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Strong's #3874 - παράκλησις

Transliteration
paráklēsis
Phonetics
par-ak'-lay-sis
Origin
from (G3870)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
5:773,778
Definition
Thayer's
  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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5162 ‑ נָחַם (naw‑kham');  8469 ‑ תַּחֲנוּנָה (takh‑an‑oon', takh‑an‑oo‑naw');  
Frequency Lists  
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  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (29)
Luke
2
Acts
4
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
11
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
3
NAS (29)
Luke
2
Acts
4
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
11
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
3
HCS (29)
Luke
2
Acts
4
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
11
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
3
BSB (29)
Luke
2
Acts
4
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
11
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
3
ESV (27)
Luke
2
Acts
4
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
10
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Hebrews
3
WEB (28)
Luke
2
Acts
3
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
11
Philippians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παρά-κλησις, εως, ἡ,

calling to one's aid, summons, οἱ ἐκ παρακλήσεως συγκαθήμενοι a packed party in the assembly, D. 18.143.

2. imploring, appealing, τινος of or on the part of one, Th. 4.61; deprecation, συγγνώμης δεῖ καὶ π. Str. 13.1.1.

3. invocation of gods, Iamb. Myst. 4.3 (pl.).

4. demand, request, PGrenf. 1.32.7 (pl., ii B.C.), etc.; κατὰ-σιν on demand, PLond. 3.1164d10 (iii A. D.).

II exhortation, address, πρὸς τὸν ὄχλον Th. 8.92; οὐ π. εὑρόντες, ἀλλὰ παραίνεσιν γράψαντες not a mere address to their feelings, but counsel to act rightly, Isoc. 1.5; π. τῶν πολιτῶν πρὸς ἀρετήν Aeschin. 1.117; τὴν τῆς σωφροσύνης παράκλησιν.. αὐτοὺς παρακέκληκα Id. 2.180; ἀξιώσεισκαὶ-κλήσεις Plb. 1.67.10.

III consolation, LXX Isaiah 30:7, Nahum 3:7, Hebrews 6:18, Phalar. 103.1.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παρά -κλησις , -εως ,

(<παρακαλέω ),

[in LXX : Job 21:2, Psalms 94:19, Hosea 13:14, Nahum 3:7, Isaiah 57:18; Isaiah 66:11, Jeremiah 16:7 (H5162, its parts and derivatives), Jeremiah 38:9 (H8469), Isaiah 28:29; Isaiah 30:7, 1 Maccabees 10:24; 1 Maccabees 12:9, 2 Maccabees 7:24; 2 Maccabees 15:11*;]

1. a calling to one's aid, summons (Thus.), hence, appeal, entreaty (Strab., Plut., al., 1 Maccabees 10:24; of. Lft., Notes, 20) : 2 Corinthians 8:4.

2. exhortation, encouragement: Acts 15:31, Romans 12:8, 1 Corinthians 14:3, 2 Corinthians 8:17, Philippians 2:1, 1 Thessalonians 2:3, 1 Timothy 4:13, Hebrews 12:5; λόγος (τῆς ) Papyri, Acts 13:15, Hebrews 13:22; υἱὸς Papyri, Acts 4:36.

3. consolation, comfort (Phalar., LXX) : Luke 6:24, Acts 9:31, 2 Corinthians 1:4-7; 2 Corinthians 7:4; 2 Corinthians 7:7; 2 Corinthians 7:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, Philemon 1:7; τ . γραφῶν , Romans 15:4; θεὸς τῆς Papyri, Romans 15:5, 2 Corinthians 1:3; Papyri τοῦ Ἰσραήλ (v. Dalman, Words, 109 f.), Lk


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
παρακλησει παρακλήσει παρακλήσεις Παρακλησεως Παρακλήσεως παρακλησιν παράκλησιν παρακλησις παράκλησις παρακλητικούς paraklesei paraklēsei paraklḗsei Parakleseos Paraklēseōs Paraklḗseos Paraklḗseōs paraklesin paraklēsin paráklesin paráklēsin paraklesis paraklēsis paráklesis paráklēsis
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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