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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 NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives
and recovering of sight to the blind,
to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:27 - for truly in this city there were gathered together against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:38 - how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:21 - And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has anointed us,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:9 - You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
therefore God, your God, has anointed you
with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”
 
 
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