Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Crown, a "diadem" (as bound about the head)

Greek: διάδημα, diadēma (G1238)

3 King James Bible Verses

Here is crown in the Bible. What does the source Greek word διάδημα mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G1238

Greek Base Word: διάδημα

Usage: Crown

Definition: A "diadem" (as bound about the head).

Detailed 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.

Derived terms: From a compound of G1223 and G1210.

See also:

  1. G1210
  2. G1223
  3. G4735

Comments: Compare G4735.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ðiˈɑ.ðe.mɑ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ðiˈɑ.ðe̞.mɑ
  3. Transliteration: diadēma
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: thee-AH-thay-ma
  5. Modern Pronunciation: thee-AH-thay-ma

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