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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:25 - And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation G3874 of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - “But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort G3874 in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of [fn]Encouragement G3874),
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - So the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria [fn]enjoyed peace, as it was being built up; and as it [fn]continued in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort G3874 of the Holy Spirit, it kept increasing.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:15 - After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue officials sent word to them, saying, “[fn]Brothers, if you have any word of exhortation G3874 for the people, say it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - When they had read it, they rejoiced because of its [fn]encouragement G3874.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - or the one who [fn]exhorts, in the work of [fn]exhortation G3874; the one who gives, with [fn]generosity; the one who [fn]is in leadership, with diligence; the one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement G3874 of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - Now may the God [fn]who gives perseverance and encouragement G3874 grant you to be of the same mind with one another, according to Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - But the one who prophesies speaks to people for edification, [fn]exhortation G3874, and consolation.
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 G3874,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in [fn]any affliction with the comfort G3874 with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For just as the sufferings of Christ are [fn]ours in abundance, so also our comfort G3874 is abundant through Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort G3874 and salvation; or if we are comforted, it is for your comfort G3874, which is effective in the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - and our hope for you is firmly grounded, knowing that as you are partners in our sufferings, so also you are in our comfort G3874.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - My confidence [fn]in you is great; my boasting in your behalf is great. I am filled with comfort G3874; I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - and not only by his arrival, but also by the comfort G3874 with which he was comforted among you, as he reported to us your longing, your mourning, your zeal for me; so that I rejoiced even more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Because of this, we have been comforted.
And besides our comfort G3874, we rejoiced even much more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - begging us with much urging G3874 for the favor [fn]of participation in the [fn]support of the [fn]saints,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - For he not only accepted our appeal G3874, but being himself very earnest, he has gone to you of his own accord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - Therefore if there is any encouragement G3874 in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any [fn]affection and compassion,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:3 - For our exhortation G3874 does not come from error or impurity or [fn]by way of deceit;
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:16 - Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort G3874 and good hope by grace,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:13 - Until I come, give your attention to the public [fn]reading, to exhortation G3874, and teaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For I have had great joy and comfort G3874 in your love, because the [fn]hearts of the [fn]saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:18 - so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement G3874 to hold firmly to the hope set before us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:5 - and you have forgotten the exhortation G3874 which is addressed to you as sons,
“MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD,
NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE PUNISHED BY HIM;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:22 - But I urge you, brothers and sisters, [fn]listen patiently to [fn]this word of exhortation G3874, for I have written to you briefly.

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