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παράκλητος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
παράκλητος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
paraklētos
Simplified transliteration: 
parakletos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3875
GK Number: 
4156
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
counselor, intercessor, helper, one who encourages and comforts; in the NT it refers exclusively to the Holy Spirit and to Jesus Christ
Definition: 
one called, or sent for to assist another; an advocate, one who pleads the cause of another, 1 Jn. 2:1; genr. one present to render various beneficial service, and thus the Paraclete, whose influence and operation were to compensate for the departure of Christ himself, Jn. 14:16, 26; 15:26; 16:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 14:16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Paraclete (paraklēton | παράκλητον | acc sg masc), to be with you forever,
John 14:26 But the Paraclete (paraklētos | παράκλητος | nom sg masc), the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will instruct you regarding all things, and cause you to remember everything that I have told you.
John 15:26 “But when the Paraclete (paraklētos | παράκλητος | nom sg masc) comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes forth from the Father, he will bear witness about me.
John 16:7 Nevertheless I am telling you the truth; it is to your advantage that I am going away. For if I do not go away, the Paraclete (paraklētos | παράκλητος | nom sg masc) will not come to you; but if I go away, I will send him to you.
1 John 2:1 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate (paraklēton | παράκλητον | acc sg masc) with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one.