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ˈpær əˌklitpar·a·clete

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Wiktionary

  1. paraclete(Noun)

    An advocate, especially the Holy Spirit.

    Etymology: From paraclit, from paraclet, from paracletus, from παράκλητος, from παρά + καλέω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paraclete(noun)

    an advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; -- a term applied to the Holy Spirit

    Etymology: [L. paracletus, Gr. para`klhtos, from parakalei^n to call to one, to exhort, encourage; para` beside + kalei^n to call.]

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  1. Paraclete

    Paraclete means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term Holy Spirit most commonly refers to the paraclete.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paraclete

    par′a-klēt, n. the Comforter, Advocate, or Intercessor of John, xiv. 16, 26, 1 John, ii. 1, &c.—the Holy Ghost or Spirit.—ns. Paraclēt′ice, Paraclēt′icon, an office-book in the Greek Church containing the troparia of the whole ferial office for the year. [Through L., from Gr. paraklētosparakalein, para, beside, kalein, to call.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paraclete in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paraclete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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