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27 Bible Verses about Anointing

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1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

Isaiah 10:27

And it shall come to pass in that day that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be consumed in the presence of the anointing.

Zechariah 4:14

Then he said, These two sons of oil are those that stand by the Lord of the whole earth.

Exodus 28:41

And with these thou shalt clothe Aaron, thy brother, and his sons with him and shalt anoint them and fill their hands and sanctify them that they may be my priests.

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

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Anointing » Examples of persons anointed in consecration

1 Kings 19:16

and Jehu, the son of Nimshi, thou shalt anoint to be king over Israel; and Elisha, the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah, thou shalt anoint to be prophet in thy place.

Leviticus 8:30

Then Moses took of the anointing oil and of the blood which was upon the altar and sprinkled it upon Aaron and upon his garments and upon his sons and upon his sons' garments with him and sanctified Aaron and his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took a vial of oil and poured it upon his head and kissed him and said, Is it not because the LORD has anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

1 Kings 1:39

And Zadok, the priest, took the horn of the oil of the tabernacle and anointed Solomon. And they blew the shofar, and all the people said, Long live king Solomon.

Anointing » Of the body

Deuteronomy 28:40

Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall fall.

Ruth 3:3

Therefore, thou shalt wash thyself and anoint thyself and put thy raiment upon thee and go down to the threshingfloor, but do not make thyself known unto the man until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

Esther 2:12

Now when each maid's turn was come to go in to King Ahasuerus, after she had been twelve months according to the law regarding the women (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, that is, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with aromatic odours and oils for women),

Psalm 92:10

But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of a unicorn; I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

Anointing » Of objects set apart for sacred uses

Exodus 40:10

And thou shalt also anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its vessels and sanctify the altar, and it shall be an altar most holy.

Exodus 29:36

And thou shalt sacrifice a bullock every day for reconciliation of sin; and thou shalt remove the sin from the altar, and thou shalt anoint it to sanctify it.

Exodus 30:26

And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony with it and the ark of the testimony

Leviticus 8:11

And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times and anointed the altar and all its vessels, and the laver and its base, to sanctify them.

Numbers 7:1

And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle and had anointed it and sanctified it with all its vessels; likewise having anointed and sanctified the altar, with all its vessels;

Anointing » Figurative » Of Christ's kingly and priestly office

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my slave; I anointed him with the oil of my holiness,

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city to finish the prevarication and to conclude the sin and to make reconciliation for iniquity and to bring in everlasting righteousness and seal the vision and the prophecy, and to anoint the Holy of Holies.

Anointing » God the father anointing jesus Christ

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound; to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; to order in Zion those that mourn, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

Luke 4:14-19

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee, and his fame went out through all the region round about. And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all. And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day and stood up to read. read more.
And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those that are broken, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.

Acts 4:24-27

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord and said, Lord, thou art the God, who hast made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them, who (in the Holy Spirit) by the mouth of thy servant David (our father) hast said, Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things? The kings of the earth were present, and the princes were gathered together against the Lord and against his Christ. read more.
For of a truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together (in this city),

Acts 10:37-38

that word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all that were oppressed of the devil, for God was with him.

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the Son he said, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a rod of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness and hated iniquity; therefore, God, even thy God, has anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Anointing » General references to application of oil to the body

Ruth 3:3

Therefore, thou shalt wash thyself and anoint thyself and put thy raiment upon thee and go down to the threshingfloor, but do not make thyself known unto the man until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

Psalm 92:10

But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of a unicorn; I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

Isaiah 57:9

And thou didst go to the king with ointment and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto Sheol.

Amos 6:6

that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments, but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.

Anointing » Application of oil as a remedy

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; but wounds, and bruises, and putrefying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.

Luke 10:34

and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Anointing » In consecration » Of high priests

Exodus 29:29

And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons' after him, to be anointed with them and to be consecrated with them.

Exodus 40:13

And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments and anoint him and sanctify him, that he may be my priest.

Leviticus 6:20

This shall be the offering of Aaron and of his sons, which they shall offer unto the LORD in the day when they shall be anointed: the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a perpetual present, half of it in the morning and half of it in the evening.

Anointing » The anointed of the lord

1 Samuel 2:10

LORD, thine adversaries shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven he shall thunder upon them. The LORD shall judge the ends of the earth, and he shall give strength unto his king and exalt the horn of his anointed.

2 Samuel 22:50-51

Therefore, I will confess thee among the Gentiles, O LORD, and I will sing unto thy name. He who makes great the saving health of his king and shows mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed for ever.

Psalm 20:6-7

Now know I that the LORD has kept his anointed; he will hear him from the heavens of his holiness with the saving valour of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Psalm 28:7-8

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song I will praise him. The LORD is the strength of his people, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.

Anointing » In consecration » David

2 Samuel 19:21

But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this because he cursed the LORD's anointed?

1 Samuel 16:3

And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show thee what thou shalt do, and thou shalt anoint unto me the one whom I name unto thee.

1 Samuel 16:12-13

And he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy and of a beautiful countenance and handsome. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him, for this is he. Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

2 Samuel 2:4

And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, The men of Jabeshgilead buried Saul.

2 Samuel 5:3

So all the elders of Israel came to the king in Hebron; and King David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD; and they anointed David king over Israel.

Anointing » Ointment for » Most expensive

Amos 6:6

that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments, but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.

2 Kings 20:13

And Hezekiah hearkened unto them and showed them all the house of his precious things, the silver and the gold and the spices and the precious ointment and all the house of his weapons and all that was found in his treasury; there was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

John 12:5

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarius and given to the poor?

Anointing » Of the sick

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; but wounds, and bruises, and putrefying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.

Luke 10:34

and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Anointing » In consecration » of priests

Numbers 3:3

These are the names of the sons of Aaron, anointed priests, whose hands he filled to administer the priesthood.

Leviticus 8:30

Then Moses took of the anointing oil and of the blood which was upon the altar and sprinkled it upon Aaron and upon his garments and upon his sons and upon his sons' garments with him and sanctified Aaron and his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.

Exodus 28:41

And with these thou shalt clothe Aaron, thy brother, and his sons with him and shalt anoint them and fill their hands and sanctify them that they may be my priests.

Exodus 40:15

And thou shalt anoint them as thou didst anoint their father, and they shall be my priests; and it shall be that their anointing shall be unto them for a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.

More verses: Leviticus 4:3

Anointing » Figurative

2 Corinthians 1:21

Now he who confirms us with you unto Christ and has anointed us is God;

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

Anointing » Typified

1 Kings 19:16

and Jehu, the son of Nimshi, thou shalt anoint to be king over Israel; and Elisha, the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah, thou shalt anoint to be prophet in thy place.

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

Exodus 40:13-15

And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments and anoint him and sanctify him, that he may be my priest. And thou shalt bring his sons and clothe them with coats. And thou shalt anoint them as thou didst anoint their father, and they shall be my priests; and it shall be that their anointing shall be unto them for a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.

Anointing » Neglected in times of affliction

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothes and came into the house of the LORD and worshipped. Then he came to his own house; and when he asked, they set bread before him, and he ate.

Daniel 10:3

I ate no pleasant bread, neither did flesh nor wine come into my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all until the three weeks of days were fulfilled.

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought an astute woman from there and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner and put on mourning apparel and do not anoint thyself with oil, but be as a woman that has mourned for a long time for someone who is dead

Anointing » In consecration » Vessels of

Leviticus 8:10-11

And Moses took the anointing oil and anointed the tabernacle and all the things that were therein and sanctified them. And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times and anointed the altar and all its vessels, and the laver and its base, to sanctify them.

Numbers 7:1

And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle and had anointed it and sanctified it with all its vessels; likewise having anointed and sanctified the altar, with all its vessels;

Exodus 30:27-28

and the table and all its vessels and the lampstand and its vessels and the altar of incense and the altar of burnt offering with all its vessels and the laver and its base.

Exodus 40:9-10

And thou shalt take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it and shalt sanctify it with all its vessels, and it shall be holy. And thou shalt also anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its vessels and sanctify the altar, and it shall be an altar most holy.

Anointing » Was used for » Preparing the dead for burial

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

Mark 16:1

And when the sabbath of the great feast of the passover was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome had bought sweet spices that they might come and anoint him.

Luke 23:56

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

Anointing » In consecration » Altars of

Exodus 30:26-28

And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony with it and the ark of the testimony and the table and all its vessels and the lampstand and its vessels and the altar of incense and the altar of burnt offering with all its vessels and the laver and its base.

Exodus 40:10

And thou shalt also anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its vessels and sanctify the altar, and it shall be an altar most holy.

Leviticus 8:11

And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times and anointed the altar and all its vessels, and the laver and its base, to sanctify them.

Numbers 7:1

And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle and had anointed it and sanctified it with all its vessels; likewise having anointed and sanctified the altar, with all its vessels;

Anointing » Omitted in mourning

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothes and came into the house of the LORD and worshipped. Then he came to his own house; and when he asked, they set bread before him, and he ate.

Daniel 10:3

I ate no pleasant bread, neither did flesh nor wine come into my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all until the three weeks of days were fulfilled.

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought an astute woman from there and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner and put on mourning apparel and do not anoint thyself with oil, but be as a woman that has mourned for a long time for someone who is dead

Anointing » Of the dead

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

Mark 16:1

And when the sabbath of the great feast of the passover was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome had bought sweet spices that they might come and anoint him.

Luke 23:56

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could, for she has anticipated anointing my body for the burial.

Anointing » In consecration » Of the tabernacle

Exodus 30:26

And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony with it and the ark of the testimony

Numbers 7:1

And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle and had anointed it and sanctified it with all its vessels; likewise having anointed and sanctified the altar, with all its vessels;

Exodus 40:9

And thou shalt take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it and shalt sanctify it with all its vessels, and it shall be holy.

Leviticus 8:10

And Moses took the anointing oil and anointed the tabernacle and all the things that were therein and sanctified them.

Anointing » Ointment for » Richly perfumed

Song of Songs 4:10

How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Anointing » Ointment for » An article of commerce

Ezekiel 27:17

Judah, and the land of Israel; they were thy merchants: they traded in thy market with wheat, Minnith and Pannag and honey and oil and balm.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon and odours and ointments and frankincense and wine and oil and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and of sheep, and of horses, and of chariots and of bodies and souls of men.

Anointing » Of jesus, as a token of love

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Luke 7:37-38

And, behold, a woman who had been a sinner in the city, when she knew that Jesus sat at food in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

Luke 7:46

Thou didst not anoint my head with oil; but this woman has anointed my feet with ointment.

John 11:2

(It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

Anointing » Deprivation of, threatened as a punishment

Deuteronomy 28:40

Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall fall.

Micah 6:15

Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with the oil; and sweet wine, but shalt not drink the wine.

Anointing » Of guests

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Luke 7:46

Thou didst not anoint my head with oil; but this woman has anointed my feet with ointment.

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men which were expressed by name rose up and took the captives, and, with the spoil, clothed all that were naked among them and arrayed them and shod them and gave them to eat and to drink and anointed them and carried all the feeble of them upon asses and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren; then they returned to Samaria.

Anointing » Was applied to » The head

Anointing » In consecration » Jehu

1 Kings 19:16

and Jehu, the son of Nimshi, thou shalt anoint to be king over Israel; and Elisha, the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah, thou shalt anoint to be prophet in thy place.

2 Kings 9:1-3

Then Elisha, the prophet, called one of the sons of the prophets and said unto him, Gird up thy loins and take this flask of oil in thy hand and go to Ramothgilead. And when thou comest there, thou shalt see Jehu, the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, there; go in and make him arise up from among his brethren and take him to an inner chamber. Then take the flask of oil and pour it on his head and say, Thus hath the LORD said, I have anointed thee king over Israel. Then open the door and flee and do not tarry.

2 Kings 9:6

And he arose and went into the house, and he poured the oil on his head and said unto him, Thus hath said the LORD God of Israel, I have anointed thee king over the people of the LORD, even over Israel.

2 Kings 9:12

And they said, We know not; tell us now. And he said, Thus and thus he spoke unto me, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, I have anointed thee king over Israel.

Anointing » Was used for » Purifying the body

Esther 2:12

Now when each maid's turn was come to go in to King Ahasuerus, after she had been twelve months according to the law regarding the women (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, that is, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with aromatic odours and oils for women),

Isaiah 57:9

And thou didst go to the king with ointment and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto Sheol.

Anointing » God preserves those who receive

Psalm 20:6

Now know I that the LORD has kept his anointed; he will hear him from the heavens of his holiness with the saving valour of his right hand.

Psalm 89:20-23

I have found David my slave; I anointed him with the oil of my holiness, with whom my hand shall be established; mine arm also shall strengthen him. The enemy shall not overcome him, nor the son of iniquity break him down. read more.
But I will break down his foes before his face and smite those that hate him.

Anointing » Was used for » The jews very fond of

Amos 6:6

that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments, but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.

Anointing » In consecration » Jacob's pillar: at beth-el

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose up early in the morning and took the stone that he had put for his pillows and set it up for a pillar and poured oil upon the top of it.

Genesis 31:13

I am the God of Bethel, where thou didst anoint the pillar and where thou didst vow a vow unto me. Now arise, go out from this land and return unto the land of thy nature.

Genesis 35:14

And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone; and he poured a drink offering upon it, and he poured oil upon it.

Anointing » Was used for » Healing wounds

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; but wounds, and bruises, and putrefying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.

Luke 10:34

and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Anointing » Symbolical » Of jesus

Matthew 26:7-12

a woman came unto him having an alabaster box of very precious ointment and poured it on his head as he sat at the table. But when his disciples saw it, they became indignant, saying, To what purpose is this waste? For this ointment might have been sold for much and given to the poor. read more.
But Jesus, understanding this, said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she has wrought a good work upon me. For ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always. For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

John 12:3-7

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Then said one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, who should betray him, Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarius and given to the poor? read more.
This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag and would take from what was put therein. Therefore Jesus said, Let her alone; against the day of my burying she has kept this;

Anointing » Was used for » Curing the sick

Anointing » Figurative » Of spiritual gifts

2 Corinthians 1:21

Now he who confirms us with you unto Christ and has anointed us is God;

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

Anointing » In consecration » Joash

2 Kings 11:12

Then he brought forth the king's son and put the crown upon him and gave him the testimony, and they made him king by anointing him; and they clapped their hands and said, Long live the king.

2 Chronicles 23:11

Then they brought out the king's son and put the crown upon him and gave him the testimony and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him and said, Long live the king.

Anointing » In consecration » saul

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took a vial of oil and poured it upon his head and kissed him and said, Is it not because the LORD has anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

1 Samuel 9:16

Tomorrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be prince over my people Israel that he may save my people out of the hand of the Philistines, for I have looked upon my people because their cry is come unto me.

1 Samuel 15:1

And Samuel said unto Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel; now, therefore, hearken thou unto the voice of the words of the LORD.

Anointing » In consecration » Solomon

1 Kings 1:39

And Zadok, the priest, took the horn of the oil of the tabernacle and anointed Solomon. And they blew the shofar, and all the people said, Long live king Solomon.

1 Chronicles 29:22

And they ate and drank before the LORD on that day with great gladness. And they made Solomon, the son of David, king the second time and anointed him unto the LORD as ruler and Zadok as priest.

Anointing » Was used for » Refreshing the body

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men which were expressed by name rose up and took the captives, and, with the spoil, clothed all that were naked among them and arrayed them and shod them and gave them to eat and to drink and anointed them and carried all the feeble of them upon asses and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren; then they returned to Samaria.

Anointing » Saints receive

Anointing » A token of joy

Ecclesiastes 9:7-8

Go, eat thy bread with joy and drink thy wine with a joyful heart that thy works might be acceptable unto God. Thy garments shall always be white, and thy head shall never lack ointment.

Anointing » Ointment for » Prepared by the apothecary

Ecclesiastes 10:1

Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: likewise a small act of folly unto him that is esteemed for wisdom and honour.

Anointing » Was applied to » The eyes

Anointing » Why recommended by Christ in times of fasting

Matthew 6:17-18

But thou, when thou dost fast, anoint thine head, and wash thy face that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who sees in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Anointing » Who has an unction from the holy one

1 John 2:20-21

But ye have the anointing of the Holy One, and ye know all things. I have not written unto you as if ye ignore the truth, but as unto those that know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Anointing » The anointing of the lord

1 John 2:24-29

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. For if that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also shall continue to abide in the Son and in the Father. And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life. These things I have written unto you concerning those that seduce you. read more.
But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him. And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before him at his coming. If ye know that he is righteous, also know that any one that does righteousness is born of him.

Anointing » The lord anointing

Psalm 23:5-6

Thou shalt prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup is running over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will rest in the house of the LORD for ever.

Anointing » Was applied to » Feet

Luke 7:38-39

and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that touches him, for she is a sinner.

Anointing » Was applied to » The face

Anointing » Was used for » Preparing weapons for war

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

Anointing » With oil

Psalm 92:10

But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of a unicorn; I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

Anointing » In consecration » Of prophets

1 Kings 19:16

and Jehu, the son of Nimshi, thou shalt anoint to be king over Israel; and Elisha, the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah, thou shalt anoint to be prophet in thy place.

Anointing » In consecration » Jehoahaz

2 Kings 23:30

And his slaves carried him in a chariot dead from Megiddo and brought him to Jerusalem and buried him in his own sepulchre. Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz, the son of Josiah, and anointed him and made him king in his father's stead.

Anointing » In consecration » Of kings

Judges 9:8

The trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.

Judges 9:15

And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and confide under my shadow; and if not, let fire come out of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon.

Anointing » In consecration » Hazael

1 Kings 19:15

And the LORD said unto him, Go, return on thy way by the wilderness of Damascus; and thou shalt arrive there and anoint Hazael to be king over Syria;

Anointing » Neglect of, to guests, a mark of disrespect

Luke 7:46

Thou didst not anoint my head with oil; but this woman has anointed my feet with ointment.

Anointing » With ointment

John 11:2

(It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

Anointing » In consecration » Cyrus

Isaiah 45:1

Thus saith the LORD to his Messiah, to Cyrus, whom I have taken by his right hand to subdue Gentiles before him and to loose the loins of kings. To open before him the two-leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut:

Anointing » Was used for » Decorating the person

Ruth 3:3

Therefore, thou shalt wash thyself and anoint thyself and put thy raiment upon thee and go down to the threshingfloor, but do not make thyself known unto the man until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

Dead (people) » Instances of » Anointing

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

Kings » Ceremonies at inauguration of » Anointing

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took a vial of oil and poured it upon his head and kissed him and said, Is it not because the LORD has anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my slave; I anointed him with the oil of my holiness,

Topics on Anointing

Anointing Kings

Judges 9:8

The trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.

Anointing of Christians

2 Corinthians 1:21-22

Now he who confirms us with you unto Christ and has anointed us is God;

Anointing Priests

Exodus 28:41

And with these thou shalt clothe Aaron, thy brother, and his sons with him and shalt anoint them and fill their hands and sanctify them that they may be my priests.

Anointing Things

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose up early in the morning and took the stone that he had put for his pillows and set it up for a pillar and poured oil upon the top of it.

Anointing, Medical Purpose

Luke 10:34

and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Anointing, Objects

Exodus 40:9-11

And thou shalt take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it and shalt sanctify it with all its vessels, and it shall be holy.

Anointing, Performed On

1 Chronicles 16:15-17

Be mindful always of his covenant, the word which he commanded in a thousand generations,

Anointing, Social Custom

Ruth 3:3

Therefore, thou shalt wash thyself and anoint thyself and put thy raiment upon thee and go down to the threshingfloor, but do not make thyself known unto the man until he shall have finished eating and drinking.

The Act Of Anointing

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.