A precious yellow metallic element, highly malleable and ductile, and not subject to oxidation or corrosion. Symbol: Au; atomic weight: 196.967; atomic number: 79; specific gravity: 19.3 at 20 degrees Celsius. A monetary standard. Symbolic of money, wealth, riches. Something likened to this metal in brightness, preciousness, superiority – as example: a heart of gold. A bright, metallic yellow color, sometimes tending toward brown.
Spiritual metaphors: Divine Nature of Jesus Christ, Glory, Sacred to God, Faith of the Saints, Refining Process, Rare, Arrival, Passing the Test, Incorruptible, Pure, Authority, Kingship, Royalty, Richness, Excellence, Healing, and Compassion.
A sampling of Biblical scriptures: Malachi 3:3; Zechariah 13:9; Matthew 2:11; Acts 3:6; Hebrews 11.