Bishopric (ἐπισκοπή, oversight, Ac 1:20), ministerial charge in the Church. In later times it came to mean

(1) the office and function of a bishop (q.v.), and

(2) the district over which he has jurisdiction. SEE DIOCESE; SEE EPISCOPACY.

Bible concordance for BISHOP.

Definition of bishop

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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