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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Gold, Golden

A — 1: χρυσός

(Strong's #5557 — Noun Masculine — chrusos — khroo-sos' )

is used (a) of "coin," Matthew 10:9; James 5:3; (b) of "ornaments," Matthew 23:16,17; James 5:3 (perhaps both coin and ornaments); Revelation 18:12; some mss. have it instead of No. 2 in 1 Corinthians 3:12; (c) of "images," Acts 17:29; (d) of "the metal in general," Matthew 2:11; Revelation 9:7 (some mss. have it in Revelation 18:16 ).

A — 2: χρυσίον

(Strong's #5553 — Noun Neuter — chrusion — khroo-see'-on )

a diminutive of No. 1, is used (a) of "coin," primarily smaller than those in No. 1 (a), Acts 3:6; 20:33; 1 Peter 1:18; (b) of "ornaments," 1 Peter 3:3 , and the following (in which some mss. have No. 1), 1 Timothy 2:9; Revelation 17:4; 18:16; (c) of "the metal in general," Hebrews 9:4; 1 Peter 1:7; Revelation 21:18,21; metaphorically, (d) of "sound doctrine and its effects," 1 Corinthians 3:12; (e) of "righteousness of life and conduct," Revelation 3:18 .

B — 1: χρύσεος

(Strong's #5552 — Adjective — chruseos — khroo'-seh-os )

denotes "golden," i.e., made of, or overlaid with, gold, 2 Timothy 2:20; Hebrews 9:4 , and fifteen times in the Apocalypse.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Gold, Golden'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/g/gold-golden.html. 1940.

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