218. aleipho
Strong's Concordance
aleipho: I anoint
Original Word: ἀλείφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aleipho
Phonetic Spelling: (al-i'-fo)
Definition: anoint
Usage: I anoint: festivally, in homage, medicinally, or in anointing the dead.
HELPS Word-studies

218 aleíphō – properly, to rub or smear olive oil on the body. 218 (aleíphō) is the ordinary term used for physically anointing the body with (olive) oil. Anointing brought healing and relief and hence became synonymous with gladness (festivity).

["Anointing" (218 /aleíphō) usually applied olive oil on the face, to refresh a guest. Oil was also applied to the feet to soothe and show honor (courtesy, respect). Anointing shares a "penetrating comfort" to impart strength and healing (joy).]

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 218: ἀλείφω

ἀλείφω: imperfect ἤλειφον; 1 aorist ἤλειψα; 1 aorist middle imperative ἄλειψαί; (allied with λίπος, grease; cf. Curtius, § 340; Vanicek, p. 811; Peile, p. 407; from Homer down); to anoint: τινα or τί, Mark 16:1; John 12:3; τινα or τί τίνι (Winer's Grammar, 227 (213)), as ἐλαίῳ, Luke 7:46{a}; Mark 6:13; James 5:14; μύρῳ, John 11:2; Luke 7:38, 46{b}; 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 , etc. [SYNONYMS: "ἀλείφειν is the mundane and profane, χρίειν the sacred and religious, word." Trench, § 38: Compare: ἐξαλείφω].

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a (as particle of union) and the base of liparos; to oil (with perfume) -- anoint.

see GREEK a

see GREEK liparos

Forms and Transliterations
αλειφομέναις αλείφοντας αλείφοντες αλείφουσιν αλειψαι άλειψαί ἄλειψαί αλειψαντες αλείψαντες ἀλείψαντες αλειψασα αλείψασα ἀλείψασα αλείψασθαι αλείψεις αλείψη αλείψομαι αλείψωσι αλειψωσιν ἀλείψωσιν ηλειμμένοι ήλειφε ηλειφεν ἤλειφεν ηλειφον ήλειφον ἤλειφον ηλειψάμην ηλειψας ήλειψας ήλειψάς ἤλειψας ηλείψατε ηλείψατο ήλειψε ήλειψέ ηλειψεν ἤλειψεν aleipsai áleipsaí aleipsantes aleípsantes aleipsasa aleípsasa aleipsosin aleipsōsin aleípsosin aleípsōsin eleiphen ēleiphen ḗleiphen eleiphon ēleiphon ḗleiphon eleipsas ēleipsas ḗleipsas eleipsen ēleipsen ḗleipsen
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 6:17 V-AMM-2S
GRK: δὲ νηστεύων ἄλειψαί σου τὴν
NAS: But you, when you fast, anoint your head
KJV: when thou fastest, anoint thine
INT: moreover fasting anoint your

Mark 6:13 V-IIA-3P
GRK: ἐξέβαλλον καὶ ἤλειφον ἐλαίῳ πολλοὺς
NAS: demons and were anointing with oil
KJV: devils, and anointed with oil many
INT: they cast out and anointed with oil many

Mark 16:1 V-ASA-3P
GRK: ἵνα ἐλθοῦσαι ἀλείψωσιν αὐτόν
NAS: that they might come and anoint Him.
KJV: that they might come and anoint him.
INT: that having come they might anoint him

Luke 7:38 V-IIA-3S
GRK: αὐτοῦ καὶ ἤλειφεν τῷ μύρῳ
NAS: His feet and anointing them with the perfume.
KJV: and anointed [them] with the ointment.
INT: of him and was anointing [them] with the ointment

Luke 7:46 V-AIA-2S
GRK: μου οὐκ ἤλειψας αὕτη δὲ
NAS: You did not anoint My head with oil,
KJV: thou didst not anoint: but this woman
INT: of me not you did anoint herself moreover

Luke 7:46 V-AIA-3S
GRK: δὲ μύρῳ ἤλειψεν τοὺς πόδας
NAS: with oil, but she anointed My feet
KJV: but this woman hath anointed my feet
INT: moreover with ointment anointed the feet

John 11:2 V-APA-NFS
GRK: Μαριὰμ ἡ ἀλείψασα τὸν κύριον
NAS: It was the Mary who anointed the Lord
KJV: which anointed the Lord
INT: Mary having anointed the Lord

John 12:3 V-AIA-3S
GRK: πιστικῆς πολυτίμου ἤλειψεν τοὺς πόδας
NAS: nard, and anointed the feet
KJV: very costly, and anointed the feet
INT: pure of great price anointed the feet

James 5:14 V-APA-NMP
GRK: ἐπ' αὐτὸν ἀλείψαντες αὐτὸν ἐλαίῳ
NAS: over him, anointing him with oil
KJV: over him, anointing him with oil
INT: over him having anointed him with oil

Strong's Greek 218
9 Occurrences

ἄλειψαί — 1 Occ.
ἀλείψαντες — 1 Occ.
ἀλείψασα — 1 Occ.
ἀλείψωσιν — 1 Occ.
ἤλειφεν — 1 Occ.
ἤλειφον — 1 Occ.
ἤλειψας — 1 Occ.
ἤλειψεν — 2 Occ.

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