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Thin sheets of gold produced by hammering and used to overlay objects of lesser value. Several objects were overlayed with gold in this manner: the golden shields of Solomon (1 Kings 10:16-17 ), the lampstands of the tabernacle (Exodus 25:18 ,Exodus 25:18,25:31 ,Exodus 25:31,25:36; Exodus 37:7 ,Exodus 37:7,37:22; Numbers 8:4 ), and idols (Isaiah 40:19 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Beaten Gold'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​b/beaten-gold.html. 1991.