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Lexicon :: Strong's G3875 - paraklētos

παράκλητος
Transliteration
paraklētos
Pronunciation
pä-rä'-klā-tos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A root word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:800,782

Strong’s Definitions

παράκλητος paráklētos, par-ak'-lay-tos; an intercessor, consoler:—advocate, comforter.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G3875 in the following manner: comforter (4x), advocate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G3875 in the following manner: comforter (4x), advocate (1x).
  1. summoned, called to one's side, esp. called to one's aid

    1. one who pleads another's cause before a judge, a pleader, counsel for defense, legal assistant, an advocate

    2. one who pleads another's cause with one, an intercessor

      1. of Christ in his exaltation at God's right hand, pleading with God the Father for the pardon of our sins

    3. in the widest sense, a helper, succourer, aider, assistant

      1. of the Holy Spirit destined to take the place of Christ with the apostles (after his ascension to the Father), to lead them to a deeper knowledge of the gospel truth, and give them divine strength needed to enable them to undergo trials and persecutions on behalf of the divine kingdom

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παράκλητος paráklētos, par-ak'-lay-tos; an intercessor, consoler:—advocate, comforter.
STRONGS NT 3875: παράκλητος
παράκλητος, παρακλητου, (παρακαλέω), properly, summoned, called to one's side, especially called to one's aid; hence,
1. "one who pleads another's cause before a judge, a pleader, counsel for defense, legal assistant; an advocate": Demosthenes, p. 341, 11; (Diogenes Laërtius 4, 50, cf. Dio Cassius, 46, 20.
2. universally, one who pleads another's cause with one, an intercessor: Philo, de mund. opif. § 59; de Josepho § 40; in Flaccum §§ 3 and 4; so of Christ, in his exaltation at God's right hand, pleading with God the Father for the pardon of our sins, 1 John 2:1 (in the same sense, of the divine Logos in Philo, vita Moys. iii. § 14).
3. in the widest sense, a helper, succorer, aider, assistant; so of the Holy Spirit destined to take the place of Christ with the apostles (after his ascension to the Father), to lead them to a deeper knowledge of gospel truth, and to give them the divine strength needed to enable them to undergo trials and persecutions on behalf of the divine kingdom: John 14:16, 26; John 15:26; John 16:7, cf. Matthew 10:19; Mark 13:11; Luke 12:11f (Philo de mund. opif. § 6 at the beginning says that God in creating the world had no need of a παράκλητος, an adviser, counsellor, helper. The Targums and Talmud borrow the Greek words פְּרַקְלִיט and פְּרַקְלִיטָא and use them of any intercessor, defender, or advocate; cf. Baxtorf, Lex. Talm., p. 1843 ((edited by Fischer, p. 916)); so Targ. on Job 33:23 for מֵלִיץ מַלְאָך, i. e. an angel that pleads man's cause with God; (cf. πλουσίων παρακλητοι in 'Teaching' etc. 5 [ET] under the end; the Epistle of Barnabas 20, 2 [ET]; Apostolic Constitutions 7, 18)). Cf. Knapp, Scripta varii Argumenti, p. 124ff; Düsterdieck on 1 John 2:1, p. 147ff; (Watkins, Excursus G, in Ellicott's N. T. Commentary for English Readers; Westcott in the Speaker's commentary Additional Note on John 14:16; Schaff in Lange ibid.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
33:23
Matthew
10:19
Mark
13:11
Luke
12:11
John
14:16; 14:16; 14:26; 15:26; 16:7
1 John
2:1; 2:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3875 matches the Greek παράκλητος (paraklētos),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:16 - And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, G3875 that he may abide with you for ever;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:26 - But the Comforter, G3875 which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:26 - But when the Comforter G3875 is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:7 - Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter G3875 will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:1 - My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate G3875 with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

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