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Lexicon :: Strong's G218 - aleiphō

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aleiphō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as particle of union) and the base of λιπαρός (G3045)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:229,37

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

Strong’s Definitions

ἀλείφω aleíphō, al-i'-fo; from G1 (as particle of union) and the base of G3045; to oil (with perfume):—anoint.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G218 in the following manner: anoint (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G218 in the following manner: anoint (9x).
  1. to anoint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀλείφω aleíphō, al-i'-fo; from G1 (as particle of union) and the base of G3045; to oil (with perfume):—anoint.
ἀλείφω: imperfect ἤλειφον; 1 aorist ἤλειψα; 1 aorist middle imperative ἄλειψαι; [allied with λίπος, grease; cf. Curtius, § 340; Vanicek, p. 811; Peile, p. 407; from Homer down]; to anoint: τινά or τί, Mark 16:1; John 12:3; τινά or τί τινι [Winer's Grammar, 227 (213)], as ἐλαίῳ, Luke 7:46a; Mark 6:13; James 5:14; μύρῳ, John 11:2; Luke 7:38, 46b; middle, Matthew 6:17 (literally, 'anoint for thyself thy head,' unge tibi caput tuum; cf. Winers Grammar, 257 (242); Buttmann, 192 (166f)). Cf. Winers RWB under the word Salbe; [B. D. or McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia, under the word Anoint, etc. Synonyms: "ἀλείφειν is the mundane and profane, χρίειν the sacred and religious, word." Trench, § 38. Compare: ἐξαλείφω].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

6:13; 16:1
7:38; 7:46; 7:46
11:2; 12:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G218 matches the Greek ἀλείφω (aleiphō),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:17 - But thou, when thou fastest, anoint G218 thine head, and wash thy face;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:13 - And they cast out many devils, and anointed G218 with oil many that were sick, and healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:1 - And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint G218 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed G218 them with the ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:46 - My head with oil thou didst G218  not anoint: G218 but this woman hath anointed G218 my feet with ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:2 - (It was that Mary which anointed G218 the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:3 - Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed G218 the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:14 - Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing G218 him with oil in the name of the Lord:
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