Word Summary
stephanoō: to crown
Original Word: στεφανόω
Transliteration: stephanoō
Phonetic Spelling: (stef-an-o'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to crown
Meaning: to crown
Strong's Concordance

From stephanos; to adorn with an honorary wreath (literally or figuratively) -- crown.

see GREEK stephanos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4737: στεφανόω

στεφανόω, στεφάνῳ: 1 aorist ἐστεφανωσα; perfect passive participle ἐστεφανωμενος; (στέφανος); from Homer down;

a. to encircle with a crown, to crown: the victor in a contest, 2 Timothy 2:5.

b. universally, to adorn, to honr: τινα δόξῃ καί τιμή, Hebrews 2:7, 9, from Psalm 8:6.