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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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A — 1: ἀργύριον
(Strong's #694 — Noun Neuter — argurion — ar-goo'-ree-on )

is rendered "silver" in Acts 3:6 ; 8:20 , RV (AV, "money"); 20:33; 1 Corinthians 3:12 (metaphorical); 1 Peter 1:18 . See MONEY , PIECE.

A — 2: ἄργυρος
(Strong's #696 — Noun Masculine — arguros — ar'-goo-ros )

akin to argos, "shining," denotes "silver." In each occurrence in the NT it follows the mention of gold, Matthew 10:9 ; Acts 17:29 ; James 5:3 ; Revelation 18:12 .

Note: For drachme, Luke 15:8 , see PIECE.

B — 1: ἀργύρεος
(Strong's #693 — Adjective — argureos — ar-goo'-reh-os )

signifies "made of silver," Acts 19:24 ; 2 Timothy 2:20 ; Revelation 9:20 .


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Silver'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/s/silver.html. 1940.

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