5475. chalkos
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chalkos: copper or bronze
Original Word: χαλκός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: chalkos
Phonetic Spelling: (khal-kos')
Short Definition: copper, brass, money
Definition: copper, brass, money; a brazen musical instrument.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
copper or bronze
NASB Translation
bronze (1), copper (1), gong (1), money (2).

STRONGS NT 5475: χαλκός

χαλκός, χαλκοῦ, , from Homer down, the Sept. for נְחֹשֶׁת, brass: 1 Corinthians 13:1; Revelation 18:12; (like the Latinaes) what is made of brass, money, coins of brass (also of silver and of gold), Matthew 10:9; Mark 6:8; Mark 12:41. (B. D., under the word Brass; Dict. of Antiq., under the wordaes.)

money, copper or bronze

Perhaps from chalao through the idea of hollowing out as a vessel (this metal being chiefly used for that purpose); copper (the substance, or some implement or coin made of it) -- brass, money.

see GREEK chalao

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