100 Bible Verses about Anointing Of The Sick

James 5:14 ESV / 317 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

Mark 6:13 ESV / 255 helpful votes

And they cast out many demons and anointed with oil many who were sick and healed them.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 138 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

1 John 2:27 ESV / 116 helpful votes

But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.

Exodus 29:7 ESV / 97 helpful votes

You shall take the anointing oil and pour it on his head and anoint him.

Isaiah 61:1 ESV / 88 helpful votes

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

Exodus 40:9 ESV / 84 helpful votes

“Then you shall take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it, and consecrate it and all its furniture, so that it may become holy.

1 John 2:20 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But you have been anointed by the Holy One, and you all have knowledge.

Luke 4:18 ESV / 81 helpful votes

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

Luke 7:46 ESV / 68 helpful votes

You did not anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with ointment.

Acts 10:38 ESV / 67 helpful votes

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

Leviticus 8:12 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron's head and anointed him to consecrate him.

Leviticus 8:30 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and of the blood that was on the altar and sprinkled it on Aaron and his garments, and also on his sons and his sons' garments. So he consecrated Aaron and his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.

Hebrews 1:9 ESV / 60 helpful votes

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”

1 Samuel 10:1 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, “Has not the Lord anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the Lord and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the Lord has anointed you to be prince over his heritage.

Luke 10:34 ESV / 57 helpful votes

He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Psalm 45:7 ESV / 55 helpful votes

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions;

Ruth 3:3 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Wash therefore and anoint yourself, and put on your cloak and go down to the threshing floor, but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.

1 Samuel 16:13 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers. And the Spirit of the Lord rushed upon David from that day forward. And Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.

Leviticus 8:10 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Then Moses took the anointing oil and anointed the tabernacle and all that was in it, and consecrated them.

Psalm 23:5 ESV / 49 helpful votes

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

Exodus 25:6 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Oil for the lamps, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,

Genesis 28:18 ESV / 49 helpful votes

So early in the morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar and poured oil on the top of it.

Isaiah 10:27 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And in that day his burden will depart from your shoulder, and his yoke from your neck; and the yoke will be broken because of the fat.”

Leviticus 16:32 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And the priest who is anointed and consecrated as priest in his father's place shall make atonement, wearing the holy linen garments.

2 Corinthians 1:21-22 ESV / 43 helpful votes

And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has anointed us, and who has also put his seal on us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 43 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

James 5:15 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

James 5:1-20 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. ...

2 Corinthians 1:21 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has anointed us,

Acts 19:11-12 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And God was doing extraordinary miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his skin were carried away to the sick, and their diseases left them and the evil spirits came out of them.

Numbers 4:16 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall have charge of the oil for the light, the fragrant incense, the regular grain offering, and the anointing oil, with the oversight of the whole tabernacle and all that is in it, of the sanctuary and its vessels.”

Exodus 40:15 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And anoint them, as you anointed their father, that they may serve me as priests. And their anointing shall admit them to a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.”

Exodus 28:41 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And you shall put them on Aaron your brother, and on his sons with him, and shall anoint them and ordain them and consecrate them, that they may serve me as priests.

James 5:14-16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Hebrews 1:8-9 ESV / 37 helpful votes

But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”

Luke 7:38 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

Psalm 89:20 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I have found David, my servant; with my holy oil I have anointed him,

Exodus 30:23-24 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“Take the finest spices: of liquid myrrh 500 shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, that is, 250, and 250 of aromatic cane, and 500 of cassia, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and a hin of olive oil.

Acts 4:27 ESV / 35 helpful votes

For truly in this city there were gathered together against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,

1 Kings 19:16 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And Jehu the son of Nimshi you shall anoint to be king over Israel, and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah you shall anoint to be prophet in your place.

2 Samuel 14:2 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, “Pretend to be a mourner and put on mourning garments. Do not anoint yourself with oil, but behave like a woman who has been mourning many days for the dead.

Micah 6:15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

You shall sow, but not reap; you shall tread olives, but not anoint yourselves with oil; you shall tread grapes, but not drink wine.

2 Samuel 12:20 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Then David arose from the earth and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothes. And he went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. He then went to his own house. And when he asked, they set food before him, and he ate.

Acts 28:8 ESV / 30 helpful votes

It happened that the father of Publius lay sick with fever and dysentery. And Paul visited him and prayed, and putting his hands on him healed him.

Mark 14:8 ESV / 30 helpful votes

She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for burial.

Matthew 8:17 ESV / 30 helpful votes

This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.”

Daniel 9:24 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“Seventy weeks are decreed about your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to put an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal both vision and prophet, and to anoint a most holy place.

Matthew 25:1-13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. ...

Hosea 6:6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Daniel 10:3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

I ate no delicacies, no meat or wine entered my mouth, nor did I anoint myself at all, for the full three weeks.

Psalm 18:50 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Great salvation he brings to his king, and shows steadfast love to his anointed, to David and his offspring forever.

1 Chronicles 16:21-22 ESV / 29 helpful votes

He allowed no one to oppress them; he rebuked kings on their account, saying, “Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Psalm 105:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Saying, “Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!”

Psalm 20:6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Now I know that the Lord saves his anointed; he will answer him from his holy heaven with the saving might of his right hand.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

1 Samuel 15:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And Samuel said to Saul, “The Lord sent me to anoint you king over his people Israel; now therefore listen to the words of the Lord.

1 Samuel 9:16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

“Tomorrow about this time I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over my people Israel. He shall save my people from the hand of the Philistines. For I have seen my people, because their cry has come to me.”

Judges 9:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And the bramble said to the trees, ‘If in good faith you are anointing me king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade, but if not, let fire come out of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon.’

Leviticus 8:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And he sprinkled some of it on the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all its utensils and the basin and its stand, to consecrate them.

Leviticus 4:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

If it is the anointed priest who sins, thus bringing guilt on the people, then he shall offer for the sin that he has committed a bull from the herd without blemish to the Lord for a sin offering.

Exodus 30:32-33 ESV / 28 helpful votes

It shall not be poured on the body of an ordinary person, and you shall make no other like it in composition. It is holy, and it shall be holy to you. Whoever compounds any like it or whoever puts any of it on an outsider shall be cut off from his people.’”

Exodus 30:31 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And you shall say to the people of Israel, ‘This shall be my holy anointing oil throughout your generations.

Exodus 30:26 ESV / 28 helpful votes

With it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony,

Exodus 30:25 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And you shall make of these a sacred anointing oil blended as by the perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.

Exodus 30:22-25 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Take the finest spices: of liquid myrrh 500 shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, that is, 250, and 250 of aromatic cane, and 500 of cassia, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and a hin of olive oil. And you shall make of these a sacred anointing oil blended as by the perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.

Exodus 29:29 ESV / 28 helpful votes

“The holy garments of Aaron shall be for his sons after him; they shall be anointed in them and ordained in them.

1 Chronicles 16:22 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Saying, “Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!”

James 5:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

James 5:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Isaiah 1:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, but bruises and sores and raw wounds; they are not pressed out or bound up or softened with oil.

Mark 16:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.

Matthew 6:17 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face,

Joel 2:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.

Isaiah 61:1-11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; to grant to those who mourn in Zion— to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified. They shall build up the ancient ruins; they shall raise up the former devastations; they shall repair the ruined cities, the devastations of many generations. Strangers shall stand and tend your flocks; foreigners shall be your plowmen and vinedressers; ...

Isaiah 21:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

They prepare the table, they spread the rugs, they eat, they drink. Arise, O princes; oil the shield!

Acts 9:22 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who lived in Damascus by proving that Jesus was the Christ.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Matthew 26:12 ESV / 21 helpful votes

In pouring this ointment on my body, she has done it to prepare me for burial.

Psalm 104:15 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And wine to gladden the heart of man, oil to make his face shine and bread to strengthen man's heart.

Psalm 2:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying,

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, so that you may see.

James 4:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

1 Corinthians 1:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.

Esther 2:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Now when the turn came for each young woman to go in to King Ahasuerus, after being twelve months under the regulations for the women, since this was the regular period of their beautifying, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and ointments for women—

2 Chronicles 28:15 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And the men who have been mentioned by name rose and took the captives, and with the spoil they clothed all who were naked among them. They clothed them, gave them sandals, provided them with food and drink, and anointed them, and carrying all the feeble among them on donkeys, they brought them to their kinsfolk at Jericho, the city of palm trees. Then they returned to Samaria.

2 Samuel 19:21 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered, “Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the Lord's anointed?”

1 Samuel 16:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy and had beautiful eyes and was handsome. And the Lord said, “Arise, anoint him, for this is he.”

1 Samuel 16:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.”

Numbers 7:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

On the day when Moses had finished setting up the tabernacle and had anointed and consecrated it with all its furnishings and had anointed and consecrated the altar with all its utensils,

Leviticus 6:20 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“This is the offering that Aaron and his sons shall offer to the Lord on the day when he is anointed: a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a regular grain offering, half of it in the morning and half in the evening.

Exodus 30:30 ESV / 20 helpful votes

You shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may serve me as priests.

2 Samuel 2:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. When they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,”

James 5:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Mark 14:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poured it over his head.

1 Kings 1:39 ESV / 18 helpful votes

There Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent and anointed Solomon. Then they blew the trumpet, and all the people said, “Long live King Solomon!”

Numbers 3:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the anointed priests, whom he ordained to serve as priests.

Exodus 30:26-28 ESV / 18 helpful votes

With it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony, and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense, and the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils and the basin and its stand.

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