UNCTION unk'-shun: The the King James Version translation of chrisma (1 John 2:20), which the Revised Version (British and American) renders "anointing," as the King James Version renders the same word in 1 John 2:27. Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'UNCTION'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.