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Advocate

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(Gr. John 14:16; 15:26; 16:7 , where the Greek word is rendered "Comforter," q.v.). It is applied to Christ in 1John 2:1 , where the same Greek word is rendered "Advocate," the rendering which it should have in all the places where it occurs. Tertullus "the orator" (Acts 24:1 ) was a Roman advocate whom the Jews employed to accuse Paul before Felix.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Advocate'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​a/advocate.html. 1897.
 
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