Visit - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G1980, episkeptomai ]
primarily, to inspect" (a late form of episkopeo, "to look upon, care for, excercise oversight"), signifies
(a) "to visit" with help, of the act of God, Luke 1:68, Luke 1:78; Luke 7:16; Acts 15:14; Hebrews 2:6;
(b) "to visit" the sick and afflicted, Matthew 25:36, Matthew 25:43; James 1:27;
(c) "to go and See," "pay a visit to," Acts 7:23; Acts 15:36;
(d) "to look out" certain men for a purpose, Acts 6:3. See LOOK.

Note: In the Sept., "to visit with punishment," e.g., Psalms 89:32; Jeremiah 9:25.

[ 2,,G2477, historeo ]
from histor, "one learned in anything," denotes "to visit" in order to become acquainted with, Galatians 1:18, RV, "visit" (AV, "see"), RV marg., "become acquainted with."

[ 3,,G2018, epiphero ]
for which See BRING, No. 6, is rendered "visiteth (with wrath)" in Romans 3:5, RV, AV, "taketh (vengeance)."

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words