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)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲉⲡⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓⲛ ⲇⲉ ϣⲁⲛⲧⲥⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ · ⲛⲉⲡⲏⲡ · ⲡⲉϫⲁϥ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲉⲣⲉϩⲉⲛⲕⲉⲛⲟϭ ⲛⲣⲱⲙⲉ ϩⲙⲟⲟⲥ ϩⲁϩⲧⲏϥ ϫⲉⲓⲱϩⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲕⲥⲟⲟⲩⲛ ⲙⲡⲁϫⲱⲕ ⲧⲏⲣϥ ϫⲉⲙⲡⲉⲓⲕⲁⲗⲁⲁⲩ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲏ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲡⲟⲗⲓⲥ ⲕⲃⲧ ⲉⲧⲱϭ ⲉⲣⲟⲓ · And it came to pass that when the light had risen on the thirteenth day of the month Epep, he said unto me—now there were also certain great men sitting by him—' John, thou knowest all my affairs, and that I have nothing left belonging to the bishopric (or) to the town of Kebt (Coptos) wherewith to bury my body. Life of Pisentius part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:58-84)
  • 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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