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Entry for Strong's #1238 - διάδημα

Transliteration
diádēma
Phonetics
dee-ad'-ay-mah  
Word Origin
from a compound of (1223) and (1210)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a diadem
    1. a blue band marked with white which Persian kings used to bind on the turban or tiara
    2. the kingly ornament for the head, the crown
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3804 ‑ כֶּתֶר (keh'‑ther);  6797 ‑ צָנִיפָה (tsaw‑neef', tsaw‑nofe', tsaw‑nee‑faw');  8509 ‑ תַּכְרִיךְ (tak‑reek');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Revelation 3
Revelation 3
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-APN 2
N-NPN 1
N-APN 2
N-NPN 1
N-APN 2
N-NPN 1
NA WH
N-APN 2
N-NPN 1
N-APN 2
N-NPN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διάδημα, ατος, τό,

(διαδέω)

I band or fillet: esp. band round the τιάρα worn by the Persian king, X. Cyr. 8.3.13, Plu. 2.488d; by Alexander, Arr. An. 7.22.2; by his successors, OGI 248.17(Pergam., Antiochus IV), Hdn. 1.3.3; by kings generally, Plu. 2.753d, D.S. 20.54; δ. τῆς Ἀσίας LXX 1 Maccabees 13:32.

II Ὀσίριδος δ., = ἅλιμος, Ps. Dsc. 1.91.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 διάδημα, διαδήματος, τό (διαδέω, to bind round), a diadem, i. e. the blue band marked with white with which Persian kings used to bind on the turban or tiara; the kingly ornament for the head: Revelation 12:3; Revelation 13:1; Revelation 19:12. ( Xenophon, Cyril 8,3, 13; Esther 1:11; Esther 2:17 for כֶּתֶר; 1 Maccabees 1:9.) [ SYNONYMS: διάδημα στέφανος: στέφανος, like the Latin corona, is a crown in the sense of a chaplet, wreath, or garland — the badge of victory in the games, of civic worth, of military valor, of nuptial joy, of festal gladness ; διάδημα is a crown as the badge of royalty, βασιλείας γνώρισμα ( Lucian, Pisc. 35). Cf. Trench, § xxiii.; Lightfoot on Philippians 4:1; Dict. of Christ. Antiq. under the word Coronation, p. 464 f; B. D. American edition under the word ; but cf. στέφανος, a.]

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

διάδημα , -τος , τό

(< διαδέω , to bind round),

[in LXX for H3804 (as Ezra 1:11), etc.;]

the band round the τιάρα of a Persian king; a diadem, the badge of royalty: Revelation 12:3; Revelation 13:1; Revelation 19:12.†

SYN.: στέφανος G4735, the badge of " victory, of valour, of nuptial joy, of festal gladness " (but v. M, Th., i, 219; cf. DB, i, 530, 604).


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
διάδημα διαδηματα διαδήματα diademata diadēmata diadḗmata

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