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Entry for Strong's #244 - ἀλλοτριεπίσκοπος

Transliteration
allotriepískopos
Phonetics
al-lot-ree-ep-is'-kop-os  
Word Origin
from (245) and (1985)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
2:620,244
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. one who takes the supervision of affairs pertaining to others and in no wise to himself, a meddler in other men's affairs
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
1 Peter 1
1 Peter 1
1 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1
NA WH
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀλλοτριο-επίσκοπος, ὁ,

busybody in other men's matters, 1 Peter 4:15.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἀλλοτριοεπίσκοπος ( L T Tr WH ἀλλοτριεπ.), , (ἀλλότριος and ἐπίσκοπος), "one who takes the supervision of affairs pertaining to others and in no wise to himself (a meddler in other men's matters)": 1 Peter 4:15 (the writer seems to refer to those who, with holy but intemperate zeal, meddle with the affairs of the Gentiles — whether public or private, civil or sacred — in order to make them conform to the Christian standard). (Hilgenfeld (cf. Einl. ins N. T., p. 630) would make it equivalent to the Latin delator.) The word is found again only in Dionysius, Areop. Ephesians 8, p. 783 (of one who intrudes into another's office), and (German of Const. Ephesians 2ad Cypr. c. 9, in) Coteler. Eccl. Graec. Mon. 2:481b.; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 25,99 (94)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἀλλοτρι -επίσκοπος

(Rec. ἀλλοτριοεπ -), -ου , ,

one who meddles in things alien to his calling: 1 Peter 4:15 (v. ICC, in l; Deiss., BS, 224-4; MM, VGT, s.v.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the formation of this rare word (in NT only 1 Peter 4:15) cf. μελλοέφηβος P Oxy IX. 1202.17 (A.D. 217), δειγματοάρτ (ην ) and χωματοεπιμ (ελητής ) P Lond 1159.37 and .39 (A.D. 145–7) ( = III. p. 113), the former also P Oxy I. 63.8 (ii/iii A.D.) τοὺς δειγματοάρτας καθ᾽ αὑτὸν ἀναπέμψαι πρὸς ζυγοστα [σ ]ίαν , ";send up the inspectors yourself to the examination"; (Edd.). For the meaning of . Deissmann (BS p. 224) cites a synonymous phrase from BGU II. 531ii. 22 (ii/A.D.) οὔτε εἰμὶ ἄδικος οὔτε ἀ [λ ]λοτρίων ἐπιθυμητής , and see further Zeller Sitzungsberichte der Berliner Akademie, 1893, p. 129 ff., where the word is explained from parallels out of the popular philosophy of the day, e.g. Epict. iii. 22, 97 οὐ γὰρ τὰ ἀλλότρια πολυπραγμονεῖ , ὅταν τὰ ἀνθρώπινα ἐπισκοπῇ , ἀλλὰ τὰ ἴδια . See also ZNTW vii. p. 271 ff., ix. p. 171. On the bearing of the word on the date of 1 Pet, see Jülicher Intr. to the NT, p. 213.

 

 

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