5548: χρίω


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Dodson dictionary

5548
χρίω,       Verb
I anoint, consecrate by anointing.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

5548 xríōanoint by rubbing or pouring olive oil, representing the flow (empowering) of the Holy Spirit.  Anointing (literally) involved rubbing olive oil on the head, etc., especially to convey someone was divinely-authorized (appointed by God) to serve as prophet, priest or king, etc.  

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

5548
χρίω (chríō)
probably akin to 5530 through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service
:--anoint.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)