4735. stephanos
Strong's Concordance
stephanos: that which surrounds, i.e. a crown
Original Word: στέφανος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: stephanos
Phonetic Spelling: (stef'-an-os)
Short Definition: a crown, garland
Definition: a crown, garland, honor, glory.
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4735 stéphanos – properly, a wreath (garland), awarded to a victor in the ancient athletic games (like the Greek Olympics); the crown of victory (versus 1238 /diádēma, "a royal crown").

[4735 (stéphanos) is used of a plaited wreath ("crown"), like the one made of thorns placed on the head of Christ at His trial (Mt 27:29, Mk 15:17; Jn 19:2,5).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from stephó (to encircle)
Definition
that which surrounds, i.e. a crown
NASB Translation
crown (14), crowns (3), wreath (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4735: στέφανος

στέφανος, στεφάνου, (στέφω (to put round; cf. Curtius, § 224)), the Sept. for עֲטָרָה (from Homer down), a crown (with which the head is encircled);

a. properly, as a mark of royal or (in general) exalted rank (such passages in the Sept. as 2 Samuel 12:30; 1 Chronicles 20:2; Psalm 20:4 (); Ezekiel 21:26; Zechariah 6:11, 14 (yet cf. 2 Samuel 1:10 Complutensian, Lagarde LXX), perhaps justify the doubt whether the distinction between στέφανος and διάδημα (which see) was strictly observed in Hellenistic Greek): Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2, 5; Revelation 4:4, 10; Revelation 6:2; Revelation 9:7; Revelation 14:14; with a genitive of the material, ἀστέρων δώδεκα, Revelation 12:1; the wreath or garland which was given as a prize to victors in the public games (cf. BB. DD. under the word ): 1 Corinthians 9:25, cf. 2 Timothy 2:5.

b. metaphorically, α. the eternal blessedness which will be given as a prize to the genuine servants of God and Christ: τῆς δικαιοσύνης στέφανος, the crown (wreath) which is the reward of righteousness, 2 Timothy 4:8; with an epexegetical genitive in the phrases λαμβάνεσθαι, διδόναι τόν στέφανον τῆς ζωῆς, equivalent to τήν ζωήν ὡς τόν στέφανον, James 1:12; Revelation 2:10; κομίζεσθαι τόν τῆς δόξης στέφανον, 1 Peter 5:4; λαβεῖν τόν στέφανον τίνος, to cause one to fail of the promised and hoped for prize, Revelation 3:11. β. that which is an ornament and honor to one: so of persons, Philippians 4:1; στέφανος καυχήσεως (see καύχησις, 1 Thessalonians 2:19 (Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 16:31; Proverbs 17:6, etc.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
crown.

From an apparently primary stepho (to twine or wreathe); a chaplet (as a badge of royalty, a prize in the public games or a symbol of honor generally; but more conspicuous and elaborate than the simple fillet, diadema), literally or figuratively -- crown.

see GREEK diadema

Forms and Transliterations
στεφανοι στέφανοι στεφανον στέφανον στέφανόν στεφανος στέφανος στέφανός στεφανους στεφάνους στεφάνω stephanoi stéphanoi stephanon stéphanon stéphanón stephanos stéphanos stéphanós stephanous stephánous
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Strong's Greek 4735
18 Occurrences


στέφανοι — 1 Occ.
στέφανον — 10 Occ.
στέφανός — 5 Occ.
στεφάνους — 2 Occ.

Matthew 27:29 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ πλέξαντες στέφανον ἐξ ἀκανθῶν
NAS: And after twisting together a crown of thorns,
KJV: when they had platted a crown of
INT: And having twisted together a crown of thorns

Mark 15:17 N-AMS
GRK: πλέξαντες ἀκάνθινον στέφανον
NAS: and after twisting a crown of thorns,
KJV: platted a crown of thorns,
INT: having twisted together [it] thorn crown

John 19:2 N-AMS
GRK: στρατιῶται πλέξαντες στέφανον ἐξ ἀκανθῶν
NAS: twisted together a crown of thorns
KJV: platted a crown of
INT: soldiers having twisted together a crown of thorns

John 19:5 N-AMS
GRK: τὸν ἀκάνθινον στέφανον καὶ τὸ
NAS: out, wearing the crown of thorns
KJV: wearing the crown of thorns,
INT: the thorny crown and the

1 Corinthians 9:25 N-AMS
GRK: ἵνα φθαρτὸν στέφανον λάβωσιν ἡμεῖς
NAS: a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
KJV: obtain a corruptible crown; but we
INT: that a perishable crown they might receive we

Philippians 4:1 N-NMS
GRK: χαρὰ καὶ στέφανός μου οὕτως
NAS: [to see], my joy and crown, in this way
KJV: joy and crown, so stand fast
INT: joy and crown of me thus

1 Thessalonians 2:19 N-NMS
GRK: χαρὰ ἢ στέφανος καυχήσεως ἢ
NAS: or crown of exultation?
KJV: joy, or crown of rejoicing?
INT: joy or crown of boasting or

2 Timothy 4:8 N-NMS
GRK: τῆς δικαιοσύνης στέφανος ὃν ἀποδώσει
NAS: there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness,
KJV: for me a crown of righteousness,
INT: of righteousness crown which will give

James 1:12 N-AMS
GRK: λήμψεται τὸν στέφανον τῆς ζωῆς
NAS: he will receive the crown of life
KJV: he shall receive the crown of life,
INT: he will receive the crown of life

1 Peter 5:4 N-AMS
GRK: τῆς δόξης στέφανον
NAS: the unfading crown of glory.
KJV: ye shall receive a crown of glory
INT: of glory crown

Revelation 2:10 N-AMS
GRK: σοι τὸν στέφανον τῆς ζωῆς
NAS: and I will give you the crown of life.
KJV: I will give thee a crown of life.
INT: to you the crown of life

Revelation 3:11 N-AMS
GRK: λάβῃ τὸν στέφανόν σου
NAS: that no one will take your crown.
KJV: take thy crown.
INT: take the crown of you

Revelation 4:4 N-AMP
GRK: κεφαλὰς αὐτῶν στεφάνους χρυσοῦς
NAS: and golden crowns on their heads.
KJV: their heads crowns of gold.
INT: heads of them crowns golden

Revelation 4:10 N-AMP
GRK: βαλοῦσιν τοὺς στεφάνους αὐτῶν ἐνώπιον
NAS: and will cast their crowns before
KJV: cast their crowns before the throne,
INT: cast the crowns of them before

Revelation 6:2 N-NMS
GRK: ἐδόθη αὐτῷ στέφανος καὶ ἐξῆλθεν
NAS: a bow; and a crown was given
KJV: a bow; and a crown was given unto him:
INT: was given to him a crown and he went forth

Revelation 9:7 N-NMP
GRK: αὐτῶν ὡς στέφανοι ὅμοιοι χρυσῷ
NAS: appeared to be crowns like
KJV: [were] as it were crowns like
INT: of them as crowns like gold

Revelation 12:1 N-NMS
GRK: κεφαλῆς αὐτῆς στέφανος ἀστέρων δώδεκα
NAS: and on her head a crown of twelve
KJV: her head a crown of twelve stars:
INT: head of her a crown of stars twelve

Revelation 14:14 N-AMS
GRK: κεφαλῆς αὐτοῦ στέφανον χρυσοῦν καὶ
NAS: a golden crown on His head
KJV: head a golden crown, and in
INT: head of him a crown golden and

18 Occurrences

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