Parakletos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3875  
Original WordWord Origin
parakletoßa root word
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Parakletos5:800,782
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
par-ak'-lay-tos   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. summoned, called to one's side, esp. called to one's aid
    1. one who pleads another's cause before a judge, a pleader, counsel for defense, legal assistant, an advocate
    2. one who pleads another's cause with one, an intercessor
      1. of Christ in his exaltation at God's right hand, pleading with God the Father for the pardon of our sins
    3. in the widest sense, a helper, succourer, aider, assistant
      1. of the Holy Spirit destined to take the place of Christ with the apostles (after his ascension to the Father), to lead them to a deeper knowledge of the gospel truth, and give them divine strength needed to enable them to undergo trials and persecutions on behalf of the divine kingdom
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
Advocate 1, Helper 4
 
NAS Verse Count
John4
1 John1


Total5
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 Parakletos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.