Dictionary Mode: easton:Gold
Gold @ (1.) Heb. zahab, so called from its yellow colour Exodus:25:11; 1Chronicles:28:18; 2Chronicals:3:5). (2.) Heb. segor, from its compactness, or as being enclosed or treasured up; thus precious or "fine gold" (kjvKings:6:20; 7:49). (3.) Heb. paz, native or pure gold Job:28:17; Psalms:19:10 Psalms:21:3, etc.). (4.) Heb. betzer, "ore of gold or silver" as dug out of the mine Job:36:19, where it means simply riches). (5.) Heb. kethem, i.e., something concealed or separated Job:28:16 Job:28:19 Psalms:45:9; Proverbs:25:12). Rendered "golden wedge" in Isaiah:13:12. (6.) Heb. haruts, i.e., dug out; poetic for gold Proverbs:8:10 Proverbs:16:16; Zechariah:9:3). Gold was known from the earliest times Genesis:2:11). It was principally used for ornaments Genesis:24:22). It was very abundant ( 1Chronicles:22:14; Nahum:2:9; Daniel:3:1). Many tons of it were used in connection with the temple ( 2Chronicals:1:15). It was found in Arabia, Sheba, and Ophir (kjvKings:9:28; 10:1; Job:28:16), but not in Palestine. In Daniel:2:38, the Babylonian Empire is spoken of as a "head of gold" because of its great riches; and Babylon was called by Isaiah (14:4) the "golden city" (R.V. marg., "exactress," adopting the reading _marhebah_, instead of the usual word _madhebah_).
Golden calf @ Exodus:32:4 Exodus:32:8 Deuteronomy:9:16; Nehemiah:9:18). This was a molten image of a calf which the idolatrous Israelites formed at Sinai. This symbol was borrowed from the custom of the Egyptians. It was destroyed at the command of Moses Exodus:32:20). (See AARON ; MOSES.)
Goldsmith @ Nehemiah:3:8 Nehemiah:3:32 Isaiah:40:19 Isaiah:41:7 Isaiah:46:6 ). The word so rendered means properly a founder or finer.
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