elaion: olive oilOriginal Word: ἔλαιον, ου, τόPart of Speech:
olive oil, oil.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
olive oilNASB Translation
oil (10), olive oil (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1637: ἔλαιονἔλαιον
down), the Sept.
chiefly for שֶׁמֶן
, also for יִצְהָר
: 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. Winer
s 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).<1>
Neuter of the same as elaia; olive oil -- oil.
see GREEK elaia