Gold, Golden - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Gold, Golden

[ A-1,Noun,G5557, chrusos ]
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,Noun,G5553, chrusion ]
a diminutive of No. 1, is used
(a) of "coin," primarily smaller than those in No. 1
(a), Acts 3:6; Acts 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; Revelation 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,Adjective,G5552, chruseos ]
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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