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Some years later, the churches of the Pastoral Epistles seem to have had a single episkopos, now a bishop (1 Timothy 3:1; Titus 1:7), with deacons as assistants.
35) Indeed, an Athenian decree, formerly thought to have been passed probably in 447 or 446 BC, but now dated to 425/4 BC, stipulates that the episkopos, along with the Athenian council and the magistrates of the confederate cities should be responsible for the due collection of the tribute every year and its safe transfer to Athens.
A second level is the authority of episcope or oversight, All churches emphasize the threefold character of episcope--personal, collegial and communal (21)--and the non-identification between episcope (oversight) and episkopos (bishop).
Steiner, "The mbqr at Qumran, the episkopos in the Athenian Empire, and the Meaning of Ibqr' in Ezra 7:14: On the Relation of Ezra's Mission to the Persian Legal Project," JBL 120 [2001]: 623-46.
In these texts there is little distinction between what makes a good diakonos, presbyteros, or episkopos.