Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Bishop"

The meaning of "Bishop" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does A rich bishop died in the neighbourhood I was then in,and I heard he was interred with great deal of jewels and rich robes upon him,all which I intended in a short time to be master of

master-? mean?
A: In this context, to be a master of something means to have power and control over it. This is a clever wording that means the speaker intended to steal the robes and jewels from the bishop's grave. (He would then be master of these things.)

Synonyms of "Bishop" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between bishop and missionary ?
A: bishop = 主教 or 司教
missionary = 布教者

Other questions about "Bishop"

Q: Which one is okay?
1-He served as a bishop for thirty-five years.
2-He served as bishop a thirty-five years.
3-Thirty-five years, he served as a bishop.
A: #1 is grammatical.
#2 is ungrammatical.
#3 is ungrammatical too, but you could fix it by adding "For" in front of the sentence.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce bishop
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threw.
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