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Lexicon :: Strong's G1637 - elaion

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e'-lī-on (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ἐλαία (G1636)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:470,221

Trench's Synonyms: xxxviii. ἔλαιον, μύρον (χρίω, ἀλείφω).

Strong’s Definitions

ἔλαιον élaion, el'-ah-yon; neuter of the same as G1636; olive oil:—oil.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G1637 in the following manner: oil (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G1637 in the following manner: oil (11x).
  1. olive oil

    1. for fuel for lamps

    2. for healing the sick

    3. for anointing the head and body at feasts

    4. mentioned among articles of commerce

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔλαιον élaion, el'-ah-yon; neuter of the same as G1636; olive oil:—oil.
STRONGS NT 1637: ἔλαιον
ἔλαιον, -ου, τό, [from Homer down], Sept. chiefly for שֶׁמֶן, also for יִצְהָר; olive-oil: used for feeding lamps, Matthew 25:3f, 8; for healing the sick, Mark 6:13; Luke 10:34; James 5:14; for anointing the head and body at feasts (Athen. 15, c. 11) [cf. under the word μύρον], Luke 7:46; Hebrews 1:9 (on which passage see ἀγαλλίασις); mentioned among articles of commerce, Luke 16:6; Revelation 6:6; Revelation 18:13. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Oel; Furrer in Schenkel 4:354; Schnedermann, Die Biblical Symbolik des Oelbaumes u. d. Oeles, in the Zeitschr. f. d. luth. Theol. for 1874, p. 4ff; [B. D., under the word Oil, II. 4; and Meyer edition Weiss on Mark 6:13].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

25:3; 25:8
6:13; 6:13
7:46; 10:34; 16:6
6:6; 18:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1637 matches the Greek ἔλαιον (elaion),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:3 - “Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:4 - “but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:8 - “And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:13 - And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many who were sick, and healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:46 - “You did not anoint My head with oil, but this woman has anointed My feet with fragrant oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:34 - “So he went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine; and he set him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:6 - “And he said, ‘A hundred measures[fn] of oil.’ So he said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:9 - You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness;
Therefore God, Your God,
has anointed You
With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:14 - Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:6 - And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, “A quart[fn] of wheat for a denarius,[fn] and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:13 - “and cinnamon and incense, fragrant oil and frankincense, wine and oil, fine flour and wheat, cattle and sheep, horses and chariots, and bodies and souls of men.
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