Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 

gen: from;
dat: beside, in the presence of;
acc: alongside of


A paragraph (paravgrafoV) was originally a line in the margin beside the writing that marked a division.


Joy comes from the Paraclete.

I want to be in the presence of the Paraclete.

The Paraclete comes alongside of us.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Angels from the realms of glory,
wing your flight o'er all the earth.


We learn about paradise from Genesis,

The seventh day Adam was beside Eve, and in the presence of God.

Then the accuser came along side of Eve.

This is brilliant!! Thank you for sharing!

"para" means alongside in English words dealing with a profession.
"Paramedic" works alongside a doctor
"Paralegal" works alongside a lawyer
"paraprofessional" works alongside a teacher, etc.

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 2:4 and gathering all the ruling priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) them where the Messiah was to be born.
Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called for the magi and found out from (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) them exactly what time the star had appeared.
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had determined from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the wise men.
Matthew 4:18 As he was walking by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.
Matthew 6:1 “Take care not to perform your good deeds before others so as to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward from (para | παρά | prep-dat) your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 8:10 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those who were following, “I tell you the truth, I have not found faith like this in (par | παρ᾿ | prep-dat) anyone in Israel.
Matthew 13:1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the sea.
Matthew 13:4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell along (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path, and the birds came and devoured them.
Matthew 13:19 When anyone hears the message of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away that which was sown in his heart. This is what was sown along (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path.
Matthew 15:29 After Jesus left from there, he passed by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the Sea of Galilee and went up on the mountain where he sat down.
Matthew 15:30 And great crowds came to him, bringing with them those who were lame, blind, crippled, mute, and many others; and they put them down at (para | παρά | prep-acc) his feet and he healed them.
Matthew 18:19 “Again, I tell you the truth, if two of you on earth are in agreement about anything whatever you may ask, it will be done for you by (para | παρά | prep-gen) my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 19:26 Jesus looked straight at them and said, “With (para | παρά | prep-dat) man this is impossible, but with (para | παρά | prep-dat) God all things are possible.”
Matthew 20:30 Two blind men were sitting beside (para | παρά | prep-acc) the road, and when they heard that Jesus was passing by they cried out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!”
Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: ‘A stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord’s doing, and it is amazing in our eyes’?
Matthew 22:25 Now there were seven brothers among (par | παρ᾿ | prep-dat) us; the first one married and died, and since he had no children, he left his wife to his brother.
Matthew 28:15 So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story has been circulated among (para | παρά | prep-dat) Jews to this very day.
Mark 1:16 As Jesus was going alongside (para | παρά | prep-acc) the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net into the lake, for they were for fishermen.
Mark 2:13 Once again Jesus went out alongside (para | παρά | prep-acc) the lake. A large crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them.
Mark 3:21 And when his family heard this, they went out to take charge of him, for people were saying, “He is out of his mind.”
Mark 4:1 Again Jesus began to teach beside (para | παρά | prep-acc) the lake. And a very large crowd gathered about him, crowd very large so that he got into a boat got and sat there out on the lake while all the people were on shore by the edge of the water. on shore were
Mark 4:4 And as he was sowing, some seed fell along (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path, and birds came and ate it up.
Mark 4:15 These are the ones on (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path where the word is sown: whenever they hear, Satan immediately comes Satan and carries off the word that was sown in them.
Mark 5:21 When Jesus had crossed Jesus in a boat again to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he was by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the lake.
Mark 5:26 She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors, and had spent all she had (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen), all yet it benefitted her nothing; rather she had grown worse.
Mark 8:11 The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) him a sign from heaven, testing him.
Mark 10:27 Looking at them, Jesus said, “With (para | παρά | prep-dat) man it is impossible, but not with (para | παρά | prep-dat) God; for all things are possible with (para | παρά | prep-dat) God.”
Mark 10:46 And they came to Jericho. And as he was going out from Jericho with his disciples and a considerable crowd, a blind beggar, Bartimaeus the son of Timaeus, was sitting by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the road.
Mark 12:2 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenant farmers to receive from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the farmers a portion of the fruit from the vineyard.
Mark 12:11 this came about from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes’?”
Mark 14:43 And immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, appeared, and with him a crowd with swords and clubs, from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the ruling priests and the scribes and the elders.
Mark 16:9 Now when Jesus arose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) whom he had cast out seven demons.
Luke 1:30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with (para | παρά | prep-dat) God.
Luke 1:37 For nothing will be impossible for (para | παρά | prep-gen) God.”
Luke 1:45 Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the Lord.”
Luke 2:1 In those days a decree went out from (para | παρά | prep-gen) Caesar Augustus for all the world to be registered.
Luke 2:52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with (para | παρά | prep-dat) God and man.
Luke 3:13 And he said to them, “Collect no more than (para | παρά | prep-acc) what has been prescribed for you.”
Luke 5:1 It happened that, when the crowd was pressing around him and listening to the word of God, that he was standing beside (para | παρά | prep-acc) the lake of Gennesaret
Luke 5:2 and he saw two boats by (para | παρά | prep-acc) the lake, but the fishermen had gotten out of them and were washing their nets.
Luke 6:19 And all the crowd was trying to touch him, because power was coming out from (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) him and healing them all.
Luke 6:34 And if you lend to those from (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen) whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners that they may receive in return.
Luke 7:38 and standing behind him at (para | παρά | prep-acc) his feet, weeping, she began to bathe his feet with her tears. She kept wiping his feet with the hair of her head, and kissing them and pouring the perfume on them.
Luke 8:5 “A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path and was trampled underfoot, and the birds of heaven devoured it.
Luke 8:12 Those along (para | παρά | prep-acc) the path are the ones who hear — then the devil comes and takes away the word from their heart, so that they may not believe and be saved.
Luke 8:35 Then people went out to see what happened, and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had come out, sitting at (para | παρά | prep-acc) the feet of Jesus, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.
Luke 8:41 Just then there came a man named Jairus. This man was a ruler of the synagogue, and he fell at (para | παρά | prep-acc) the feet of Jesus and implored him to come into his house,
Luke 8:49 While he was still speaking, someone came from (para | παρά | prep-gen) the house of the synagogue-ruler, saying, “Your daughter is dead; do not bother the Teacher any longer.”
Luke 9:47 But Jesus, aware of the reasoning of their heart, took a child, had him stand at (par | παρ᾿ | prep-dat) his side,
Luke 10:7 Remain in that house, eating and drinking what they provide (par | παρ᾿ | prep-gen), for the worker is worthy of his wages. Do not move around from house to house.