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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g484 Greek: antilepsis | antilempsis

Help, Holpen:

properly signifies "a laying hold of, an exchange" (anti, "in exchange," or, in its local sense, "in front," and lambano, "to take, lay hold of," so as to support); then, "a help" (akin to B, No. 1); it is mentioned in 1Cr 12:28, as one of the ministrations in the local church, by way of rendering assistance, perhaps especially of "help" ministered to the weak and needy. So Theophylact defines the injunction in 1Th 5:14, "support the weak;" cp. Act 20:35; not official functionaries are in view in the term "helps," but rather the functioning of those who, like the household of Stephanas, devote themselves to minister to the saints. Hort defines the ministration as "anything that would be done for poor or weak or outcast brethren."

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g996 Greek: boetheia

Help, Holpen:

from boe, "a shout," and theo, "to run," denotes "help, succour," Hbr 4:16, lit., "(grace) unto (timely) help;" in Act 27:17, where the plural is used, the term is nautical, "frapping."

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g1947 Greek: epikouria

Help, Holpen:

strictly denotes such aid as is rendered by an epikouros, "an ally, an auxiliary;" Paul uses it in his testimony to Agrippa, "having therefore obtained the help that is from God," Act 26:22, RV.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g482 Greek: antilambano

Help, Holpen:

lit., "to take instead of, or in turn" (akin to A, No. 1), is used in the Middle Voice, and rendered "He hath holpen" in Luk 1:54; "to help," RV, "to support," AV, in Act 20:35; its other meaning, to partake of, is used of partaking of things, 1Ti 6:2, "that partake of," for AV, "partakers of."

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g4815 Greek: sullambano

Help, Holpen:

"to assist, take part with" (sun, "with," and lambano), is used, in the Middle Voice, of rendering help in what others are doing, Luk 5:7, of bringing in a catch of fish; in Phl 4:3, in an appeal to Synzygus ("yokefellow") to help Euodia and Syntyche (ver. 2).

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g4878 Greek: sunantilambano

Help, Holpen:

signifies "to take hold with at the side for assistance" (sun, "with," and No. 1); hence, "to take a share in, help in bearing, to help in general." It is used, in the Middle Voice, in Martha's request to the Lord to bid her sister help her, Luk 10:40; and of the ministry of the Holy Spirit in helping our infirmities, Rom 8:26. In the Sept., Exd 18:22; Num 11:17; Ps. 89:21.

B-4 Verb Strong's Number: g997 Greek: boetheo

Help, Holpen:

"to come to the aid of anyone, to succour" (akin to A, No. 2), is used in Mat 15:25; Mar 9:22, 24; Act 16:9; 21:28; 2Cr 6:2, "did I succour;" Hbr 2:18, "to succour;" Rev 12:16.

B-5 Verb Strong's Number: g4820 Greek: sumballo

Help, Holpen:

lit., "to throw together" (sun, "with," ballo, "to throw"), is used in the Middle Voice in Act 18:27, of helping or benefiting believers by discussion or ministry of the Word of God.

B-6 Verb Strong's Number: g4943 Greek: sunupourgeo

Help, Holpen:

denotes "to help together, join in helping, to serve with anyone as an underworker" (sun, "with," hupourgeo, "to serve;" hupo, "under," ergon, "work"); it is used in 2Cr 1:11.

B-7 Verb Strong's Number: g4903 Greek: sunergeo

Help, Holpen:

"to help in work, to co-operate, be a co-worker," is rendered "that helpeth with" in 1Cr 16:16.

Note: Paristemi, "to place beside" (para, "by," histemi, "to cause to stand"), "to stand by, be at hand," is used of "standing" up for help," in Rom 16:2, "that ye assist," and 2Ti 4:17, "stood with."

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