Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5545 - χρῖσμα
- anything smeared on, unguent, ointment, usually prepared by the Hebrews from oil and aromatic herbs. Anointing was the inaugural ceremony for priests
ατος, τό, (χρίω)
later form for χρῖμα (q.v.), found in codd. of X. Smp. 2.4, An. 4.4.13, Thphr. Od. 8, 15, Sor. 1.4, Gal. 6.402, etc.
II anointing, unction, LXX Exodus 29:7, LXX Exodus 35:15, Gal. 10.892.
2. in NT of spiritual grace, χρῖσμα ἔχετε ἀπὸ τοῦ ἁγίου 1 Jo. 2.20, cf. 27.
III coating of wall, plaster, D.S. 2.9, Luc. Hist.Conscr. 62. (The usual accent χρίσμα is wrong, cf. χρῖμα.)
(T, χρῖσμα ,, as in cl.; v. Tdf., Pr., 102; Bl., § 4, 2), -τος , το
(< χρίω ),
later form of χρῖμα (Æsch., al.),
[in LXX for H4888 and cogn. forms (Exodus 29:7, al.);]
an anointing, unction (the result of the action χρίειν ; ICC, in l; but cf. Westc., in l, for the view that the oil, not the act, is meant): 1 John 2:20; 1 John 2:27.†
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