2012. epitropos
Strong's Concordance
epitropos: an administrator (one having authority)
Original Word: ἐπίτροπος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: epitropos
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-it'-rop-os)
Short Definition: a steward, guardian
Definition: (a) (procurator) a steward, (b) (tutor) a guardian (appointed for an infant [under 14 perhaps] by the father or by a magistrate).
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epitrepó
Definition
an administrator (one having authority)
NASB Translation
foreman (1), guardians (1), steward (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2012: ἐπίτροπος

ἐπίτροπος, ἐπιτρόπου, (ἐπιτρέπω), universally, one to whose care or honor anything has been intrusted; a curator, guardian, (Pindar Ol. 1, 171, et al.; Philo de mundo § 7 Θεός καί πατήρ καί τεχνίτης καί ἐπίτροπος τῶν ἐν οὐρανῷ τέ καί ἐν κόσμῳ). Specifically,

1. a steward or manager of a household, or of lands; an overseer: Matthew 20:8; Luke 8:3; Xenophon, oec. 12, 2; 21, 9; (Aristotle, oec. 1, 5 (p. 1344a, 26) δούλων δέ εἴδη δύω, ἐπίτροπος καί ἐργάτης).

2. one who has the care and tutelage of children, either where the father is dead (a guardian of minors: 2 Macc. 11:1 2Macc. 13:2; ἐπίτροπος ὀρθανων, Plato, legg. 6, p. 766 c.; Plutarch, Lyc. 3; Cam. 15), or where the father still lives (Aelian v. h. 3, 26): Galatians 4:2.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
steward, guardian

From epi and tropos (in the sense of epitrope); a commissioner, i.e. Domestic manager, guardian -- steward, tutor.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK tropos

see GREEK epitrope

Forms and Transliterations
επιτροπου επιτρόπου ἐπιτρόπου επιτροπους επιτρόπους ἐπιτρόπους επιτροπω επιτρόπω ἐπιτρόπῳ epitropo epitropō epitrópoi epitrópōi epitropou epitrópou epitropous epitrópous
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3 Occurrences


ἐπιτρόπῳ — 1 Occ.
ἐπιτρόπου — 1 Occ.
ἐπιτρόπους — 1 Occ.

Matthew 20:8 N-DMS
GRK: ἀμπελῶνος τῷ ἐπιτρόπῳ αὐτοῦ Κάλεσον
NAS: said to his foreman, 'Call
KJV: unto his steward, Call
INT: vineyard to foreman of him Call

Luke 8:3 N-GMS
GRK: γυνὴ Χουζᾶ ἐπιτρόπου Ἡρῴδου καὶ
NAS: Herod's steward, and Susanna,
KJV: of Chuza Herod's steward, and Susanna,
INT: wife of Chuza a manager of Herod and

Galatians 4:2 N-AMP
GRK: ἀλλὰ ὑπὸ ἐπιτρόπους ἐστὶν καὶ
NAS: but he is under guardians and managers
KJV: is under tutors and governors
INT: but under guardians he is and

3 Occurrences

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