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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4888 - מָשְׁחָה

mishchâh, moshchâh
meesh-khaw', mosh-khaw'  
Word Origin
from (04886)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) consecrated portion, anointing oil, portion, ointment, anointing portion

1a) ointment (used to consecrate by anointing)

1b) anointing portion

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5545 ‑ χρῖσμα (khris'‑mah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (26) NAS (25) HCS (24)
Exodus 14
Leviticus 8
Numbers 2
Exodus 13
Leviticus 8
Numbers 2
Exodus 14
Leviticus 8
Numbers 2
n-cfs 18
n-cfsc 7
n-cfs 18
n-cfsc 7
n-cfs 18
n-cfsc 7

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
 מִשְׁחָה noun feminine 1. ointment;

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).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָשְׁחָה f.

(1) inf. of the root מָשַׁח to anoint, see above.

(2) a part, a portion, Numbers 18:8, i.q. מִשְׁחָה No.2.

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List of Word Forms
הַמִּשְׁחָ֑ה הַמִּשְׁחָ֔ה הַמִּשְׁחָ֗ה הַמִּשְׁחָ֛ה הַמִּשְׁחָה֒ הַמִּשְׁחָה֙ המשחה וּמִשְׁחַ֣ת ומשחת לְמָשְׁחָ֛ה לְמָשְׁחָ֣ה למשחה מִשְׁחַ֤ת מִשְׁחַ֥ת מִשְׁחַ֧ת מִשְׁחַת־ מָשְׁחָתָ֛ם משחת משחת־ משחתם ham·miš·ḥāh hammišḥāh hammishChah lə·mā·šə·ḥāh ləmāšəḥāh lemasheChah mā·šə·ḥā·ṯām māšəḥāṯām mashechaTam miš·ḥaṯ miš·ḥaṯ- mišḥaṯ mišḥaṯ- mishchat ū·miš·ḥaṯ ūmišḥaṯ umishChat
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