


View how G1985 ἐπίσκοπος is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of G1985 ἐπίσκοπος

Acts 20:28
Philippians 1:1
1 Timothy 3:2
Titus 1:7
1 Peter 2:25

Corresponding Hebrew Words

epi skopos H410 el
epi skopos H5065 nagas
epi skopos H6485 paqad qal.,hoph.