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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)
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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.
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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 this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - “But woe to you who are rich,
For you have received your consolation.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - And Joses,[fn] who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - Then the churches[fn] throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - And after the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, “Men and brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - When they had read it, they rejoiced over its encouragement.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - he who exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:3 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds through Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - Now if we are afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effective for enduring the same sufferings which we also suffer. Or if we are comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - And our hope for you is steadfast, because we know that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so also you will partake of the consolation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I am exceedingly joyful in all our tribulation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - and not only by his coming, but also by the consolation with which he was comforted in you, when he told us of your earnest desire, your mourning, your zeal for me, so that I rejoiced even more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Therefore we have been comforted in your comfort. And we rejoiced exceedingly more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - imploring us with much urgency that we would receive[fn] the gift and the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - For he not only accepted the exhortation, but being more diligent, he went to you of his own accord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:3 - For our exhortation did not come from error or uncleanness, nor was it in deceit.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For we have[fn] great joy[fn] and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might[fn] have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:5 - And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons:

“My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD,
Nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:22 - And I appeal to you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words.
 
 
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