Bill Mounce

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ἐπιστάτης, ου, ὁ
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pr. one who stands by; one who is set over; in NT in voc., equivalent to διδάσκαλε, or ῥαββι, master, doctor, Lk. 5:5; 8:24, 45; 9:33, 49; 17:13*

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Luke 5:5 But Simon responded, saying, “Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), all night long we have toiled and have caught nothing! But at your word I will lower the nets.”
Luke 8:24 They went to Jesus and woke him up, saying, “Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), we are about to perish!” Having been awakened he rebuked the wind and the raging of the water, and they stopped, and there was a calm.
Luke 8:45 And Jesus said, “Who was it who touched me?” As everyone denied it, Peter said, “Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), the crowds are pressing in on all sides and crowding you.”
Luke 9:33 As the men were about to leave him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), it is good for us to be here. Let us make three shelters, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah” — not knowing what he was saying.
Luke 9:49 Answering, John said, “Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he does not follow you with us.”
Luke 17:13 They raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master (epistata | ἐπιστάτα | voc sg masc), have mercy on us!”