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Crown

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Crown. "Many crowns" is an expression occurring in Scripture, Revelation 19:12; it being customary for those who claimed authority over more than one country to wear double or united crowns. We have a familiar illustration of this in the papal tiara, or triple crown. Crowns of laurel, etc., were given to victors in the ancient games; hence the Christian's final prize is represented as a crown, the symbol of successful contest, the appropriate ornament of the royal dignity conferred upon him. 1 Corinthians 9:25; 2 Timothy 2:5; 2 Timothy 4:8; Revelation 3:11. The term is also used figuratively elsewhere, as in Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 14:24; Proverbs 16:31. There were ancient coins called "crowns."


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Crown'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/c/crown.html. 1893.

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