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Headword: Χρῖσμα
Adler number: chi,522
Translated headword: anointing-oil
Vetting Status: high
The [anointing-oil] of the kingship.[1] [It is said] that David was anointed into kingship three times.[2]
It also signifies the one who has been anointed with olive-oil, and the prophet.
But χρστήρια ["unguents"] [are the substances] with which the priests used to be anointed long ago.[3]
Greek Original:
Χρῖσμα: τὸ τῆς βασιλείας. ὅτι ὁ Δαβὶδ εἰς βασιλείαν τρίτον ἐχρίσθη. καὶ σημαίνει καὶ τὸν ἐλαίῳ κεχρισμένον, καὶ τὸν προφήτην. Χριστήρια δέ, μεθ' ὧν οἱ ἱερεῖς ἐχρίοντο τοπαλαιόν.
[1] cf. chi 521.
[2] cf. Theodoret PG 80.608.19ff.
[3] cf. chi 512.
Keywords: biography; botany; Christianity; chronology; definition; ethics; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 15 July 2003@07:33:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 15 July 2003@08:38:34.
David Whitehead (small adjustments) on 15 July 2003@09:39:11.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 13 November 2013@08:47:21.


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