Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4887 - מְשַׁח
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 Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מְשַׁח Chald. oil, Ezra 6:9, 7:22.