3888. paramutheomai
Strong's Concordance
paramutheomai: to encourge, comfort
Original Word: παραμυθέομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: paramutheomai
Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo-theh'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I encourage, comfort, console
Definition: I encourage, comfort, console, exhort.
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3888 paramythéomai (derived from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and mytheomai, "soothing speaking") – properly, comforting that shows sympathy (encouragement), cheering someone up by soothing speech with a "personal touch."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and mutheomai (to speak)
Definition
to encourge, comfort
NASB Translation
console (1), consoling (1), encourage (1), encouraging (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3888: παραμυθέομαι

παραμυθέομαι, παραμυθοῦμαι; 1 aorist παρεμυθησαμην; from Homer down; to speak to, address one, whether by way of admonition and incentive, or to calm and console; hence, equivalent to to encourage, console: τινα, John 11:31; 1 Thessalonians 2:12 (); ; τινα περί τίνος, John 11:19.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
comfort.

From para and the middle voice of a derivative of muthos; to relate near, i.e. (by implication) encourage, console -- comfort.

see GREEK para

see GREEK muthos

Forms and Transliterations
παραμυθεισθε παραμυθείσθε παραμυθεῖσθε παραμυθησωνται παραμυθήσωνται παραμυθουμενοι παραμυθούμενοι paramutheisthe paramuthesontai paramuthēsōntai paramuthoumenoi paramytheisthe paramytheîsthe paramythesontai paramythēsōntai paramythḗsontai paramythḗsōntai paramythoumenoi paramythoúmenoi
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4 Occurrences


παραμυθήσωνται — 1 Occ.
παραμυθεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
παραμυθούμενοι — 2 Occ.

John 11:19 V-ASM-3P
GRK: Μαριὰμ ἵνα παραμυθήσωνται αὐτὰς περὶ
NAS: and Mary, to console them concerning
KJV: Mary, to comfort them concerning
INT: Mary that they might console them concerning

John 11:31 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: οἰκίᾳ καὶ παραμυθούμενοι αὐτήν ἰδόντες
NAS: who were with her in the house, and consoling her, when they saw
KJV: and comforted her,
INT: house and consoling her having seen

1 Thessalonians 2:12 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: ὑμᾶς καὶ παραμυθούμενοι καὶ μαρτυρόμενοι
INT: you and comforting and testifying

1 Thessalonians 5:14 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: τοὺς ἀτάκτους παραμυθεῖσθε τοὺς ὀλιγοψύχους
NAS: the unruly, encourage the fainthearted,
KJV: them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded,
INT: the disorderly encourage the faint-hearted

4 Occurrences

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