Consolation of Israel
a name for the Messiah in common use among the Jews, probably suggested by Isaiah 12:1 ; 49:13 . The Greek word thus rendered ( Luke 2:25 , paraklesis) is kindred to that translated "Comforter" in John 14:16 , etc., parakletos.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Consolation of Israel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .