Strong's Number 3874

paraklesis {par-ak'-lay-sis}
Word Origin:
from 3870
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
consolation 14, exhortation 8, comfort 6, intreaty 1

Total: 29
  1. a calling near, summons, (esp. for help)
  2. importation, supplication, entreaty
  3. exhortation, admonition, encouragement
  4. consolation, comfort, solace; that which affords comfort or refreshment
    1. thus of the Messianic salvation (so the Rabbis call the Messiah the consoler, the comforter)
  5. persuasive discourse, stirring address
    1. instructive, admonitory, conciliatory, powerful hortatory discourse