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(Heb. mashiach, “anointed”). Word used in various forms in OT in reference to anointing with holy oil (e.g., Ex 28:41; 1 Sm 9:16; 1 K 19:16). The NT word is Christ (Gk. christos; e.g., Mt 16:16; Jn 1:41). See also Judaism; Messianic Hope.

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