doxazó: to render or esteem glorious (in a wide application)Original Word: δοξάζωPart of Speech:
I glorify, honor, bestow glory onDefinition:
I glorify, honor, bestow glory on.
Cognate: 1392 doksázō (from 1391 /dóksa, "glory") – glorify; properly, to ascribe weight by recognizing real substance (value). See 1391 (doksa).
"Glorifying (1392 /doksázō) God" means valuing Him for who He really is. For example, "giving (ascribing) glory to God" personally acknowledges God in His true character (essence).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to render or esteem glorious (in a wide application)NASB Translation
full of glory (1), glorified (20), glorifies (1), glorify (19), glorifying (12), had glory (1), has...glory (1), honor (1), honored (2), magnify (1), praised (1), praising (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1392: δοξάζωδοξάζω
; (imperfect ἐδόξαζον
); future δοξάσω
; 1 aorist ἐδόξασα
; passive (present δοξάζομαι
); perfect δεδόξασμαι
; 1 aorist ἐδοξάσθην
); Vulg.honorifico, glorifico, clarifico
; the Sept.
chiefly for כָּבַד
, several times for פֵּאֵר
(in Exodus 34:29f, 35 δοξάζεσθαι
stands for קָרַן
, to shine);
1. to think, suppose, be of opinion, (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Xenophon, Plato, Thucydides, and following; nowhere in this sense in the sacred writings).
2. from Polybius (6, 53, 10 δεδοξασμένοι ἐπ' ἀρετή) on to praise, extol, magnify, celebrate: τινα, passive, Matthew 6:2; Luke 4:15; ἑαυτόν, to glorify oneself, John 8:54; Revelation 18:7; τόν λόγον τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 13:48; τό ὄνομα τοῦ κυρίου, Revelation 15:4; τόν Θεόν, Matthew 5:16; Matthew 9:8; Matthew 15:31; Mark 2:12; Luke 5:25; Luke 7:16; Luke 13:13; Luke 17:15; Luke 18:43; Luke 23:47; Acts 11:18; Acts 21:20 (Rec. κύριον); Romans 15:6, 9 (Winer's Grammar, § 44, 3 b.; 332 (311)); 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 4:14 Rec.; with the addition of ἐπί τίνι, for something, Luke 2:20; Acts 4:21; 2 Corinthians 9:13; ἐν ἐμοί, on account of me (properly, finding in me matter for giving praise (cf. Winer's Grammar, 387f (362f))), Galatians 1:24; ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τούτῳ, 1 Peter 4:16 L T Tr WH.
3. to honor, do honor to, hold in honor: τήν διακονίαν μου, by the most devoted administration of it endeavoring to convert as many Gentiles as possible to Christ, Romans 11:13; a member of the body, 1 Corinthians 12:26; Θεόν, to worship, Romans 1:21; with the adjunct ἐν τῷ σώματι, by keeping the body pure and sound, 1 Corinthians 6:20; τῷ θανάτῳ, to undergo death for the honor of God, John 21:19.
4. By a use not found in secular writings to make glorious, adorn with lustre, clothe with splendor;
a. to impart glory to something, render it excellent: perfect passive δεδόξασμαι, to excel, be preeminent; δεδοξασμένος, excelling, eminent, glorious, 2 Corinthians 3:10; δεδοξασμένῃ χαρά, surpassing i. e. heavenly, joy (A. V. full of glory), 1 Peter 1:8.
b. to make renowned, render illustrious, i. e. to cause the dignity and worth of some person or thing to become manifest and acknowledged: τόν λόγον τοῦ Θεοῦ, 2 Thessalonians 3:1 Christ, the Son of God, John 8:54; John 11:4; John 16:14; John 17:10; God the Father, John 13:31; John 14:13; John 15:8; John 17:1, 4; 1 Peter 4:11; τό ὄνομα τοῦ Θεοῦ, John 12:28.
c. to exalt to a glorious rank or condition (Isaiah 44:23; Isaiah 55:5, etc.; joined to ὑψοῦν, Isaiah 4:2; Esther 3:1): οὐχ ἑαυτόν ἐδόξασε did not assume to himself the dignity (equivalent to οὐχ ἑαυτῷ τήν τιμήν ἔλαβε, Esther 3:4), the words γενηθῆναι ἀρχιερέα being added epexegetically (Winer's Grammar, § 44, 1), Hebrews 5:5;. of God exalting, or rather restoring, Christ his Son to a state of glory in heaven: John 7:39; John 12:16 (); ; Acts 3:13; (see δόξα, III. 4 a.); of God bringing Christians to a heavenly dignity and condition (see δόξα, III. 4 b.): Romans 8:30. (Compare: ἐνδοξάζω, συνδοξάζω.)<1>
glorify, honor, magnify.
From doxa; to render (or esteem) glorious (in a wide application) -- (make) glorify(-ious), full of (have) glory, honour, magnify.
see GREEK doxa