• You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your companions. Ps 45:7 NASB (also Heb 1:9)

Purpose/Effect of Anointing

  • the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing. Isaiah 10:27 KJV
  • “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound Isa 61:1 NKJV
  • As for you, the anointing [the special gift, the preparation] which you received from Him remains [permanently] in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you. But just as His anointing teaches you [giving you insight through the presence of the Holy Spirit] about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as His anointing has taught you, you must remain in Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him]. 1 John 2:27 AMP
  • how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with great power; and He went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with Him. Acts 10:38 AMP


  • Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came powerfully upon David. 1 Samuel 16:13 NIV
  • I am anointed with fresh oil [for Your service]. Ps 92:10 AMP
  • “I have found David My servant; With My holy oil I have anointed him Ps 89:20 AMP

Other verses

  • Take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head. Ex 29:7 NIV
  • Now I know that the LORD saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven With the saving strength of His right hand. Ps 20:6 AMP
  • Now it is God who establishes and confirms us [in joint fellowship] with you in Christ, and who has anointed us [empowering us with the gifts of the Spirit] 2 Cor 1:21 AMP
  • Samson went down to Timnah with his father and mother, and came to the vineyards of Timnah. Now to his surprise, a young lion came roaring against him. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he tore the lion apart as one would have torn apart a young goat, though he had nothing in his hand. Judges 14:6 NKJV
  • When he came to Lehi, the Philistines came shouting against him. Then the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him; and the ropes that were on his arms became like flax that is burned with fire, and his bonds broke loose from his hands. Judges 15:14 NKJV
  • Jesus went back full of and under the power of the [Holy] Spirit Luke 4:14 AMP

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