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Anointing


1. With oil. Ps 92:10.

2. With ointment. Joh 11:2.

3. Was used for

a. Decorating the person. Ru 3:3.

b. Refreshing the body. 2Ch 28:15.

c. Purifying the body. Es 2:12; Isa 57:9.

d. Curing the sick. Mr 6:13; Jas 5:14.

e. Healing wounds. Isa 1:6; Lu 10:34.

f. Preparing weapons for war. Isa 21:5.

g. Preparing the dead for burial. Mt 26:12; Mr 16:1; Lu 23:56.

h. The Jews were very fond of. Pr 27:9; Am 6:6.

4. Was applied to

a. The head. Ps 23:5; Ec 9:8.

b. The face. Ps 104:15.

c. The feet. Lu 7:38,39; Joh 12:3.

d. The eyes. Re 3:18.

5. Ointment for

a. Richly perfumed. Song 4:10; Joh 12:3.

b. Most expensive. 2Ki 20:13; Am 6:6; Joh 12:3,5.

c. Prepared by the apothecary. Ec 10:1.

d. An article of commerce. Eze 27:17; Re 18:13.

e. Neglected in times of affliction. 2Sa 12:20; 14:2; Da 10:3.

6. Neglect of, to guests, a mark of disrespect. Lu 7:46.

7. A token of joy. Ec 9:7,8.

8. Deprivation of, threatened as a punishment. De 28:40; Mic 6:15.

9. Why recommended by Christ in times of Fasting. Mt 6:17,18.