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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4473 - מִמְשַׁח

Word Origin
from (04886), in the sense of expansion
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) anointed, expansion

1a) meaning uncertain

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Ezekiel 1
Ezekiel 1
Ezekiel 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cmsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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]

V) hsm (מסההה MShHh) - Sm (vf: Paal, Niphal) |kjv: anoint, paint - Strongs: H4886 (מָשַׁח)

Nm ) hsm (מסההה MShHh) - Oil: What is smeared. [Aramaic only] KJV (2): oil - Strongs: H4887 (מְשַׁח)

Nf1) ehsm (מסהההה MShHhH) - Ointment: The oil that is smeared. KJV (26): anointing, anointed, ointment - Strongs: H4888 (מָשְׁחָה)

bm) hism (מסהיהה MShYHh) - Smeared: One who is smeared with oil as a sign of authority (prophet, priest or king) KJV (39): anointed, messiah - Strongs: H4899 (מָשִׁיחַ)

hm) hsmm (ממסההה MMShHh) - Smeared: One who is smeared with oil. KJV (1): anointed - Strongs: H4473 (מִמְשַׁח)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִמְשַׁח noun [masculine] dubious; only in כְּרוּב מִמְשַׁחהַסּוֺכֵךְ Ezekiel 28:14 cherub of expansion (then with Assyrian mašâhu, measure, Aramaic מְשַׁח id., etc.) that covereth, after ᵑ9 cherub extentus (far-reaching wings), " far-covering cherub," Ew (Or " umspannender"); the anointed cherub that covereth, AV Revelation , so Hä. Co thinks gloss, and reads אֶתכְּֿרוּבנְתַתִּיךָ; text dubious according to Siegf Kau SS Buhl Berthol.

מַשְׁחִית, [מַשְׁחֵת], מִשְׁחַת, [מָשְׁחָת] see שׁחת.

מִשְׁחָר see שׁחר.

מִשְׁטוֺחַ, [מִשְׁטָח] see שׁטח.

[מִשְׁטָר] see שׁטר.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִמְשַׁח m. expansion, Ezekiel 28:14. כְּרוּב מִמְשַׁח Vulg. Cherub extentus, i.e. with extended wings, comp. Exodus 25:20. Root מָשַׁח No.2.

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