5548. chrió
Strong's Concordance
chrió: to anoint
Original Word: χρίω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chrió
Phonetic Spelling: (khree'-o)
Definition: to anoint
Usage: I anoint, consecrate by anointing.
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5548 xríō – to anoint by rubbing or pouring olive oil on someone to represent the flow (empowering) of the Holy Spirit. Anointing (literally) involved rubbing olive oil on the head, etc., especially to present someone as divinely-authorized (appointed by God) to serve as prophet, priest or king, etc. See 1 Ki 19:16; Lev 8:12; Ps 133:2; 1 Sam 10:1, 16:13; 2 Sam 2:4, 5:3.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
to anoint
NASB Translation
anointed (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5548: χρίω

χρίω: 1 aorist ἀχρισα; (akin to χείρ ((?), see Curtius, § 201), χραίνω; properly, 'to touch with the hand', 'to besmear'); from Homer down; the Sept. for מָשַׁח; to anoint (on the persons who received anointing among the Hebrews, see χρῖσμα); in the N. T. only tropically, of God a. consecrating Jesus to the Messianic office, and furnishing him with powers necessary for its administration (see χρῖσμα): Luke 4:18 (after Isaiah 61:1); contrary to common usage with an accusative of the thing, ἔλαιον, (like verbs of clothing, putting on, etc. (cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 4 a.; Buttmann, § 131, 6)), Hebrews 1:9 (from Psalm 44:8 (); in Theophilus ad Autol. 1, 12 we find χρίεσθαι ἔλαιον Θεοῦ and χρίεσθαι φωτί καί πνεύματι almost in the same sentence); πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καί δυνάμει, Acts 10:38; also χρίειν used absolutely, Acts 4:27.

b. enduing Christians with the gifts of the Holy Spirit (cf. Westcott on 1 John 2:20): 2 Corinthians 1:21. (Compare: ἐγχρίω, ἐπιχρίω. Synonym: see ἀλείφω, at the end)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably akin to chraomai through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service -- anoint.

see GREEK chraomai

Forms and Transliterations
έχρισα έχρισά εχρίσαμεν έχρισαν εχρισας έχρισας ἔχρισας έχρισε έχρισέ εχρισεν έχρισεν ἔχρισεν ἔχρισέν εχρίσθη κέχρικά κέχρικέ κεχρισμένα κεχρισμένος κέχρισται χρίειν χρίετέ χριόμενοι χρίουσι χρίσαι χρίσαί χρισας χρίσας χρισάτω χρισείς χρίσεις χρίση χρισθήναι χρίσον χρίσονται χρίσωσιν χροάν chrisas chrísas echrisas échrisas echrisen échrisen échrisén
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 4:18 V-AIA-3S
GRK: οὗ εἵνεκεν ἔχρισέν με εὐαγγελίσασθαι
KJV: because he hath anointed me
INT: of which because he anointed me to preach good news

Acts 4:27 V-AIA-2S
GRK: Ἰησοῦν ὃν ἔχρισας Ἡρῴδης τε
NAS: Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod
KJV: whom thou hast anointed, both
INT: Jesus whom you did anoint Herod both

Acts 10:38 V-AIA-3S
GRK: Ναζαρέθ ὡς ἔχρισεν αὐτὸν ὁ
NAS: God anointed Him with the Holy
KJV: How God anointed Jesus of
INT: Nazareth how anointed him

2 Corinthians 1:21 V-APA-NMS
GRK: Χριστὸν καὶ χρίσας ἡμᾶς θεός
NAS: us with you in Christ and anointed us is God,
KJV: and hath anointed us,
INT: Christ and having anointed us [is] God

Hebrews 1:9 V-AIA-3S
GRK: διὰ τοῦτο ἔχρισέν σε ὁ
KJV: God, hath anointed thee
INT: because of this anointed you

Strong's Greek 5548
5 Occurrences

χρίσας — 1 Occ.
ἔχρισας — 1 Occ.
ἔχρισέν — 3 Occ.

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