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Greek - English Dictionary

G3870 - Comforted

Strong's No.:G3870

Greek:παρακαλέω

Transliteration:parakaleō

Phonetic:par-ak-al-eh'-o

Word Origin:From G3844 and G2564

Bible Usage:beseech call for (be of good) comfort desire (give) exhort (-ation) intreat pray.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to call near that is invite: invoke (by imploration hortation or consolation)


Thayers
Definition:

1. to call to one's side, call for, summon

2. to address, speak to, (call to, call upon), which may be done in the way of exhortation, entreaty, comfort, instruction, etc.

a. to admonish, exhort

b. to beg, entreat, beseech

1. to strive to appease by entreaty

c. to console, to encourage and strengthen by consolation, to comfort

1. to receive consolation, be comforted

d. to encourage, strengthen

e. exhorting and comforting and encouraging

f. to instruct, teach


Bible References:
Comforted

Translation
Occurrences:
beseech ( 20 )
beseeching ( 2 )
besought ( 21 )
called ( 1 )
comfort ( 9 )
comforted ( 13 )
comforteth ( 2 )
desired ( 5 )
desiredst ( 1 )
desiring ( 2 )
entreat ( 2 )
entreated ( 1 )
exhort ( 14 )
exhortation ( 1 )
exhorted ( 3 )
exhorteth ( 1 )
exhorting ( 3 )
given ( 1 )
pray ( 4 )
prayed ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.