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Lexicon :: Strong's H5480 - sûḵ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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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 - “You will have olive trees throughout your territory but you will not anoint H5480 yourself with the oil, because your olives will drop off prematurely.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:3 - “Wash yourself therefore, and anoint H5480 yourself, and put on your best clothes, and go down to the threshing floor; but do not reveal yourself to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:20 - So David got up from the ground, washed, anointed H5480 himself, and changed his clothes; and he went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he went to his own house, and when he asked, they served him food, and he ate.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - So Joab sent a messenger to Tekoa and [fn]brought a wise woman from there, and said to her, “Please follow mourning rites, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint H5480 yourself with oil but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for many days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated by name got up, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked people from the spoils; they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed H5480 them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:9 - “Then I bathed you with water, washed off your blood from you, and anointed H5480 you with oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:3 - I did not eat any [fn]tasty food, nor did meat or wine enter my mouth, nor did I use H5480 any ointment H5480 at H5480 all H5480 until the entire three weeks were completed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:15 - “You will sow but you will not harvest.
You will tread the olive press but will not anoint H5480 yourself with oil;
And tread out sweet wine, but you will not drink any wine.
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