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Advocate

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary

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Παρακλητος , a patron, one who pleads the cause of any one before another. In this sense the term is applied to Christ our intercessor, 1 John 2:1 . It signifies also a comforter, and an instructer; and is used of the Holy Spirit, John 14:16; John 15:26 .

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Advocate'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​wtd/​a/advocate.html. 1831-2.
 
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