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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of anoint.
- n. a person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A consecrated one.
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The word "appointed" (so Hebrew "seth" means) in the case of man, answers to "anointed" in the case of Jesus; therefore "the Christ," that is, the anointed, is the title here given designedly.
He slept there all that night and at sunrise he again anointed his feet and, descending to the shore, fared on over the
What about the shock in heaven when Lucifer, the light bearer they called the anointed cherub, led a revolt in heaven and a third of the angels, the bible says, were cast down.
But at this stage the Greeks and Romans understood little or nothing about the import of the word anointed; to them it did not convey any sacred conception.
Samuel said, Surely the Lord's anointed is before him -- Here
Lord's anointed is His title as King, in places where He is distinguished from the priests.
‘The Lord’s anointed is a prisoner now in the light grating of
This encouragement must be particularly addressed to the common soldiers by a priest appointed, and, the Jews say, anointed, for that purpose, whom they call the anointed of the war, a very proper title for our anointed Redeemer, the captain of our salvation: This priest, in God's name, was to animate the people; and who so fit to do that as he whose office it was as priest to pray for them?
To her fellow Pentecostals and charismatics, especially, Palin is "anointed" -- a figure sent by God to perform his will.
I like this guy more now that called the anointed one a LIAR!
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