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Strong's #3462 - μυρίζω

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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ι rub with ointment or unguent, anoint, Ar. Lys. 938, Alc. Com. 23; μύροισιν μ. Ar. Pl. 529: Med., anoint oneself, Antiph. 148.5, Men. 518.15; ἐξ ἀλαβάστου Alex. 62.1: Pass., μεμυρις μένοι τὸ σῶμα Hdt. 1.195, cf. Antiph. 190.2, Arist. Mir. 832a4; μυρίζεσθαι τὴν κεφαλήν Plu. 2.142a.

II in Pass. also, μ. τινί to be fragrant with.., Hld. 10.26. (Cf. σμυρίζω.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μυρίζω: 1 aorist infinitive μυρίσαι; (μύρον); from Herodotus down; to anoint: Mark 14:8.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* μυρίζω

(< μύρον ),

Ionic and poët. (comic),

to anoint: Mark 14:8.†

SYN.: v.s. ἀλείφω G218, and cf. μύρον .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

On the formation of this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Mark 12:34), which is found from Aristotle downwards, as equivalent to νουνεχόντως (Lob. Phryn. p. 599), see Giles Manual of Comparative Philology.2, p. 240, where reference is made to the adj. νουνεχής and the subst. νουνέχεια in the later Greek.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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μυρισαι μυρίσαι murisai myrisai myrísai
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