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Lexicon :: Strong's H4899 - māšîaḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1255c

Strong’s Definitions

מָשִׁיחַ mâshîyach, maw-shee'-akh; from H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically, the Messiah:—anointed, Messiah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H4899 in the following manner: anointed (37x), Messiah (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H4899 in the following manner: anointed (37x), Messiah (2x).
  1. anointed, anointed one

    1. of the Messiah, Messianic prince

    2. of the king of Israel

    3. of the high priest of Israel

    4. of Cyrus

    5. of the patriarchs as anointed kings

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָשִׁיחַ mâshîyach, maw-shee'-akh; from H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically, the Messiah:—anointed, Messiah.
STRONGS H4899: Abbreviations
מָשִׁיחַ noun masculine anointed; — absolute מ׳ Leviticus 4:3 5 times; construct מְשִׁיחַ Lamentations 4:20 11 times; suffix מְשִׁיחִי Psalm 132:17; 1 Samuel 2:35; מְשִׁיחֶ֑ךָ Habakkuk 3:13 + 5 times; מְשִׁיחוֺ Psalm 2:2 9 times; plural suffix מְשִׁיחָ֑י Psalm 105:15; 1 Chronicles 16:22; —
1. king of Israel anointed by divine command, יהוה מ׳ 1 Samuel 24:7 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 24:11; 1 Samuel 26:9,11,16,23; 2 Samuel 1:14; 2 Samuel 1:16; 2 Samuel 19:22; Lamentations 4:20; אלהי עַקב מ׳ 2 Samuel 23:1; so with suffixes reference to י׳, 1 Samuel 12:3,5; 1 Samuel 16:6; Psalm 20:7; Psalm 28:8; Habakkuk 3:13; Davidic dynasty with Messianic ideals attached Psalm 2:2; Psalm 18:51, = 2 Samuel 22:51; Psalm 89:39; Psalm 89:52; Psalm 132:10 2 Chronicles 6:42; Psalm 132:17; 1 Samuel 2:10,35.
2. high priest of Israel, הַכֹּהֵן הַמָּשִׁיחַ, Leviticus 4:3,5,16; Leviticus 6:15 (P); מְשִׁיחֶ֑ךָ Psalm 84:10.
3. Cyrus as commissioned by י׳, מְשִׁיחוֺ Isaiah 45:1.
4. Messianic prince, עַדמָֿשִׁיחַ נָגִיד Daniel 9:25 = מָשִׁיחַ Daniel 9:26 (see BrMP 422 f.; others distinguished מ׳ Daniel 9:25 from Daniel 9:26 and refer Daniel 9:25 to Cyrus [as 3; so Ew see Leng Schü Co Behrm], or high priest Joshua [as 2; so Gr Bev], Daniel 9:26 to Seleucus IV [Ew see Leng], or high priest Onias III. [Hi Gr Co Bev Behrm]).
5. patriarchs, regarded as anointed kings Psalm 105:15 = 1 Chronicles 16:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:3; 4:3; 4:5; 4:16; 6:15

1 Samuel

2:10; 2:35; 2:35; 12:3; 12:5; 16:6; 24:7; 24:11; 26:9; 26:11; 26:16; 26:23

2 Samuel

1:14; 1:16; 19:22; 22:51; 23:1

1 Chronicles

16:22; 16:22

2 Chronicles



2:2; 2:2; 20:7; 28:8; 84:10; 89:39; 89:52; 105:15; 105:15; 132:10; 132:17; 132:17




4:20; 4:20


9:25; 9:25; 9:25; 9:26; 9:26; 9:26


3:13; 3:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4899 matches the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (māšîaḥ),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:3 - if the anointed H4899 priest sins so as to bring guilt on the people, then let him offer to the LORD a [fn]bull without defect as a sin offering for the sin he has [fn]committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:5 - ‘Then the anointed H4899 priest is to take some of the blood of the bull and bring it to the tent of meeting,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:16 - ‘Then the anointed H4899 priest is to bring some of the blood of the bull to the tent of meeting;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:22 - “The anointed H4899 priest who will be in his place [fn]among his sons shall [fn]offer it. By a permanent ordinance it shall be entirely offered up in smoke to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:10 - “Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered;
Against them He will thunder in the heavens,
The LORD will judge the ends of the earth;
And He will give strength to His king,
And will exalt the [fn]horn of His anointed.” H4899
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:35 - ‘But I will raise up for Myself a faithful priest who will do according to what is in My heart and in My soul; and I will build him an enduring house, and he will walk before My anointed H4899 always.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:3 - “Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed. H4899 Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:5 - He said to them, “The LORD is witness against you, and His anointed H4899 is witness this day that you have found nothing in my hand.” And they said,He is witness.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:6 - When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, “Surely the LORDS anointed H4899 is before Him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:6 - So he said to his men, “Far be it from me because of the LORD that I should do this thing to my lord, the LORDS anointed, H4899 to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the LORDS anointed.” H4899
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:10 - “Behold, this day your eyes have seen that the LORD had given you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you, but my eye had pity on you; and I said, ‘I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, for he is the LORDS anointed.’ H4899
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:9 - But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him, for who can stretch out his hand against the LORDS anointed H4899 and be without guilt?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:11 - “The LORD forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the LORDS anointed; H4899 but now please take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let us go.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - “This thing that you have done is not good. As the LORD lives, all of you [fn]must surely die, because you did not guard your lord, the LORDS anointed. H4899 And now, see where the king’s spear is and the jug of water that was at his head.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:23 - “The LORD will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the LORD delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the LORDS anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:14 - Then David said to him, “How is it you were not afraid to stretch out your hand to destroy the LORDS anointed?” H4899
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:16 - David said to him, “Your blood is on your head, for your mouth has testified against you, saying, ‘I have killed the LORDS anointed.’” H4899
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - “O mountains of Gilboa,
Let not dew or rain be on you, nor fields of offerings;
For there the shield of the mighty was defiled,
The shield of Saul, not anointed H4899 with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:21 - But Abishai the son of Zeruiah said, “Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORDS anointed?” H4899
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - He is a tower of [fn]deliverance to His king,
And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, H4899
To David and his [fn]descendants forever.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these are the last words of David.
David the son of Jesse declares,
The man who was raised on high declares,
The anointed H4899 of the God of Jacob,
And the sweet psalmist of Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:22 - “Do not touch My anointed H4899 ones, H4899
And do My prophets no harm.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:42 - “O LORD God, do not turn away the face of Your anointed; H4899 remember Your lovingkindness to Your servant David.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:2 - The kings of the earth take their stand
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the LORD and against His [fn]Anointed, H4899 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:50 - He gives great [fn]deliverance to His king,
And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, H4899
To David and his [fn]descendants forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 20:6 - Now I know that the LORD saves His anointed; H4899
He will answer him from His holy heaven
With the [fn]saving strength of His right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:8 - The LORD is [fn]their strength,
And He is a [fn]saving defense to His anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:9 - Behold our shield, O God,
And look upon the face of Your anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:38 - But You have cast off and rejected,
You have been full of wrath [fn]against Your anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:51 - With which Your enemies have reproached, O LORD,
With which they have reproached the footsteps of Your anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:15 - “Do not touch My anointed H4899 ones, H4899
And do My prophets no harm.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:10 - For the sake of David Your servant,
Do not turn away the face of Your anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:17 - “There I will cause the horn of David to spring forth;
I have prepared a lamp for Mine anointed. H4899
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:1 - Thus says the LORD to Cyrus His anointed, H4899
Whom I have taken by the right hand,
To subdue nations before him
And [fn]to loose the loins of kings;
To open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:20 - The breath of our nostrils, the LORDS anointed, H4899
Was captured in their pits,
Of whom we had said, “Under his shadow
We shall live among the nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:25 - “So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a [fn]decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until [fn]Messiah H4899 the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with [fn]plaza and moat, even in times of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:26 - “Then after the sixty-two weeks the [fn]Messiah H4899 will be cut off and have [fn]nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. And [fn]its end will come with a flood; even to the end [fn]there will be war; desolations are determined.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:13 - You went forth for the salvation of Your people,
For the salvation of Your anointed. H4899
You struck the head of the house of the evil
To lay him open from [fn]thigh to neck. Selah.
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