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παρακαλέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
παρακαλέω
Greek transliteration: 
parakaleō
Simplified transliteration: 
parakaleo
Principal Parts: 
(παρεκάλουν), -, παρεκάλεσα, -, παρακέκλημαι, παρεκλήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3870
GK Number: 
4151
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
109
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2b)
Gloss: 
to ask, beg, plead; to comfort, encourage, exhort, urge; to call, invite
Definition: 
to call for, invite to come, send for, Acts 28:20; to call upon, exhort, admonish, persuade, Lk. 3:18; Acts 2:40; 11:23; to beg, beseech, entreat, implore, Mt. 8:5, 31; 18:29; Mk. 1:40; to animate, encourage, comfort, console, Mt. 2:18; 5:4; 2 Cor. 1:4, 6; pass. to be cheered, comforted, Lk. 16:25; Acts 20:12; 2 Cor. 7:13

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 2:18 “A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted (paraklēthēnai | παρακληθῆναι | aor pass inf ), because they were no more.”
Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (paraklēthēsontai | παρακληθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl).
Matthew 8:5 When Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him and pleaded (parakalōn | παρακαλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) with him,
Matthew 8:31 And the demons begged (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs.”
Matthew 8:34 Then the entire town went out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him to leave their region.
Matthew 14:36 And they begged (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him that they might just touch the fringe of his cloak; and as many as touched it were healed.
Matthew 18:29 Therefore his fellow servant fell to the ground and pleaded (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) with him, saying ‘Have patience with me, and I will repay you.’
Matthew 18:32 Then his master called him in and said to him, ‘You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded (parekalesas | παρεκάλεσας | aor act ind 2 sg) with me.
Matthew 26:53 Or do you think that I cannot ask (parakalesai | παρακαλέσαι | aor act inf ) of my Father, and he will immediately place at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels?
Mark 1:40 And a leper came to him, leper pleading (parakalōn | παρακαλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) for help and falling on his knees he exclaimed “If you are willing, you can make me clean!”
Mark 5:10 And he kept begging (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) earnestly not to send them send out of the region.
Mark 5:12 And the unclean spirits begged (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Send us to the pigs so we can enter them.”
Mark 5:17 Then they began to implore (parakalein | παρακαλεῖν | pres act inf ) Jesus to depart from their region. their
Mark 5:18 As he was getting he into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed kept begging (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) to go with him. go
Mark 5:23 and begged (parakalei | παρακαλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter “My is about to die. is about Come and place your hands on her so she will be healed and live.”
Mark 6:56 And wherever he entered villages, towns, or rural areas, they would place the sick in the marketplaces and implore (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him that they might touch just the fringe of his cloak. And as many as touched him were made well.
Mark 7:32 And they brought to him a deaf man who could hardly speak, and they begged (parakalousin | παρακαλοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) him to lay his hand on him.
Mark 8:22 And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged (parakalousin | παρακαλοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) him to touch him.
Luke 3:18 And with many other words he exhorted (parakalōn | παρακαλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the people, and evangelized them.
Luke 7:4 And when they came to Jesus, they pleaded (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) with him earnestly, saying, “He is worthy that you should grant this,
Luke 8:31 And they begged (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him not to order them to go away into the abyss.
Luke 8:32 A large herd of pigs was grazing there on the hillside; and the demons begged (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) Jesus to permit them to go into them, and he gave them permission.
Luke 8:41 Just then there came a man named Jairus. This man was a ruler of the synagogue, and he (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) fell at the feet of Jesus and implored (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) him to come into his house,
Luke 15:28 But the older son became angry and refused to go in. His father came out and began to appeal (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) to him,
Luke 16:25 But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that you received your good things during your lifetime, and Lazarus correspondingly received bad things; but now he (parakaleitai | παρακαλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) is (parakaleitai | παρακαλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) comforted (parakaleitai | παρακαλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) here, and you are in anguish.
Acts 2:40 And with many other words he gave them warning and pleaded (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) with them, saying, “Escape from this corrupt generation.”
Acts 8:31 And he said, “How could I unless someone guide me?” And he invited (parekalesen | παρεκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Philip to come up and sit with him.
Acts 9:38 Since Lydda is near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him urging (parakalountes | παρακαλοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) him, “Do not delay in coming to us.”
Acts 11:23 When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he began to exhort (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) them all to remain faithful to the Lord in the purpose of their hearts,
Acts 13:42 As they went out, the people begged (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) that these things be discussed with them on the next Sabbath.
Acts 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging (parakalountes | παρακαλοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) them to continue in the faith, and saying, “It is through many tribulations that we must enter the kingdom of God.”
Acts 15:32 Both Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) and strengthened the brothers with a long speech.
Acts 16:9 And a vision in the night appeared to Paul: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging (parakalōn | παρακαλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us!”
Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household as well, she urged (parekalesen | παρεκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.
Acts 16:39 So they (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) came and spoke (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) to them in (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) a (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) friendly (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) manner (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl); and having taken them out, they asked them to leave the city.
Acts 16:40 So when they had left the prison, they went to Lydia’s house; and when they saw the brothers, they encouraged (parekalesan | παρεκάλεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) them and departed.
Acts 19:31 And also some of the Asiarchs, being friendly to him, sent to him and urged (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him not to commit himself to the theater.
Acts 20:1 After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging (parakalesas | παρακαλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) them and saying farewell, he left for Macedonia.
Acts 20:2 When he had gone through those parts and encouraged (parakalesas | παρακαλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) them with many words, he came to Greece.
Acts 20:12 And they took the boy home alive and were encouraged (pareklēthēsan | παρεκλήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) not a little.
Acts 21:12 When we heard this, both we and the local people urged (parekaloumen | παρεκαλοῦμεν | imperf act ind 1 pl) him not to go up to Jerusalem.
Acts 24:4 But, that I may not detain you any longer, I beg (parakalō | παρακαλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you to hear us briefly in your kindness.
Acts 25:2 So the chief priests and the Jewish leaders brought formal charges against Paul, begging (parekaloun | παρεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him
Acts 27:33 As day was about to dawn, Paul urged (parekalei | παρεκάλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) them all to take some food, saying, “Today is the fourteenth day that you have continued in suspense and been without food, having taken nothing.
Acts 27:34 Therefore I urge (parakalō | παρακαλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you to take some food; for this is for your survival, for not a hair will perish from the head of any of you.”
Acts 28:14 where we found brethren, and were invited (pareklēthēmen | παρεκλήθημεν | aor pass ind 1 pl) to stay with them seven days. And so we went toward Rome.
Acts 28:20 For this reason, therefore, I (parekalesa | παρεκάλεσα | aor act ind 1 sg) have (parekalesa | παρεκάλεσα | aor act ind 1 sg) asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I wear this chain.”
Romans 12:1 I appeal (parakalō | παρακαλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God — this is a reasonable act of worship for you.
Romans 12:8 if you have the gift of encouragement (parakalōn | παρακαλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc), then use it to encourage; if you are able to give, give generously; if your gift is leadership, lead with zeal; if it is showing mercy, then do it with cheerfulness.
Romans 15:30 Now I urge (parakalō | παρακαλῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in fervent prayer to God on my behalf,

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