Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

probably akin to 5530 through the idea of contact

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:493

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: anoint (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to anoint
a. consecrating Jesus to the Messianic office, and furnishing him with the necessary powers for its administration
b. enduing Christians with the gifts of the Holy Spirit
For Synonyms see entry 5805

Strong's Definitions

khree'-o; probably akin to (5530) (χράομαι) through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service: — anoint.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath G5548ed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,


For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast G5548ed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,


How God G5548ed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.


Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath G5548ed us, is God;


Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath G5548ed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.