chrusos: goldOriginal Word: χρυσός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
anything made of goldDefinition:
gold, anything made of gold, a gold coin.
Cognate: 5557 xrysós (a masculine noun) – gold, used also as a symbol of profound purchasing power ("potential acquisition"). See 5553 (xrysion).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5557: χρυσόςχρυσός
, from Homer
down, Hebrew זָהָב
(ὁ ἐπί γῆς καί ὁ ὑπό γῆς
, legg. 5, p. 728 a.): universally, Matthew 2:11
; 1 Corinthians 3:12
(R G L
, which see)); Revelation 9:7
; equivalent to precious things made of gold, golden ornaments, Matthew 23:16
; 1 Timothy 2:9
(here L WH
); James 5:3
; Revelation 17:4
); (L Tr text WH text χρυσίον); an image made of gold, Acts 17:29; stamped gold, gold coin, Matthew 10:9.<1>
Perhaps from the base of chraomai (through the idea of the utility of the metal); gold; by extension, a golden article, as an ornament or coin -- gold.
see GREEK chraomai