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Lexicon :: Strong's G5548 - chriō

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χρίω
Transliteration
chriō
Pronunciation
khrē'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to χράομαι (G5530) through the idea of contact
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:493,1322

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

Strong’s Definitions

χρίω chríō, khree'-o; probably akin to G5530 through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service:—anoint.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G5548 in the following manner: anoint (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G5548 in the following manner: anoint (5x).
  1. to anoint

    1. consecrating Jesus to the Messianic office, and furnishing him with the necessary powers for its administration

    2. enduing Christians with the gifts of the Holy Spirit

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρίω chríō, khree'-o; probably akin to G5530 through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service:—anoint.
STRONGS NT 5548: χρίω
χρίω: 1 aorist ἀχρισα; (akin to χείρ ((?), see Curtius, § 201), χραίνω; properly, 'to touch with the hand', 'to besmear'); from Homer down; the Sept. for מָשַׁח; to anoint (on the persons who received anointing among the Hebrews, see χρῖσμα); in the N. T. only tropically, of God
a. consecrating Jesus to the Messianic office, and furnishing him with powers necessary for its administration (see χρῖσμα): Luke 4:18 (after Isaiah 61:1); contrary to common usage with an accusative of the thing, ἔλαιον, (like verbs of clothing, putting on, etc. (cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 4 a.; Buttmann, § 131, 6)), Hebrews 1:9 (from Psalm 44:8 (Ps. 45:8); in Theophilus ad Autol. 1, 12 we find χρίεσθαι ἔλαιον Θεοῦ and χρίεσθαι φωτί καί πνεύματι almost in the same sentence); πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καί δυνάμει, Acts 10:38; also χρίειν used absolutely, Acts 4:27.
b. enduing Christians with the gifts of the Holy Spirit (cf. Westcott on 1 John 2:20): 2 Corinthians 1:21. (Compare: ἐγχρίω, ἐπιχρίω. Synonym: see ἀλείφω, at the end)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
44:8; 45:8
Isaiah
61:1
Luke
4:18
Acts
4:27; 10:38
2 Corinthians
1:21
Hebrews
1:9
1 John
2:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5548 matches the Greek χρίω (chriō),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed G5548 me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:27 - For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, G5548 both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:38 - How God anointed G5548 Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:21 - Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed G5548 us, is God;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:9 - Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed G5548 thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
 
 
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