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Lexicon :: Strong's G3874 - paraklēsis

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paraklēsis (Key)
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

2:25; 6:24
4:36; 9:31; 13:15; 15:31
12:8; 15:4; 15:5
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
1:3; 1:4; 1:5; 1:6; 1:7; 7:4; 7:7; 7:13; 8:4; 8:17
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
1 Timothy
6:18; 12:5; 13:22

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3874 matches the Greek παράκλησις (paraklēsis),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:2 - ἀκούσατε ἀκούσατέ μου τῶν λόγων ἵνα μὴ μοι παρ᾽ ὑμῶν αὕτη παράκλησις G3874
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:19 - (LXX 93:19)κύριε κατὰ τὸ πλῆθος τῶν ὀδυνῶν μου ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ μου αἱ παρακλήσεις G3874 σου ἠγάπησαν τὴν ψυχήν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:29 - καὶ ταῦτα παρὰ κυρίου σαβαωθ ἐξῆλθεν τὰ τέρατα βουλεύσασθε ὑψώσατε ματαίαν παράκλησιν G3874
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:7 - Αἰγύπτιοι μάταια καὶ κενὰ ὠφελήσουσιν ὑμᾶς ἀπάγγειλον αὐτοῗς ὅτι ματαία παράκλησις G3874 ὑμῶν αὕτη
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 - τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ ἑώρακα καὶ ἰασάμην αὐτὸν καὶ παρεκάλεσα αὐτὸν καὶ ἔδωκα αὐτῷ παράκλησιν G3874 ἀληθινήν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:11 - ἵνα θηλάσητε καὶ ἐμπλησθῆτε ἀπὸ μαστοῦ παρακλήσεως G3874 αὐτῆς ἵνα ἐκθηλάσαντες τρυφήσητε ἀπὸ εἰσόδου δόξης αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:7 - καὶ οὐ μὴ κλασθῇ ἄρτος ἐν πένθει αὐτῶν εἰς παράκλησιν G3874 ἐπὶ τεθνηκότι οὐ ποτιοῦσιν αὐτὸν ποτήριον εἰς παράκλησιν G3874 ἐπὶ πατρὶ καὶ μητρὶ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:9 - (LXX 38:9)ἐν κλαυθμῷ ἐξῆλθον καὶ ἐν παρακλήσει G3874 ἀνάξω αὐτοὺς αὐλίζων ἐπὶ διώρυγας ὑδάτων ἐν ὁδῷ ὀρθῇ καὶ οὐ μὴ πλανηθῶσιν ἐν αὐτῇ ὅτι ἐγενόμην τῷ Ισραηλ εἰς πατέρα καὶ Εφραιμ πρωτότοκός μού ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:14 - ἐκ χειρὸς ᾅδου ῥύσομαι αὐτοὺς καὶ ἐκ θανάτου λυτρώσομαι αὐτούς ποῦ δίκη σου θάνατε ποῦ τὸ κέντρον σου ᾅδη παράκλησις G3874 κέκρυπται ἀπὸ ὀφθαλμῶν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:7 - (LXX 3:7)καὶ ἔσται πᾶς ὁρῶν σε ἀποπηδήσεται ἀπὸ σοῦ καὶ ἐρεῗ Δειλαία Νινευη τίς στενάξει αὐτήν πόθεν ζητήσω παράκλησιν G3874 αὐτῇ

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