[B-Greek] question about paraklhtos
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 6 17:43:55 EDT 2006
Again, I have corrected the transliteration of the word in the subject line.
I think it is time that we return to Jim's question below. There are some classical references and 3 entries from the Oxyrhynchus Papyri. Other than that, I only find the 5 instances in the Johannine literature. I'm wondering which "several texts" are being referenced.
Jim West <jwest at highland.net> wrote:
Tunç SABUNCU wrote:
> I found this word (parakleitos) in several texts and i would like to know all of its senses.
> In general is is translated as "advocate" or "demander of charity" but it does not fit.
> Thank you for help
Which texts do you have in mind? Context is indispensible for
determining meaning. The basic sense of the word is "one called
alongside" as the noun is a compound of the preposition "para" and the
Jim West, ThD
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