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Lexicon :: Strong's H5480 - sûḵ

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TWOT Reference: 1474

Strong’s Definitions

סוּךְ çûwk, sook; a primitive root; properly, to smear over (with oil), i.e. anoint:—anoint (self), × at all.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H5480 in the following manner: anoint... (8x), at all (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H5480 in the following manner: anoint... (8x), at all (1x).
  1. to anoint, pour in anointing

    1. (Qal) to anoint

      1. to anoint oneself

      2. to anoint (another)

      3. to be poured

    2. (Hiphil) to anoint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סוּךְ çûwk, sook; a primitive root; properly, to smear over (with oil), i.e. anoint:—anoint (self), × at all.
STRONGS H5480: Abbreviations
† I. [סוּךְ, סִיךְ verb pour in anointing, anoint (Late Hebrew Aramaic סוּךְ anoint); —
Qal Perfect 2nd person feminine singular וָסַכְתְּ consecutive Ruth 3:3; 1st person singular סָ֑כְתִּי Daniel 10:3; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תָּסוּךְ Deuteronomy 28:40; Micah 6:15; 2nd person feminine singular תָּסוּכִי 2 Samuel 14:2; 1st person singular suffix וָאֲסֻכֵֿךְ Ezekiel 16:9; 3rd person masculine plural suffix וַיְסֻכוּם 2 Chronicles 28:15; also (probably) 3rd person masculine singular וַ֫יָּסֶךְ 2 Samuel 12:20 (Ges§ 73 f.); Infinitive absolute סוֺךְ Daniel 10:3; apparently Imperfect passive is יִיסָ֔ךְ read יוסך Samaritan, compare Köi. 436 (and not Hoph., compare Gesl.c.); — anoint, in the toilet, often after washing; usually
1. reflexive anoint oneself, 2 Samuel 12:20; Ruth 3:3, סוֺךְ לֹאסָֿ֑כְתִּי Daniel 10:3; + שֶׁמֶן as accusative of material 2 Samuel 14:2; Micah 6:15; Deuteronomy 28:40.
2. active, anoint another Ezekiel 16:9 (בַּשֶּׁמֶן), 2 Chronicles 28:15.
3. passive, be poured, Exodus 30:32 (P; subject the sacred oil).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




28:40; 28:40


3:3; 3:3

2 Samuel

12:20; 12:20; 14:2; 14:2

2 Chronicles

28:15; 28:15


16:9; 16:9


10:3; 10:3; 10:3


6:15; 6:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5480 matches the Hebrew סוּךְ (sûḵ),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:40 - Thou shalt have olive-trees throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:3 - Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the threshing-floor, but make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:20 - Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel; and he came into the house of Jehovah, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - And Joab sent to Tekoa, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning apparel, I pray thee, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that hath a long time mourned for the dead:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - And the men that have been mentioned by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them upon asses, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm-trees, unto their brethren: then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:9 - Then washed I thee with water; yea, I thoroughly washed away thy blood from thee, and I anointed thee with oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:3 - I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine into my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:15 - Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not anoint thee with oil; and the vintage, but shalt not drink the wine.
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