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Strong's #4888 - מָשְׁחָה
1) consecrated portion, anointing oil, portion, ointment, anointing portion
1a) ointment (used to consecrate by anointing)
1b) anointing portion
2357) hsm (מסההה MShHh) AC: Smear CO: Ointment AB: ?: Ointments were made from oils and smeared on injuries for healing. Oil was also smeared on the heads of individuals who are being given the office of a prophet, priest or king as a sign of authority. [from: hm- as a drawing out]
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
2 consecrated portion; — absolute ׳מ Exodus 25:6 +; construct מִשְׁחַת Exodus 30:25 +; —
1 ointment, the holy oil used in the consecration of the Aaronic priests, only in P; שֶׁמֶן הַמִּשְׁחָה Exodus 25:6; Exodus 29:7,21; Exodus 31:11; Exodus 35:8,15,28; Exodus 37:29; Exodus 39:38; Exodus 40:9; Leviticus 8:2,10,12,30; Leviticus 21:10; Numbers 4:16; מִשְׁחַת קֹדֶשׁ׳שׁ Exodus 30:25 (twice in verse); Exodus 30:31; יהוה׳מ ׳שׁ Leviticus 10:7; אֱלֹהָיו׳מ ׳שׁ Leviticus 21:12.
2 consecrated portion, of Aaron and his sons Leviticus 7:35 (twice in verse) (P).
מָשְׁחָה noun feminine consecrated portion (Ew§ 238 a possibly error of pointing); — Numbers 18:8 (P).
(1) inf. of the root מָשַׁח to anoint, see above.
(2) a part, a portion, Numbers 18:8, i.q. מִשְׁחָה No.2.