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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4735 - στέφανος

Transliteration:
st
Phonetics:
stef'-an-os  
Word Origin:
from an apparently primary stepho (to twine or wreathe)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
TDNT:
7:615,1078
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a crown
    1. a mark of royal or (in general) exalted rank
      1. the wreath or garland which was given as a prize to victors in public games
    2. metaph. the eternal blessedness which will be given as a prize to the genuine servants of God and Christ: the crown (wreath) which is the reward of the righteousness
    3. that which is an ornament and honour to one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 73 ‑ אַבְנֵט (ab‑nate');   3632 ‑ כָּלִיל (kaw‑leel');   3880 ‑ לִוְיָה (liv‑yaw');   5850 ‑ עֲטָרָה (at‑aw‑raw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στέφᾰνος, ὁ,

( στέφω )

that which surrounds or encompasses, πάντῃ γάρ σε περὶ ς. πολέμοιο δέδηεν the circling fight, Il. 13.736; of the wall round a town, Pi. O. 8.32; ς. πόλεος Anacr. 72, cf. Orph. A. 761, 897; cf. στεφάνη 1.2; καλλίπαις ς . circle of fair children, E. HF 839 . II crown, wreath, chaplet, h.Hom. 7.42; χρύσεος ib.32.6; στεφάνους . . ἄνθεα ποίης Hes. Th. 576, cf. Pi. P. 4.240; κισσίνους ς. δρυός τε E. Ba. 703; δάφνας ς . Isyll. 19; ῥόδινος, ῥοδόεις, Anacr. 83, Theoc. 7.64; ἀνθεμεῦντες Anacr. 62; πλεκτὸν ς. ἐκ λειμῶνος φέρω E. Hipp. 73, cf. Xenoph. 1.2; μύρτων Ar. Ra. 330 (lyr.); κιττοῦ καὶ ἴων Pl. Smp. 212e; φιλύρας Xenarch. 13, etc.; στεφάνωσεν δρακόντων στεφάνοις E. Ba. 102 (lyr.); ς. εἴρειν, πλέκειν, ἀνείρειν, Pi. N. 7.77, I. 8(7).74, Ar. Ach. 1006; ὑφαίνειν Plu. 2.646e; πέρθεσθαι φόβαισι Sapph. 78, cf. E. Med. 984 (lyr.); θεῖσα ἀμφὶ βοστρύχοις ib. 1160; ς. ἐλαίας ἀμφέθηκά σοι Id. Ion 1433; περιθεῖναι ς. τινί Ar. Eq. 1227; χρυσῷ ς. ἀναδῆσαί τινα Th. 4.121; χρυσῷ στεφάνῳ στεφανωθῆναι Pl. Ion 530d; μύρα, στεφάνους ἑτοίμασον for a feast, Men. 273, cf. Amphis 9.4, Alex. 250, etc.; hung at the door on festive occasions, Ephipp. 3.2 . in pl., οἱ ς . the garland-market, Antiph. 83 .

2. crown of victory at the public games, Pi. O. 8.76; τῆς ἐλαίης τὸν διδόμενον ς . Hdt. 8.26; νικᾶν παγκρατίου στέφανον Pi. N. 5.5, cf. I. 1.21; ς. ἔλαχεν Id. O. 10(11).61; ὁ ἐπὶ τοῦ ς ., title of an officer who had charge of these matters in Roman times, IGRom. 4.1435.15 ( Smyrna ). honorary wreath or crown, freq. worked in gold, awarded for public services in war or peace, IG 12.110.10, 22.212.24, 338.19, al., Pl. Lg. 943c, Aeschin. 2.46, OGI 49.7 (Egypt, iii B.C. ), al., Callix. 2: such crowns were freq. dedicated in temples, IG 22.1386.33, cf. 11(2).199 B 60, al. (Delos, iii B.C. ); περὶ τοῦ ς ., title of D. 18, cf. Aeschin. 3.187, al.: metaph., prize, reward, αὑτῷ μὲν ς. περιθείς, Σαμίοισι δὲ κῦδος Epigr. ap. Hdt. 4.88; τοὺς παῖδας . . δημοσίᾳ ἡ πόλις θρέψει, ὠφέλιμον ς . . . τῶν . . ἀγώνων προτιθεῖσα Th. 2.46; τοῦδε γὰρ ὁ ς . his is the prize (or perh. for (bringing) him the prize is offered), S. Ph. 841 (hex.). ς. πυργωτὸς καὶ οὐαλλάριος,= Lat. corona muralis et vallaris, a Roman military decoration, OGI 560.10 (Tlos, i A.D. ); ς. τειχικός ib.540.19 (Pessinus, i A.D. ).

3. crown of glory, honour, οὐκ ἂν αἰσχυνθείην εἰπὼν στέφανον τῆς πατρίδος εἶναι τὰς ἐκείνων ψυχάς Lycurg. 50; ἐλευθερίας ἀμφέθετο ς . Simon. 98; ς. εὐκλείας μέγας S. Aj. 465, cf. Pi. P. 1 . 100, E. Supp. 315; μέγας γάρ σοι ὁ ς. ἐστιν ὑπὸ πάντων εὐλογεῖσθαι PSI 4.405.4 (iii B.C.); ς. ζωῆς, δόξης, Jac. 1.12, 1 Peter 5:4; ὁ τῆς δικαιοσύνης ς . 2 Timothy 4:8 . ἀνδρὸς στέφανος παῖδες Hom. Epigr. 13, cf. E. IA 194 (lyr.), 1 Thessalonians 2:19 .

4. crown as a badge of office, D. 21.32; πέπαυνται ἄρχοντες καὶ τοὺς ς. περιῄρηνται Id. 26.5; ὁ βασιλεὺς ὅταν δικάζῃ περιαιρεῖται τὸν ς. Arist. Ath. 57.4; ὁ ς. οὗτος, of the office of ἀρχιερεὺς Ἀσίας, Philostr. VS 1.21.2, cf. OGI 470.21 (Asia Minor), Lib. Or. 53.4; ἔχειν τὸν ς . to be in office, SIG 1007.22 (Pergam., ii B.C. ); ἡ ἀπόθεσις τῶν ς . ib.900.16 (Panamara, iv A.D. ); ἀναδήσασθαι τὸν ς. τοῦτον POxy. 1252v . 20 (iii A.D.): v. στεφανηφόρος 11, στεφανόω 11.5 .

5. in Egypt, money gift to the sovereign, levied by the state, PTeb. 746.24 (iii B.C.), PSI 4.388.5 (iii B.C.), PCair.Zen. 36.27 (iii B.C.), etc.; like wise in Syria, LXX 1 Maccabees 10:20; also of similar gifts to a court favourite, PFay. 14 (ii B.C.), cf. Ostr.Bodl. i202 (ii B.C.) .

6. τὰς εἰς τὸν ς. ἐπαγγελίας οὐκ ἔλαβον,= aurum coronarium non accepi, Mon.Anc. 11.22, cf. PFay. 20.7 (iii/iv A.D.) .

7. donation, euphemism for a bribe, διεθέντος μου ὑπάρξει σοι εἰς ς. τάλαντα δεκαπέντε PGrenf. 1.41.2 (ii B.C.), cf. OGI 221.6 (Ilium, iii B.C. ), PGoodsp.Cair. 5.5 (ii B.C.); gratuity, bonus, PFlor. 74.14 (ii A.D.) .

8. the constellation Corona, Epimenid. 25, Arist. Mete. 362b10, Arat. 71, PHib. 1.27.58, 187 (iii B.C.); ς. τόν τε κλείουσ' Ἀριάδνης A.R. 3.1003 .

9. name of a πηγή in the Chaldaean system, Dam. Pr. 96 .

10. = δάφνη Ἀλεξανδρεία, Dsc. 4.145; Ἡλίου ς.,= ἅλιμος, Ps.- Dsc. 1.91.

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