Word: episkoph

Pronounce: ep-is-kop-ay'

Strongs Number: G1984

Orig: from 1980; inspection (for relief); by implication, superintendence; specially, the Christian "episcopate":--the office of a "bishop", bishoprick, visitation. G1980

Use: TDNT-2:606,244 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H1244 H3374 H5475 H5532 H6485 H6485 H6486 H6845 H7521

    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