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Lexicon :: Strong's G3874 - paraklēsis

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παράκλησις
Transliteration
paraklēsis (Key)
Pronunciation
par-ak'-lay-sis
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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. [imploration]1, 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



1. Edited by BLB [An error was made in the original document incorrectly stating "importation".]

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παράκλησις paráklēsis, par-ak'-lay-sis; from G3870; imploration, hortation, solace:—comfort, consolation, exhortation, intreaty.
STRONGS G3874:
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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:25 - καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄνθρωπος ἦν ἐν Ἰερουσαλὴμ ὄνομα Συμεών καὶ ἄνθρωπος οὗτος δίκαιος καὶ εὐλαβής προσδεχόμενος παράκλησιν G3874 τοῦ Ἰσραήλ καὶ πνεῦμα ἦν ἅγιον ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - πλὴν οὐαὶ ὑμῖν τοῖς πλουσίοις ὅτι ἀπέχετε τὴν παράκλησιν G3874 ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - Ἰωσὴφ δὲ ἐπικληθεὶς Βαρναβᾶς ἀπὸ τῶν ἀποστόλων ἐστιν μεθερμηνευόμενον υἱὸς παρακλήσεως G3874 Λευίτης Κύπριος τῷ γένει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - μὲν οὖν ἐκκλησία καθ᾽ ὅλης τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ Γαλιλαίας καὶ Σαμαρείας εἶχεν εἰρήνην οἰκοδομουμένη καὶ πορευομένη τῷ φόβῳ τοῦ κυρίου καὶ τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος ἐπληθύνετο
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - μετὰ δὲ τὴν ἀνάγνωσιν τοῦ νόμου καὶ τῶν προφητῶν ἀπέστειλαν οἱ ἀρχισυνάγωγοι πρὸς αὐτοὺς λέγοντες ἄνδρες ἀδελφοί εἴ τίς ἐστιν ἐν ὑμῖν λόγος παρακλήσεως G3874 πρὸς τὸν λαόν λέγετε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - ἀναγνόντες δὲ ἐχάρησαν ἐπὶ τῇ παρακλήσει G3874
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - εἴτε παρακαλῶν ἐν τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 μεταδιδοὺς ἐν ἁπλότητι προϊστάμενος ἐν σπουδῇ ἐλεῶν ἐν ἱλαρότητι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - ὅσα γὰρ προεγράφη εἰς τὴν ἡμετέραν διδασκαλίαν ἐγράφη ἵνα διὰ τῆς ὑπομονῆς καὶ διὰ τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 τῶν γραφῶν τὴν ἐλπίδα ἔχωμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - δὲ θεὸς τῆς ὑπομονῆς καὶ τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 δῴη ὑμῖν τὸ αὐτὸ φρονεῖν ἐν ἀλλήλοις κατὰ Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - δὲ προφητεύων ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ οἰκοδομὴν καὶ παράκλησιν G3874 καὶ παραμυθίαν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:3 - εὐλογητὸς θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ πατὴρ τῶν οἰκτιρμῶν καὶ θεὸς πάσης παρακλήσεως G3874
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - παρακαλῶν ἡμᾶς ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ θλίψει ἡμῶν εἰς τὸ δύνασθαι ἡμᾶς παρακαλεῖν τοὺς ἐν πάσῃ θλίψει διὰ τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 ἧς παρακαλούμεθα αὐτοὶ ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - ὅτι καθὼς περισσεύει τὰ παθήματα τοῦ Χριστοῦ εἰς ἡμᾶς οὕτως διὰ τοῦ Χριστοῦ περισσεύει καὶ παράκλησις G3874 ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - εἴτε δὲ θλιβόμεθα ὑπὲρ τῆς ὑμῶν παρακλήσεως G3874 καὶ σωτηρίας εἴτε παρακαλούμεθα ὑπὲρ τῆς ὑμῶν παρακλήσεως G3874 τῆς ἐνεργουμένης ἐν ὑπομονῇ τῶν αὐτῶν παθημάτων ὧν καὶ ἡμεῖς πάσχομεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - καὶ ἐλπὶς ἡμῶν βεβαία ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν εἰδότες ὅτι ὡς κοινωνοί ἐστε τῶν παθημάτων οὕτως καὶ τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - πολλή μοι παρρησία πρὸς ὑμᾶς πολλή μοι καύχησις ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν πεπλήρωμαι τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 ὑπερπερισσεύομαι τῇ χαρᾷ ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ θλίψει ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - οὐ μόνον δὲ ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐν τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 παρεκλήθη ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν ἀναγγέλλων ἡμῖν τὴν ὑμῶν ἐπιπόθησιν τὸν ὑμῶν ὀδυρμόν τὸν ὑμῶν ζῆλον ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ ὥστε με μᾶλλον χαρῆναι
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - διὰ τοῦτο παρακεκλήμεθα ἐπὶ δὲ τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 ἡμῶν περισσοτέρως μᾶλλον ἐχάρημεν ἐπὶ τῇ χαρᾷ Τίτου ὅτι ἀναπέπαυται τὸ πνεῦμα αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ πάντων ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - μετὰ πολλῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 δεόμενοι ἡμῶν τὴν χάριν καὶ τὴν κοινωνίαν τῆς διακονίας τῆς εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - ὅτι τὴν μὲν παράκλησιν G3874 ἐδέξατο σπουδαιότερος δὲ ὑπάρχων αὐθαίρετος ἐξῆλθεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - εἴ τις οὖν παράκλησις G3874 ἐν Χριστῷ εἴ τι παραμύθιον ἀγάπης εἴ τις κοινωνία πνεύματος εἴ τις σπλάγχνα καὶ οἰκτιρμοί
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:3 - γὰρ παράκλησις G3874 ἡμῶν οὐκ ἐκ πλάνης οὐδὲ ἐξ ἀκαθαρσίας οὐδὲ ἐν δόλῳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - αὐτὸς δὲ κύριος ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς καὶ θεὸς πατὴρ ἡμῶν ἀγαπήσας ἡμᾶς καὶ δοὺς παράκλησιν G3874 αἰωνίαν καὶ ἐλπίδα ἀγαθὴν ἐν χάριτι
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - ἕως ἔρχομαι πρόσεχε τῇ ἀναγνώσει τῇ παρακλήσει G3874 τῇ διδασκαλίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - χαρὰν γὰρ πολλὴν ἔσχον καὶ παράκλησιν G3874 ἐπὶ τῇ ἀγάπῃ σου ὅτι τὰ σπλάγχνα τῶν ἁγίων ἀναπέπαυται διὰ σοῦ ἀδελφέ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - ἵνα διὰ δύο πραγμάτων ἀμεταθέτων ἐν οἷς ἀδύνατον ψεύσασθαι τὸν θεόν ἰσχυρὰν παράκλησιν G3874 ἔχωμεν οἱ καταφυγόντες κρατῆσαι τῆς προκειμένης ἐλπίδος
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:5 - καὶ ἐκλέλησθε τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 ἥτις ὑμῖν ὡς υἱοῖς διαλέγεται υἱέ μου μὴ ὀλιγώρει παιδείας κυρίου μηδὲ ἐκλύου ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐλεγχόμενος
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:22 - παρακαλῶ δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀδελφοί ἀνέχεσθε τοῦ λόγου τῆς παρακλήσεως G3874 καὶ γὰρ διὰ βραχέων ἐπέστειλα ὑμῖν
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