Thematic Bible: Sacred Anointing


Thematic Bible



But Zeruiah's son Abishai asked, "Why shouldn't Shimei be put to death for this? After all, he cursed the LORD's anointed!"

He told his men, "God forbid that I should do this thing to your majesty, the LORD's anointed, by stretching out my hand against him, since he's the LORD's anointed."

David told Abishai, "Don't destroy him. Who can raise his hand to strike the LORD's anointed and remain innocent?

At this David asked him, "How is it that you weren't afraid to raise your hand to strike the LORD's anointed?"


"About this time tomorrow I'll send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you are to anoint him as Commander-in-Chief over my people Israel. He'll deliver my people from the control of the Philistines, because I've seen the suffering of my people and because their cry has come up to me."

"Once upon a time the trees went out to consecrate a king for themselves. "So they told the olive tree, "Reign over us!'

Have Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there as king over Israel. Then sound a trumpet and declare "Long live King Solomon!'






"Don't touch my chosen ones, and don't hurt my prophets!"



When Jacob got up early the next morning, he took the stone that he had used for his pillow, set it up as a pillar, drenched it with oil,

Jacob erected a pillar of stone at that very place where God had spoken to him. He poured a drink offering over it, anointed it with oil,


"You are to anoint the altar for burnt offerings and all its utensils. You are to consecrate the altar and the altar will be most holy.

and every day you are to offer a bull as a sin offering for atonement. Offer the sin offering on the altar when you make atonement for it and anoint the altar to consecrate it.


anoint Nimshi's son Jehu as king over Israel, and anoint Shaphat's son Elisha from Abel-meholah as a prophet to replace you.



You are to make them into a holy anointing oil, a perfume mixture made by a perfumer. It is to be a holy anointing oil.

You are to address the Israelis and tell them, "This is to be holy anointing oil for me from generation to generation.


You are to use it to anoint the Tent of Meeting, the Ark of the Testimony,

You are to take the anointing oil and anoint the tent and all that is in it. You are to consecrate it and all its furnishings and it will be holy.


Other descendants of the priests prepared the mixed spices.


You are to clothe Aaron with the holy garments, you are to anoint him, and consecrate him so he may serve me as priest. You are to bring his sons and clothe them with tunics. You are to anoint them just as you anointed their father so they may serve me as priests. Their anointing is to qualify them to belong to a perpetual priesthood from generation to generation."


"You are to take for yourself the finest spices: 500 shekelsby weight of liquid myrrh, half as much fragrant cinnamon (250 shekels), 250 shekels of fragrant reeds, 500 shekels of cassia all according to the shekel of the sanctuary and a hin of olive oil. You are to make them into a holy anointing oil, a perfume mixture made by a perfumer. It is to be a holy anointing oil.


then sat down on an elegant bed. A table was arranged in front of it, on which you set out my incense and oil.


You are to anoint the basin and its base and consecrate it.


Anyone who mixes anything like it or who puts any of it on an unqualified person is to be cut off from his people.'"


It is not to be poured out on a person's body, nor are you to make anything like it with similar formulations. It is holy, and it is to be holy to you.


You are to consecrate them and they are to be most holy. Whatever touches them is to be holy.


The anointing you received from God abides in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you this. Instead, because God's anointing teaches you about everything and is true and not a lie, abide in him, as he taught you to do.


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