Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4888 - מָשְׁחָה
1) consecrated portion, anointing oil, portion, ointment, anointing portion
1a) ointment (used to consecrate by anointing)
1b) anointing portion
2357) hsm (מסההה MShHh) AC: Smear CO: Ointment AB: ?: Ointments were made from oils and smeared on injuries for healing. Oil was also smeared on the heads of individuals who are being given the office of a prophet, priest or king as a sign of authority. [from: hm- as a drawing out]
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) inf. of the root מָשַׁח to anoint, see above.
(2) a part, a portion, Numbers 18:8, i.q. מִשְׁחָה No.2.
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