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TDNT Reference: 9:493,1322

Strong’s Definitions

Χριστός Christós, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 569x

The KJV translates Strong's G5547 in the following manner: Christ (569x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 569x
The KJV translates Strong's G5547 in the following manner: Christ (569x).
  1. Christ = "anointed"

    1. Christ was [and is]1 the Messiah, the Son of God

    2. anointed

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Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Χριστός Christós, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ.
χριστός, χριστη, χριστόν (χρίω), the Sept. for מָשִׁיחַ, anointed: ἱερεύς χριστός, Leviticus 4:5; Leviticus 6:22; οἱ χριστοι ἱερεῖς, 2 Macc. 1:10; the patriarchs are called, substantively, οἱ χριστοι Θεοῦ, Psalm 104:15 (Ps. 105:15); the singular χριστός τοῦ κυρίου (יְהוָה מְשִׁיחַ) king of Israel (see χρῖσμα), as 1 Samuel 2:10, 35; (1 Samuel 24:11; 1 Samuel 26:9, 11, 23); 2 Samuel 1:14; Psalm 2:2; Psalm 17:51 (Ps. 18:51); Habakkuk 3:13; (2 Chronicles 22:7); also of a foreign king, Cyrus, as sent of God, Isaiah 45:1; of the coming king whom the Jews expected to be the saviour of their nation and the author of their highest felicity: the name χριστός (מָשִׁיחַ, Chaldean מְשִׁיחָא) is not found in the O. T. but is first used of him in the Book of Enoch 48, 10 (cf. Schodde's note); 52, 4 (for the arguments by which some have attempted to prove that the section containing these passages is of Christian origin are not convincing (cf. υἱός τοῦ ἀνθρώπου, 2 and references)), after Psalm 2:2 referred to the Messiah; (cf. Psalms of Solomon 17:36 Psalm 18:6, 8). Cf. Keim, ii., 549 (English translation, 4:263f; Westcott 'Additional Note' on 1 John 5:1. On the general subject see Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch. § 29.) In the N. T. it is used:
1. of the Messiah, viewed in his generic aspects (the word, that is to say, being used as an appellative rather than a proper name), χριστός: Matthew 2:4; Matthew 16:16; Matthew 23:10; Matthew 24:5, 23; Matthew 26:63; Mark 8:29; Mark 12:35; Mark 13:21; Mark 14:61; Luke 3:15; Luke 4:41; Luke 20:41; Luke 22:67 (Luke 22:66); Luke 23:39; 24:26,46; John 1:20, 25 (John 1:41 (John 1:42) Rec.); John 3:28; 4:29; 6:69 Rec.; John 7:26, 31,41; 11:27; 12:34; 20:31; Acts 2:30 Rec., Acts 2:31; Acts 3:18; 8:5; 9:22; 17:3a; 18:5,28; 26:23; 1 John 2:22; 1 John 5:1; χριστός κυρίου or τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 2:26; Luke 9:20; Acts 4:26; without the article, Luke 2:11; Luke 23:2; John 1:41 (John 1:42) L T Tr WH; John 9:22; Acts 2:36; χριστός, βασιλεύς τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Mark 15:32; χριστός so used as to refer to Jesus, Revelation 20:4, 6; with τοῦ Θεοῦ added, Revelation 11:15; Revelation 12:10.
2. It is added, as an appellative (`Messiah', 'anointed'), to the proper name Ἰησοῦς
a. Ἰησοῦς χριστός, Jesus the Christ (`Messiah'): Acts 5:42 R G; Acts 9:34 (R G); 1 Corinthians 3:11 Rec.; 1 John 5:6 (R G L); Ἰησοῦς λεγόμενος χριστός, who they say is the Messiah ((cf. b. below)), Matthew 27:22; without the article Ἰησοῦς Χριστός, Jesus as Christ or Messiah, John 17:3; 1 John 4:2; 2 John 1:7 (but in all three examples it seems better to take χριστός as a proper name (see b. below)); Χριστός Ἰησοῦς, the Christ (Messiah) who is Jesus, (Matthew 1:18 WH marginal reading (see b. below)); Acts 5:42 L T Tr WH (R. V. Jesus as the Christ); Acts 19:4 Rec.
b. Χριστός is a proper name (cf. Winers Grammar, § 18, 9 N. 1; (as respects the use of a large or a small initial letter the critical editions vary: Tdf. seems to use the capital initial in all cases; Treg. is inconsistent (using a small letter, for instance, in all the examples under 1 above, except Luke 22:67 and John 4:29; in Matthew 1:1 a capital in Mark 1:1 a small letter, etc.); WH have adopted the principle of using a capital when the article is absent and avoiding it when the article is present (1 Pet. being intentionally excepted; the small letter being retained also in such examples as Luke 2:11; Luke 23:2; Acts 2:36, etc.); see WH. Introductory § 415])]): Matthew 1:17; Matthew 11:2; Romans 1:16 Rec.; Romans 7:4; 9:5; 14:18 (here L omits; Tr brackets the article); Rom. 15:19; 1 Corinthians 1:6, etc. without the article, Mark 9:41; Romans 6:4; Romans 8:9, 17; 1 Corinthians 1:12; Galatians 2:16f, 19 (Galatians 2:20), Galatians 2:21; Galatians 3:27; Philippians 1:10, 13, 19-21, 23; Philippians 2:16; Colossians 2:5, 8; Hebrews 3:6, and often. Ἰησοῦς Χριστός, Matthew 1:1, 18 (here Tr omits Ἰησοῦς; WH text brackets Ἰησοῦς; others have, Ἰησοῦς Χριστός which is unique; see WH's Appendix at the passage); Mark 1:1; John 1:17; Acts 2:38; Acts 3:6; Acts 4:10; Acts 8:12; (Acts 9:34 L T Tr WH); Acts 10:36; 11:17; 15:26; 16:18,31 (R G); Acts 20:21 (here L WH text omit; Tr brackets Χριστόν); Acts 28:31 (Tdf. omits Χριστόν); Romans 1:1 (R G WH text (see below)), Romans 1:6,8; Romans 2:16 (R G Tr text WH marginal reading (see below)); 1 Corinthians 1:7-9; 1 Corinthians 3:11 (G T Tr WH (Rec. Ἰησοῦς Χριστός)); 1 Corinthians 15:57, and very often in the Epistles of Paul and Peter; Hebrews 13:8, 21; 1 John 1:3, 7 (R G); 1 John 2:1; (1 John 2:6 G T Tr WH); 2 John 1:7 ((see a. above)); Jude 1:4, 17, 21; Revelation 1:1, 5; Revelation 22:21 (Buttmann, G (WH brackets others omit Χριστοῦ)). Χριστός Ἰησοῦς, Rom. (Romans 1:1 T Tr WH marginal reading (see above); Rom 2:16 T Tr marginal reading WH text (see above)); Rom 6:3 (WH brackets Ἰησοῦς); 1 Corinthians 1:2, 30; (1 Corinthians 3:11 Lachmann (see above)); Galatians 3:14 (here Tr text; WH text Ἰησοῦ Χριστῷ); Galatians 4:14; 5:6 (WH brackets Ἰησοῦ); Gal 6:15; Philippians 2:5; Philippians 3:3, 14; Colossians 2:6; 1 Timothy 1:2; 1 Timothy 2:5. Ἰησοῦς λεγόμενος Χριστός, surnamed 'Christ' ((cf. a. above)), Matthew 1:16. on the phrases ἐν Χριστῷ, ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ, see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 20, 2 a.). Χριστός and Ἰησοῦς Χριστός ἐν τισίν, preached among, 2 Corinthians 1:19; Colossians 1:21 (others (so R. V.) would take ἐν here internally (as in the following examples), within; cf. ἐν, I. 2); Χριστός ἐν τισίν is used of the person of Christ, who by his holy power and Spirit lives in the souls of his followers, and so moulds their characters that they bear his likeness, Romans 8:10 (cf. 9); 2 Corinthians 13:5; Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 3:17; a mind conformed to the mind of Christ, Galatians 4:19.
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4:5; 6:22
1 Samuel
2:10; 2:35; 24:11; 26:9; 26:11; 26:23
2 Samuel
2 Chronicles
2:2; 2:2; 18:6; 18:8; 104:15; 105:15
1:1; 1:1; 1:16; 1:17; 1:18; 1:18; 2:4; 11:2; 16:16; 23:10; 24:5; 24:23; 26:63; 27:22
1:1; 1:1; 8:29; 9:41; 12:35; 13:21; 14:61; 15:32
2:11; 2:11; 2:26; 3:15; 4:41; 9:20; 20:41; 22:66; 22:67; 22:67; 23:2; 23:2; 23:39; 24:26; 24:46
1:17; 1:20; 1:25; 1:41; 1:41; 1:42; 1:42; 3:28; 4:29; 4:29; 6:69; 7:26; 7:31; 7:41; 9:22; 11:27; 12:34; 17:3; 20:31
2:30; 2:31; 2:36; 2:36; 2:38; 3:6; 3:18; 4:10; 4:26; 5:42; 5:42; 8:5; 8:12; 9:22; 9:34; 9:34; 10:36; 11:17; 15:26; 16:18; 16:31; 17:3; 18:5; 18:28; 19:4; 20:21; 26:23; 28:31
1:1; 1:1; 1:6; 1:8; 1:16; 2:16; 2:16; 6:3; 6:4; 7:4; 8:9; 8:10; 8:17; 9:5; 14:18; 15:19
1 Corinthians
1:2; 1:6; 1:7; 1:8; 1:9; 1:12; 1:30; 3:11; 3:11; 3:11; 15:57
2 Corinthians
1:19; 13:5
2:16; 2:19; 2:20; 2:20; 2:21; 3:14; 3:27; 4:14; 4:19; 5:6; 6:15
1; 1:10; 1:13; 1:23; 2:5; 2:16; 3:3; 3:14
1:21; 2:5; 2:6; 2:8
1 Timothy
1:2; 2:5
3:6; 13:8; 13:21
1 John
1:3; 1:7; 2:1; 2:6; 2:22; 4:2; 5:1; 5:1; 5:6
2 John
1:7; 1:7
1:4; 1:17; 1:21
1:1; 1:5; 11:15; 12:10; 20:4; 20:6; 22:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5547 matches the Greek Χριστός (christos),
which occurs 529 times in 498 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 10 (Mat 1:1–Jhn 11:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:1 -

The book of the genealogy of [fn]Jesus [fn]Christ G5547, the son of David, the son of Abraham:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:16 -

And Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called [fn]Christ G5547.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:17 -

Therefore all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to [fn]the Christ G5547, fourteen generations.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:18 -

Now the birth of Jesus [fn]Christ G5547 was as follows: when His mother Mary had been [fn]betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - And gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he was inquiring of them where the [fn]Christ G5547 was to be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:2 -

Now when John in prison heard of the works of Christ G5547, he sent word by his disciples

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:16 - And Simon Peter answered and said, “You are [fn]the Christ G5547, the Son of the living God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:20 - Then He [fn]warned the disciples that they should tell no one that He was the [fn]Christ G5547.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:42 - saying, “What do you think about [fn]the Christ G5547, whose son is He?” They *said to Him, “The son of David.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:10 - “Do not be called instructors; for One is your Instructor, that is, Christ G5547.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:5 - “For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the [fn]Christ G5547,’ and will deceive many.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:23 - “Then if anyone says to you, ‘Behold, here is the [fn]Christ G5547,’ or[fn]There He is,’ do not believe him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:63 - But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest said to Him, “I put You under oath by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the [fn]Christ G5547, the Son of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:68 - and said, “Prophesy to us, O [fn]Christ G5547; who is the one who hit You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:17 - So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you? [fn]Barabbas, or Jesus who is called [fn]Christ G5547?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:22 - Pilate *said to them, “Then, what shall I do with Jesus who is called [fn]Christ G5547?” They all *said, “Let Him be crucified!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:1 -

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ G5547, the Son of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:29 - And He continued asking them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter *answered and *said to Him, “You are the [fn]Christ G5547.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:41 - “For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name because you are of Christ G5547, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:35 -

And Jesus began to say, as He taught in the temple, “How is it that the scribes say that the [fn]Christ G5547 is the son of David?

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:21 - “And then if anyone says to you, ‘Behold, here is the [fn]Christ G5547’; or, ‘Behold, He is there’; do not believe him;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:61 - But He kept silent and did not answer. Again the high priest was questioning Him and *said to Him, “Are You the [fn]Christ G5547, the Son of the Blessed One?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:32 - “Let this [fn]Christ G5547, the King of Israel, now come down from the cross, so that we may see and believe!” Those who were crucified with Him were also insulting Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:11 - For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is [fn]Christ G5547 the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:26 - And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the [fn]Lord’s [fn]Christ G5547.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:15 -

Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were reasoning in their hearts about John, as to whether he was the [fn]Christ G5547,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:41 - And demons also were coming out of many, shouting and saying, “You are the Son of God!” But rebuking them, He was not allowing them to speak, because they knew Him to be the [fn]Christ G5547.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:20 - And He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” And Peter answered and said, “The [fn]Christ G5547 of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:41 -

Then He said to them, “How is it that they say the [fn]Christ G5547 is David’s son?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:67 - “If You are the [fn]Christ G5547, tell us.” But He said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is [fn]Christ G5547, a King.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:35 - And the people stood by, looking on. And even the rulers were scoffing at Him, saying, “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is the [fn]Christ G5547 of God, His Chosen One.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:39 -

And one of the criminals hanging there was blaspheming Him, saying, “Are You not the [fn]Christ G5547? Save Yourself and us!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:26 - “Was it not necessary for the [fn]Christ G5547 to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:46 - and He said to them, “Thus it is written, that the [fn]Christ G5547 would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:17 - For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ G5547.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:20 - And he confessed and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the [fn]Christ G5547.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:25 - And they asked him, and said to him, “Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the [fn]Christ G5547, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:41 - He first *found his own brother Simon and *said to him, “We have found the Messiah” (which translated means [fn]Christ G5547).
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:28 - “You yourselves [fn]are my witnesses that I said, ‘I am not the [fn]Christ G5547,’ but, ‘I have been sent ahead of Him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:25 - The woman *said to Him, “I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called [fn]Christ G5547); when He comes, He will declare all things to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:29 - “Come, see a man who told me all the things that I have done; is this not the [fn]Christ G5547?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:26 - “And look, He is speaking openly, and they are saying nothing to Him. Do the rulers truly know that this is the [fn]Christ G5547?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:27 - “However, we know where this man is from; but whenever the Christ G5547 comes, no one knows where He is from.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:31 - But many of the crowd believed in Him; and they were saying, “When the [fn]Christ G5547 comes, will He do more [fn]signs than this man did?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:41 - Others were saying, “This is the [fn]Christ G5547.” Still others were saying, “No, for is the [fn]Christ G5547 going to come from Galilee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:42 - “Has not the Scripture said that the Christ G5547 comes from the seed of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:22 - His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him to be [fn]Christ G5547, he was to be put out of the synagogue.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:24 - The Jews then gathered around Him, and were saying to Him, “How long [fn]will You keep us in suspense? If You are the [fn]Christ G5547, tell us openly.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:27 - She *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; I have believed that You are the [fn]Christ G5547, the Son of God, [fn]the One who comes into the world.”

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