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Lexicon :: Strong's G3874 - paraklēsis

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παράκλησις
Transliteration
paraklēsis
Pronunciation
pä-rä'-klā-sēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:773,778

Strong’s Definitions

παράκλησις paráklēsis, par-ak'-lay-sis; from G3870; imploration, hortation, solace:—comfort, consolation, exhortation, intreaty.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's G3874 in the following manner: consolation (14x), exhortation (8x), comfort (6x), intreaty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's G3874 in the following manner: consolation (14x), exhortation (8x), comfort (6x), intreaty (1x).
  1. a calling near, summons, (esp. for help)

  2. importation, supplication, entreaty

  3. exhortation, admonition, encouragement

  4. consolation, comfort, solace; that which affords comfort or refreshment

    1. thus of the Messianic salvation (so the Rabbis call the Messiah the consoler, the comforter)

  5. persuasive discourse, stirring address

    1. instructive, admonitory, conciliatory, powerful hortatory discourse

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παράκλησις paráklēsis, par-ak'-lay-sis; from G3870; imploration, hortation, solace:—comfort, consolation, exhortation, intreaty.
STRONGS NT 3874: παράκλησις
παράκλησις, παρακλήσεως, (παρακαλέω, which see);
1. properly, a calling near, summons (especially for help, Thucydides 4, 61; Demosthenes, p. 275, 20).
2. imploration, supplication, entreaty: 2 Corinthians 8:4 (Strabo 13, p. 581; Josephus, Antiquities 3, 1, 5; (contra Apion 2, 23, 3 παράκλησις πρός τόν Θεόν ἔστω); λόγοι παρακλήσεως, words of appeal, containing entreaties, 1 Macc. 10:24).
3. exhortation, admonition, encouragement: Acts 15:31 (others refer this to 4); 1 Corinthians 14:3; 2 Corinthians 8:17; Philippians 2:1; 1 Timothy 4:13; Hebrews 12:5; λόγος τῆς παρακλήσεως, Hebrews 13:22 (2 Macc. 7:24 2Macc. 15:9 (11); Plato, del. 415 e.; Thucydides 8, 92; Aeschines, Polybius, others).
4. consolation, comfort, solace: 2 Corinthians 1:4-7; Hebrews 6:18; (add, Acts 9:31; 2 Thessalonians 2:16) (Jeremiah 16:7; Has. 13:14; (Job 21:2; Nahum 3:7); Phalaris, epistle 97 at the beginning); τῶν γραφῶν, afforded by the contents of the Scriptures, Romans 15:4 (Winer's Grammar, 189 (178)); Θεός τῆς παρακλήσεως, God the author and bestower of comfort, Romans 15:5; 2 Corinthians 1:3; solace or cheer which comes from a happy lot or a prosperous state of things, Luke 6:24; 2 Corinthians 7:4, 7, 13 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 393 (368)); Philemon 1:7; by metonymy, that which affords comfort or refreshment; thus of the Messianic salvation, Luke 2:25 (so the rabbis call the Messiah the consoler, the comforter, κατ' ἐξοχήν, מְנַחֵם (cf. Wünsche, Neue Beiträge as above with at the passage; Schöttgen, Horae Hebrew etc. ii. 18)).
5. universally, "persuasive discourse, stirring address — instructive; admonitory, consolatory; powerful hortatory discourse": Romans 12:8; λόγος, παρακλήσεως (A. V. "word of exhortation), Acts 13:15; υἱός παρακλήσεως (a son of exhortation), a man gifted in teaching, admonishing, consoling, Acts 4:36; used of the apostles' instruction or preaching, 1 Thessalonians 2:3.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
21:2
Jeremiah
16:7
Nahum
3:7
Luke
2:25; 6:24
Acts
4:36; 9:31; 13:15; 15:31
Romans
12:8; 15:4; 15:5
1 Corinthians
14:3
2 Corinthians
1:3; 1:4; 1:5; 1:6; 1:7; 7:4; 7:7; 7:13; 8:4; 8:17
Philippians
2:1
1 Thessalonians
2:3
2 Thessalonians
2:16
1 Timothy
4:13
Philemon
1:7
Hebrews
6:18; 12:5; 13:22

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3874 matches the Greek παράκλησις (paraklēsis),
which occurs 29 times in 28 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:25 - And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation G3874 of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation. G3874
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) G3874 a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort G3874 of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation G3874 for the people, say on.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation. G3874
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: G3874 he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort G3874 of the scriptures might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - Now the God of patience and consolation G3874 grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, G3874 and comfort.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:3 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; G3874
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort G3874 wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation G3874 also aboundeth by Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation G3874 and salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation G3874 and salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation. G3874
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, G3874 I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - And not by his coming only, but by the consolation G3874 wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: G3874 yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - Praying us with much intreaty G3874 that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - For indeed he accepted the exhortation; G3874 but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - If there be therefore any consolation G3874 in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:3 - For our exhortation G3874 was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation G3874 and good hope through grace,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, G3874 to doctrine.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For we have great joy and consolation G3874 in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, G3874 who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:5 - And ye have forgotten the exhortation G3874 which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:22 - And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: G3874 for I have written a letter unto you in few words.
 
 
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