Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 3844 and 2564

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:773

KJV Translation Count — 109x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: beseech (43), comfort (23), exhort (21), desire (8), pray (6), intreat (3), misc (4), vr besought (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

par-ak-al-eh'-o; from (3844) (παρά) and (2564) (καλέω); to call near, i.e. invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation): — beseech, call for, (be of good) comfort, desire, (give) exhort (-ation), entreat, pray.

Concordance Results Using KJV

In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be G3870ed, because they are not.


Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be G3870ed.


And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, G3870ing him,


So the devils G3870 him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.


And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they G3870 him that he would depart out of their coasts.


And G3870 him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.


And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and G3870 him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.


Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou G3870dst me:


Thinkest thou that I cannot now G3870 to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?


And there came a leper to him, G3870ing him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.