chalkos: copper or bronzeOriginal Word: χαλκός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
copper, brass, moneyDefinition:
copper, brass, money; a brazen musical instrument.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
copper or bronzeNASB Translation
bronze (1), copper (1), gong (1), money (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5475: χαλκόςχαλκός
, from Homer
down, the Sept.
: 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