Greek - English Dictionary

G1391 - Glory

Strong's No.:G1391




Word Origin:From the base of G1380

Bible Usage:dignity glory (-ious) honour praise worship.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine


glory (as very apparent) in a wide application (literally or figuratively objectively or subjectively)


1. opinion, judgment, view

2. opinion, estimate, whether good or bad concerning someone

a. in the NT always a good opinion concerning one, resulting in praise, honour, and glory

3. splendour, brightness

a. of the moon, sun, stars

b. magnificence, excellence, preeminence, dignity, grace

c. majesty

1. a thing belonging to God

2. the kingly majesty which belongs to him as supreme ruler, majesty in the sense of the absolute perfection of the deity

3. a thing belonging to Christ 3c

d. the kingly majesty of the Messiah 3c

e. the absolutely perfect inward or personal excellency of Christ; the majesty

1. of the angels 3c

f. as apparent in their exterior brightness

4. a most glorious condition, most exalted state

a. of that condition with God the Father in heaven to which Christ was raised after he had achieved his work on earth

b. the glorious condition of blessedness into which is appointed and promised that true Christians shall enter after their Saviour's return from heaven

Bible References:

dignities ( 2 )
glorious ( 6 )
glory ( 145 )
honour ( 6 )
praise ( 4 )
worship ( 1 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.