1637. elaion
Jump to: LexiconHelpsNasecThayer'sStrong's
elaion: olive oil
Original Word: ἔλαιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: elaion
Phonetic Spelling: (el'-ah-yon)
Short Definition: olive oil
Definition: olive oil, oil.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 1637 élaion – olive oil (from 1636 /elaía, "olive tree"); (figuratively) the indwelling (empowering) of the Holy Spirit.

While all true believers are indwelt by the Holy Spirit, none can give their oil to someone else (see Mt 25:3-8)! Each person must seek (find) the Lord for themself.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from elaia
olive oil
NASB Translation
oil (10), olive oil (1).

STRONGS NT 1637: ἔλαιον

ἔλαιον, ἐλαίου, τό (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for שֶׁמֶן, also for יִצְהָר; olive-oil: used for feeding lamps, Matthew 25:3f, 8; for healing the sick, Mark 6:13; Luke 10:34; James 5:14; for anointing the head and body at feasts (Athen. 15, c. 11) (cf. under the word μύρον), Luke 7:46; Hebrews 1:9 (on which passage see ἀγαλλίασις); mentioned among articles of commerce, Luke 16:6; Revelation 6:6; Revelation 18:13. Cf. Winers RWB, under the word Oel; Furrer in Schenkel 4:354; Schnedermann, Die Biblical Symbolik des Oelbaumes u. d. Oeles, in the Zeitschr. f. d. luth. Theol. for 1874, p. 4ff; (B. D., under the word , II. 4; and Meyer edition Weiss on Mark 6:13).


Neuter of the same as elaia; olive oil -- oil.

see GREEK elaia

Top of Page
Top of Page

Bible Apps.com