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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.
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 NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:25 - At that time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon. He was righteous and devout and was eagerly waiting for the Messiah to come and rescue Israel. The Holy Spirit was upon him
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - “What sorrow awaits you who are rich,
for you have your only happiness now.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - For instance, there was Joseph, the one the apostles nicknamed Barnabas (which means “Son of Encouragement”). He was from the tribe of Levi and came from the island of Cyprus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it became stronger as the believers lived in the fear of the Lord. And with the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it also grew in numbers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - After the usual readings from the books of Moses[fn] and the prophets, those in charge of the service sent them this message: “Brothers, if you have any word of encouragement for the people, come and give it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - And there was great joy throughout the church that day as they read this encouraging message.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it gladly.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - But one who prophesies strengthens others, encourages them, and comforts them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:3 - All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - Even when we are weighed down with troubles, it is for your comfort and salvation! For when we ourselves are comforted, we will certainly comfort you. Then you can patiently endure the same things we suffer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - We are confident that as you share in our sufferings, you will also share in the comfort God gives us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - I have the highest confidence in you, and I take great pride in you. You have greatly encouraged me and made me happy despite all our troubles.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - His presence was a joy, but so was the news he brought of the encouragement he received from you. When he told us how much you long to see me, and how sorry you are for what happened, and how loyal you are to me, I was filled with joy!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - We have been greatly encouraged by this. In addition to our own encouragement, we were especially delighted to see how happy Titus was about the way all of you welcomed him and set his mind[fn] at ease.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - Titus welcomed our request that he visit you again. In fact, he himself was very eager to go and see you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:3 - So you can see we were not preaching with any deceit or impure motives or trickery.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - Until I get there, focus on reading the Scriptures to the church, encouraging the believers, and teaching them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - Your love has given me much joy and comfort, my brother, for your kindness has often refreshed the hearts of God’s people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:5 - And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as his children?[fn] He said,
“My child,[fn] don’t make light of the LORD’s discipline,
and don’t give up when he corrects you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:22 - I urge you, dear brothers and sisters,[fn] to pay attention to what I have written in this brief exhortation.
 
 
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