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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Overseer

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- vẽr - sē´ẽr , or - sē̄r ´: One who overlooks, inspects; in the Old Testament from נצח , nācaḥ ( 2 Chronicles 2:18 ; in 2 Chronicles 34:13 the Revised Version (British and American) changes to "set forward"), and פּקד , pāḳadh (Genesis 39:4 , Genesis 39:5 ; 2 Chronicles 34:12 , 2 Chronicles 34:17 ; the Revised Version (British and American) has this word for the King James Version "officers" in Genesis 41:34 , and for "rulers" in 1 Chronicles 26:32 ); in the New Testament once for ἐπίσκοπος , epı́skopos , in Acts 20:28 , where the Revised Version (British and American) has "bishops" (margin "overseers"; compare 1 Peter 5:2 ). See BISHOP .


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Overseer'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/o/overseer.html. 1915.

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