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Synonyms for anoint

choose by or as if by divine intervention

administer an oil or ointment to

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The warning of 'touch not the Lord's anointed' should be discarded, for it is quoted out of context.
The previously quenched Spirit now returns to God's people in and through the Anointed One, the Christ or Messiah, introducing the salvation of humankind.
We are chosen to be God's children (Ephesians 1:4), we are anointed by God (1 John 2:27), given a new heart (Hebrews 8:10) and the power of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:11).
Having said her goodbyes earlier this month, Carol was unexpectedly anointed queen of the region for her good work.
Carol Adams was anointed as Queen Mother Benevolence of Foreke-Dschang, a city in the west of Cameroon, and also given the role of adviser to the king of the region - an honour rarely bestowed upon women in the patriarchal country.
Evangelist Morris explains TAP as "The anointed principles of God" or a gift of God's glory or unction to move in God's anointing glory, and receiving the fullness of God as we understand our position in His gifting.
On The Jim Bakker Show, White repeatedly said Trump was "anointed" by God and anyone who opposed his leadership was opposing God.
Anointed: Gifts of the Holy Spirit is a compilation of faith-affirming quotations by Pope Francis, paired with beautiful, full-color photography.
Prophets were anointed with olive oil, and they in turn anointed kings.
Featuring James Hadley Billington, Librarian of the Library of Congress, and His Newly Anointed Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Tenured Professor, University of California at Riverside
Speaking to reporters at Camp Crame in Quezon City, Aquino was asked about his anointed one in 2016 following his meeting with Interior Secretary Manuel Mar Roxas II and senators Grace Poe and Francis Chiz Escudero on Wednesday night.
On the day of the anointing, Barrett and his staff invite those to be anointed to take their place anywhere in the church.
Venice, FL, July 26, 2014 --( The release today of Mark Kalita's new book "Two Anointed Ones in the Tanakh, Bible and Qur'an: Revealing the Mashiach, Messiah and UMMI" shows the design of prophecy and the eschatology of the three main world religions through a line of consistent communications by the army of archangels guided by Mika'el.
Johannesburg, June 23 ( ANI ): Suspended Indian cricket chief Narayanaswami Srinivasan is reportedly expected to be anointed as the new International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman at this week's annual conference in Melbourne.
The Argentine pope used the image of the holy oil with which ron the Priest is anointed in the Bible -- which is poured on his head and runs down in rivulets -- to describe the way that priests should touch the lives of the faithful.