Anointing Scriptures in the Bible

Anointing Scriptures in the Bible: What does the Bible say about anointing? Are there different anointing’s in the Bible? Well to answer these questions we have compiled a list of bible verses on the anointing.

These verses clearly illustrate the importance of anointing in Christian life including the anointing of the Holy Spirit, anointing oil as well as the anointing of the sick

Anointing Scriptures in the Bible

1 John 2:27- The Believers Anointing

1 John 2:27

As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit—just as it has taught you, remain in him.(NIV)

The Power of Anointing

Luke 4:18 – The Lord’s Anointed

Luke 4:18
The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free

1 Chronicles 16:21-22 – Do Not Touch my Anointed Ones

1 Chronicles 16:21-22

He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.”

Psalm 45:7 – Anointed with the Oil of Gladness

Psalm 45:7

You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.

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2 Corinthians 1:21-22 – We are God’s Anointed

2 Corinthians 1:21-22

Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.

Bible Verses about Anointing the Sick

James 5:14

Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.

Bible Verses About the Anointing of the Sick

Mark 6:13

They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them.

Bible Verses about Anointing of Leaders

1 Samuel 16:13 

So 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. Samuel then went to Ramah.(NIV)

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it on Saul’s head and kissed him, saying, “Has not the Lord anointed you ruler over his inheritance?

Exodus 28:41 

After you put these clothes on your brother Aaron and his sons, anoint and ordain them. Consecrate them so they may serve me as priests.(NIV)

1 Chronicles 29:22

They ate and drank with great joy in the presence of the Lord that day. Then they acknowledged Solomon son of David as king a second time, anointing him before the Lord to be ruler and Zadok to be priest (NIV)

Christian Anointing Quotes

“When the anointing of God is upon a person, it changes that individual from being a little ordinary person into being a giant.” Sunday Adelaja

Anointing Quotes

“The anointing is what enables us to labor without having to apply any special effort. “

“Anointing does not come without prayer. The closer you are to Jesus in prayer, in the Word, and in fellowship with Him, the greater His character, His anointing, and His abilities will be manifested in you”

“When God’s anointing is on you! You don’t need a spotlight, anywhere you go you light up the spot!” Freda Gaines

“God’s anointing of your life is more powerful than anyone’s opinion of your life”

“Anointing is not for entertainment but for the work in God’s kingdom.”

“And the reason why the world is going through the most is that we have people in leadership positions without God’s anointing”.

 Bible Verses about Anointing Oil

Psalm 89:20 

I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him.(NIV)

Bible Verses about Anointing Oil

Exodus 29:7 

Take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head.

Exodus 30:22-25 

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels[a] of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels[b] of fragrant calamus, 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hin[c] of olive oil. Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.(NIV)

Exodus 31:11

And the anointing oil and fragrant incense for the Holy Place. They are to make them just as I commanded you.

Numbers 4:16 

“Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest, is to have charge of the oil for the light, the fragrant incense, the regular grain offering and the anointing oil. He is to be in charge of the entire tabernacle and everything in it, including its holy furnishings and articles.”(NIV)

Different Anointing In The Bible

Ruth 3:3 

Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: but make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.(KJV)

Anointing of Leaders by God

Isaiah 61:1 

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; King James Version

Psalm 23:5 
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.(NIV)

Exodus 25:6 

Olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;(NIV)

Exodus 40:9
“Take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and everything in it; consecrate it and all its furnishings, and it will be holy.

Leviticus 8:10-12 

Then Moses took the anointing oil and anointed the tabernacle and everything in it, and so consecrated them. He sprinkled some of the oil on the altar seven times, anointing the altar and all its utensils and the basin with its stand, to consecrate them. He poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him to consecrate him.(NIV)

1 John 2:20 

But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth.(NIV)

Hebrews 1:9 

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.”(NIV)