Word Summary
elaion: olive oil
Original Word: ἔλαιον
Transliteration: elaion
Phonetic Spelling: (el'-ah-yon)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: olive oil
Meaning: olive oil
Strong's Concordance

Neuter of the same as elaia; olive oil -- oil.

see GREEK elaia

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1637: ἔλαιον

ἔλαιον, ἐλαίου, τό (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for שֶׁמֶן, also for יִצְהָר; olive-oil: used for feeding lamps, Matthew 25:3f, 8; for healing the sick, Mark 6:13; Luke 10:34; James 5:14; for anointing the head and body at feasts (Athen. 15, c. 11) (cf. under the word μύρον), Luke 7:46; Hebrews 1:9 (on which passage see ἀγαλλίασις); mentioned among articles of commerce, Luke 16:6; Revelation 6:6; Revelation 18:13. Cf. Winers RWB, under the word Oel; Furrer in Schenkel 4:354; Schnedermann, Die Biblical Symbolik des Oelbaumes u. d. Oeles, in the Zeitschr. f. d. luth. Theol. for 1874, p. 4ff; (B. D., under the word , II. 4; and Meyer edition Weiss on Mark 6:13).