Paraklesis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3874  
Original WordWord Origin
paraklhsißfrom (3870)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Paraklesis5:773,778
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
par-ak'-lay-sis   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 29
appeal 1, comfort 13, consolation 1, encouragement 6, exhortation 7, urging 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Luke2
Acts4
Romans3
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians10
Philippians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy1
Philemon1
Hebrews3


Total28
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Paraklesis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.