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The Holy Spirit.

[Middle English Paraclit, from Old French Paraclet, from Latin Paraclētus, from Greek Paraklētos, from parakalein, to invoke : para-, to the side of; see para-1 + kalein, klē-, to call; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]
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rare a mediator or advocate


(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the Holy Ghost as comforter or advocate
[C15: via Old French from Church Latin Paraclētus, from Late Greek Paraklētos advocate, from Greek parakalein to summon as a helper, from para-1 + kalein to call]
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(ˈpær əˌklit)

1. an advocate or intercessor.
2. (cap.) the Holy Spirit.
[1400–50; late Middle English paraclit < Medieval Latin Paraclītus, Medieval Latin, Late Latin Paraclētus < Late Greek Paráklētos comforter, literally, (person) called in (to help), verbal adj. of parakaleîn=para- para-1 + kaleîn to call]
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the Holy Spirit, considered as comforter, intercessor, or advocate.
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Noun1.paraclete - the third person in the TrinityParaclete - the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
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[ˈpærəkliːt] N the Paracleteel Paráclito
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Gildas de Ruys, at that time, and when he heard of her homeless condition a sentiment of pity was aroused in his breast (it is a wonder the unfamiliar emotion did not blow his head off,) and he placed her and her troop in the little oratory of the Paraclete, a religious establishment which he had founded.
They removed his body to the Paraclete afterward, and when Heloise died, twenty years later, they buried her with him, in accordance with her last wish.
I have not a word to say against the misused, faithful girl, and would not withhold from her grave a single one of those simple tributes which blighted youths and maidens offer to her memory, but I am sorry enough that I have not time and opportunity to write four or five volumes of my opinion of her friend the founder of the Parachute, or the Paraclete, or whatever it was.
'We decided to do a Seoul Declaration to address these issues and get as many signatures as we can from consumers and experts in the region so that these declarations can be hand-delivered to those respective governments,' Sutthoff who is also the managing director of Paraclete Associates Ltd.
By Christine Valters Paintner (Paraclete Press, 2019)
For instance, Mary has been called helper, advocate, defender, protector, comforter, and counselor -- functions that Biblically belong to the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete (John 14:16, 26; 15:36; 16:7).
He is also called the Paraclete, the one who comforts us in our fears.
His perspectives are hermeneutics and dialogue, God in Christian-Muslim dialogue, who Jesus is not according to Muslims, who Jesus is according to Muslims, Muslim strategies in approaching the Bible, Tahrif and the corruption of scripture, Islam's Muhammado-centric reading of the Bible, Muhammad as Paraclete, and beyond conflict.
In fact, His Spirit is called the Paraclete, from a Greek word that means "one who walks alongside." Jesus Himself said: "I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." (John 14:18).
" class="MsoNormalSt Peter refers here to the action of the Holy Spirit, confirming by his own experience what Jesus told the Apostles on the night of the Last Supper: "It is better for you that I go because if I do not go, the Paraclete will not come to you." class="MsoNormalWhat does this mean especially for those who feel none of that "glorious joy" mentioned by St Peter?
According to details, the management of underconstruction church 'Paraclete Pantecostal Church Ministry Pakistan' located at the Liaquat Bagh Chiristian Colony approached Waris Khan police and sought security for the ritual services.
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