H4886 משׁח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to rub with oil, that is, to anoint; by implication to consecrate; also to paint

KJV Usage: anoint, paint.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to smear, anoint, spread a liquid
a. (Qal)
1. to smear
2. to anoint (as consecration)
3. to anoint, consecrate
b. (Niphal) to be anointed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1255
Parts of Speech: Verb

to anoint
1) to smear, anoint, spread a liquid
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to smear
1a2) to anoint (as consecration)
1a3) to anoint, consecrate
1b) (Niphal) to be anointed

View how H4886 משׁח is used in the Bible

First 30 of 69 occurrences of H4886 משׁח

Genesis 31:13 where thou didst anoint
Exodus 28:41 with him; and shalt anoint
Exodus 29:2 anointed
Exodus 29:7 and anoint
Exodus 29:36 for it, and thou shalt anoint
Exodus 30:26 And thou shalt anoint
Exodus 30:30 And thou shalt anoint
Exodus 40:9 and anoint
Exodus 40:10 And thou shalt anoint
Exodus 40:11 And thou shalt anoint
Exodus 40:13 and anoint
Exodus 40:15 And thou shalt anoint
Exodus 40:15 them, as thou didst anoint
Leviticus 2:4 anointed
Leviticus 6:20 when he is anointed;
Leviticus 7:12 anointed
Leviticus 7:36 that he anointed
Leviticus 8:10 and anointed
Leviticus 8:11 and anointed
Leviticus 8:12 and anointed
Leviticus 16:32 whom he shall anoint,
Numbers 3:3 who were anointed,
Numbers 6:15 anointed
Numbers 7:1 and had anointed
Numbers 7:1 and had anointed
Numbers 7:10 that it was anointed,
Numbers 7:84 when it was anointed,
Numbers 7:88 it was anointed.
Numbers 35:25 who was anointed
Judges 9:8 once to anoint

Distinct usage

8 and anointed
7 And thou shalt anoint
6 anointed
4 and anoint
3 anoint
3 I have anointed
3 hath anointed
2 and had anointed
2 have anointed
2 that they had anointed
2 shalt thou anoint
2 and they anointed
1 where thou didst anoint
1 with him; and shalt anoint
1 for it, and thou shalt anoint
1 them, as thou didst anoint
1 when he is anointed;
1 whom he shall anoint,
1 who were anointed,
1 when it was anointed,
1 it was anointed.
1 once to anoint
1 ye anoint
1 me to anoint
1 and there they anointed
1 I anointed
1 whom we anointed
1 was anointed
1 have I anointed
1 and anoint
1 and painted
1 who was anointed
1 and to anoint
1 though anointed
1 that he anointed
1 that it was anointed,
1 had anointed

Corresponding Greek Words

mashach G218 aleipho
mashach G2090 hetoimazo
mashach G2525 kath istemi
mashach qal.,ni. G5548 chrio

Related words


H4473 ממשׁח mimshach
From H4886, in the sense of expansion; outspread (that is, with outstretched wings)

KJV Usage: anointed.

H4887 משׁח me shach
me shach
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H4886; oil

KJV Usage: oil.

H4888 משׁחה משׁחה mishchâh moshchâh
משׁחה משׁחה
mishchâh moshchâh
meesh-khaw', mosh-khaw'
From H4886; unction (the act); by implication a consecratory gift

KJV Usage: (to be) anointed (-ing), ointment.

H4899 משׁיח mâshı̂yach
From H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically the Messiah

KJV Usage: anointed, Messiah.