3875: παράκλητος

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G3875 παράκλητος, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: paráklētos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: (a) an advocate, intercessor, (b) a consoler, comforter, helper, (c) Paraclete.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3875 παράκλητος

Transliteration: paráklētos

Definition: an intercessor, consoler

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

παράκλητος

G3875 

Occurrences in the NT: 5

** παρά-κλητος, -ον
(< παρακαλέω), [in Aq., Th.: Jb 16:2*;]
called to one's aid in a judicial cause (Dion. Cass.); hence, most freq. as subst., ὁ π., an advocate, pleader, intercessor (Dem., al.; so in Rabbinic lit., פְּרַקְלִיטָא), "a friend of the accused person, called to speak to his character, or otherwise enlist sympathy in his favour" (Field, Notes, 102). In NT, specif., ὁ π.,
(a) of Christ, I Jn 2:1 (v. ICC, Jo. Epp., 23 ff.);
(b) of the Holy Spirit (AV, comforter; but v. opp. c.), Jo 14:16, 26 15:26 16:7 (cf. also Abbott, Essays, 86, 97; Deiss., LAE, 339 f.; MM, xviii; Westc., Jo., ii, 188 ff.).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition