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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)
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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 as for you, when you fast, [fn]anoint G218 your head and wash your face,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:13 - And they were casting out many demons and were anointing G218 with oil many sick people and healing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:1 - When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of [fn]James, and Salome bought spices so that they might come and anoint G218 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - and standing behind Him at His feet, weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, and began kissing His feet and anointing G218 them with the perfume.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:46 - “You did not [fn]anoint G218 My head with oil, but she anointed G218 My feet with perfume.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:2 - And it was the Mary who anointed G218 the Lord with [fn]ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:3 - Mary then took a [fn]pound of very expensive perfume of pure nard, and anointed G218 the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:14 - Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, [fn]anointing G218 him with oil in the name of the Lord;
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