Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3870

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:773

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: consolation (14), exhortation (8), comfort (6), intreaty (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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
a. thus of the Messianic salvation (so the Rabbis call the Messiah the consoler, the comforter)
5. persuasive discourse, stirring address
a. instructive, admonitory, conciliatory, powerful hortatory discourse

Strong's Definitions

par-ak'-lay-sis; from (3870) (παρακαλέω); imploration, hortation, solace: — comfort, consolation, exhortation, entreaty.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the G3874 of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.


But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your G3874.


And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of G3874,) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus,


Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the G3874 of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.


And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of G3874 for the people, say on.


Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the G3874.


Or he that exhorteth, on G3874: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.


For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and G3874 of the scriptures might have hope.


Now the God of patience and G3874 grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:


But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and G3874, and G3874.