Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. bishopric (appellation of a bishop)
ref: 3873 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. oversight, care, influence (of God over celestial beings)
ref: 8876 Bibliography: DDGLC
 3. providential care
ref: 7365 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 764) ἐπισκοπή  watching over, visitation, office of the bishop. noun (LSJ 657a?; Preisigke 1:571?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲟⲩⲕⲁⲑⲓⲥⲧⲁ ⲟⲩⲛ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⲉϫⲙⲡⲉⲑⲣⲟⲛⲟⲥ ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲏ ⲟⲩⲁϣ ⲙⲙⲓⲛⲉ ⲡⲉ ⲡⲁⲓ When, therefore, they had enthroned him upon the episcopal throne, he loved to act in this way: Encomium on Demetrius Archbishop of Alexandria part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:psflavianus.encomium.budge:1-23)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲓϩⲉ ⲁϥϩⲙⲟⲟⲥ ⲉϫⲙⲡⲉⲑⲣⲟⲛⲟⲥ · ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲏ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲧⲉⲗⲓⲟⲥ · ⲉⲁⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϯ ⲛⲟⲩⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ ⲉⲡⲉϥϩⲟ · In this wise did Apa Pisentius take his seat upon the episcopal throne with a perfect (heart). And God gave grace unto his face, even as to Joseph. Life of Pisentius part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:32-58)
  • ⲗⲟⲓⲡⲟⲛ ⲁⲩⲉⲓⲛⲉ ⲙⲡⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲁⲩⲑⲙⲥⲟⲟϥ ⲉϫⲙⲡⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲁⲩⲑⲙⲥⲟⲟϥ ⲉϫⲙⲡⲉⲑⲣⲟⲛⲟⲥ ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲏ · Finally they brought back the holy man, and they set him upon the holy episcopal throne. Life of Pisentius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:1-31)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C9013 (ⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲏ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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