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9 Bible Verses about Anointed Old Testament Leaders

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Exodus 29:7

You are to take the anointing oil, pour it on his head, and anoint him.

Leviticus 4:3-5

or if the anointed priest sins, thereby bringing guilt on the people, let him bring a young bull without defect as a sin offering to the LORD for his sin that he had committed. "He is to bring the bull to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, into the LORD's presence, where he is to lay his hand on the head of the bull and slaughter it in the LORD's presence. The anointed priest is to take blood from the bull to the Tent of Meeting.

Leviticus 6:20

"This is the offering that Aaron and his sons are to offer to the LORD the day he is anointed: a tenth of an ephah of flour is to be offered throughout the day, half in the morning and half in the evening.

Leviticus 16:32

The priest who has been anointed and consecrated to be priest after his father is to make the atonement. He is to put on the sacred linen clothing

1 Samuel 24:6-10

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 restrained his men with his words and did not allow them to rebel against Saul. Saul got up from the cave and started off. Then David got up, went out of the cave, and called out to Saul: "Your majesty!" Saul looked behind him, and David bowed down with his face to the ground and prostrated himself. read more.
Then David told Saul, "Why do you listen to the words of those who say, "Look, David is trying to harm you?' Look, this very day you saw with your own eyes that the LORD gave you into my control in the cave, and one of my men told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and responded, "I won't lift my hand against his majesty because he's the LORD's anointed.'

1 Samuel 26:9-11

David told Abishai, "Don't destroy him. Who can raise his hand to strike the LORD's anointed and remain innocent? As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him down, or his time will come to die, or he will go into battle and perish. The LORD forbid that I should raise my hand against the LORD's anointed. Now take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let's go."

Psalm 18:50

He is the one who gives victories to his king; who shows gracious love to his anointed, to David and his seed forever. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 20:6

Now I know that the LORD has delivered his anointed; he has answered him from his sanctuary with the strength of his right hand of deliverance.

Psalm 132:10

For the sake of your servant David, don't turn away the face of your anointed one.

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