Paraclete

  • 1 Paraclete — • Another name for the Holy Ghost. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Paraclete     Paraclete     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Paraclete — Par a*clete, n. [L. paracletus, Gr. para klhtos, from parakalei^n to call to one, to exhort, encourage; para beside + kalei^n to call.] An advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; a term applied to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 paraclete — index advocate (counselor) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Paraclete — mid 15c., Paraclit, from Fr. paraclet (13c.), from M.L. paracletus, from Gk. parakletos advocate, intercessor, from parakalein to call to one s aid, in later use to comfort, to console …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 paraclete — [par′ə klēt΄] n. [ME paraclit < OFr paraclet < LL(Ec) paracletus < Gr paraklētos (in N.T., the Holy Spirit) < parakalein, to call, summon (in N.T., to comfort) < para ,PARA 1 + kalein, to call: see CLAMOR] 1. an advocate;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Paraclete — For the school of Peter Abelard, see Oratory of the Paraclete. Paraclete comes from the Koine Greek word , , paraclete is used to describe the intercessory role of Jesus Christ. And in John 14:16 Jesus says another paraclete will come to help his …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 paraclete — noun /ˈpæɹəkliːt/ an advocate, especially the Holy Spirit , 1963: He passed a block of bright posters. One of them extolled domestic gas: a smiling toy paraclete called Mr Therm presided over a sort of warm Holy Family. Anthony Burgess, Inside Mr …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 Paraclete —    Another name for the Holy Ghost, signifying one who is invoked to aid or comfort. It was this word our Lord used when He said, I will send you another Comforter, i.e., Paraclete. Elsewhere, the word is also translated Advocate …

    American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 9 Paraclete — noun Etymology: Middle English Paraclyte, from Late Latin Paracletus, Paraclitus, from Greek Paraklētos, literally, advocate, intercessor, from parakalein to invoke, from para + kalein to call more at low Date: 15th century Holy Spirit …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 paraclete — /par euh kleet /, n. 1. an advocate or intercessor. 2. (cap.) the Holy Spirit; the Comforter. [1400 50; < ML, LL Paracletus < LGk Parákletos comforter, lit., (person) called in (to help), verbid of parakaleîn (equiv. to para PARA 1 + kaleîn to… …

    Universalium

  • 11 Paraclete — A Greek noun meaning ‘one called to the side of’ and therefore an ‘advocate’; a term especially liked by the gospel of John for the Spirit [[➝ spirit]] (John 14:16–17; 16:7–15, cf. 1 John 2:1) whom Jesus promises that he will send to the… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 12 PARACLETE —    a Greek term meaning advocate or helper. It is used in the NEW TESTAMENT to speak of the HOLY SPIRIT …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 13 paraclete — advocate or intercessor; the Holy Spirit acting in such a role Ecclesiastical Terms …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 14 paraclete — n. advocate, intercessor …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 Paraclete — [ parəkli:t] noun (in Christian theology) the Holy Spirit as advocate or counsellor (John 14:16, 26). Origin via late L. from Gk paraklētos called in aid …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 paraclete — n. 1. Advocate, intercessor. 2. Comforter, consoler, intercessor, Holy Spirit, Spirit of Truth, Holy Ghost …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 paraclete — n 1. advocate, defender, champion, vindicator; pleader, apologist, friend at court; promoter, endorser, sponsor, protagonist, propagator, propagandist, proponent, favorer, countenancer, ex ponent; maintainer, sustainer, upholder, supporter;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 Paraclete — Holy Spirit, God the Spirit, the Spirit, Spirit of God, Spirit of Truth; Holy Ghost, the Dove, the Inspiration, the Intercessor, the Comforter, the Consoler, the Counselor …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19 paraclete — par·a·clete …

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  • 20 Paraclete —  Параклет …

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