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Lexicon :: Strong's G5557 - chrysos

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chrysos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from the base of χράομαι (G5530) (through the idea of the utility of the metal), gold
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Strong’s Definitions

χρυσός chrysós, khroo-sos'; perhaps from the base of G5530 (through the idea of the utility of the metal); gold; by extension, a golden article, as an ornament or coin:—gold.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G5557 in the following manner: gold (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G5557 in the following manner: gold (13x).
  1. precious things made of gold, golden ornaments

    1. an image made of gold

    2. stamped gold, gold coin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρυσός chrysós, khroo-sos'; perhaps from the base of G5530 (through the idea of the utility of the metal); gold; by extension, a golden article, as an ornament or coin:—gold.
χρυσός, χρυσοῦ, , from Homer down, Hebrew זָהָב, gold ( ἐπί γῆς καί ὑπό γῆς, Plato, legg. 5, p. 728 a.): universally, Matthew 2:11; 1 Corinthians 3:12 (R G L (others χρυσίον, which see)); Revelation 9:7; equivalent to precious things made of gold, golden ornaments, Matthew 23:16; 1 Timothy 2:9 (here L WH text χρυσίον); James 5:3; Revelation 17:4 (L WH text χρυσίον); Revelation 18:12,16 (L Tr text WH text χρυσίον); an image made of gold, Acts 17:29; stamped gold, gold coin, Matthew 10:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:11; 10:9; 23:16
1 Corinthians
1 Timothy
9:7; 17:4; 18:12; 18:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5557 matches the Greek χρυσός (chrysos),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:11 - And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, G5557 and frankincense, and myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:9 - Provide neither gold, G5557 nor silver, nor brass in your purses,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:16 - Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold G5557 of the temple, he is a debtor!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:17 - Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, G5557 or the temple that sanctifieth the gold? G5557
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:29 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, G5557 or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, G5557 silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, G5557 or pearls, or costly array;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:3 - Your gold G5557 and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:7 - And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, G5557 and their faces were as the faces of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold G5557 and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:12 - The merchandise of gold, G5557 and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:16 - And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, G5557 and precious stones, and pearls!
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