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Strongs Number: G3870


Greek Word
παρακαλέω
Transliteration
parakaleō
Phonetic
par-ak-al-eh'-o
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

Origin
From G3844 and G2564
Bible Usage
beseech call for (be of good) comfort desire (give) exhort (-ation) intreat pray.