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Holman Bible Dictionary

Paraclete

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(peh ruh cleete) Transliteration of the Greek word Jesus used in John's Gospel for the Holy Spirit. Literally, “One called alongside,” Paraclete is translated many ways; “advocate” (applied to Christ, 1 John 2:1 ) and “Comforter” (John 14:16 ). See Advocate; Comforter; Counselor .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Paraclete'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/p/paraclete.html. 1991.

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