997. boétheó
Strong's Concordance
boétheó: to come to the aid of
Original Word: βοηθέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: boétheó
Phonetic Spelling: (bo-ay-theh'-o)
Definition: to come to the aid of
Usage: I come to the rescue of, come to help, help.
HELPS Word-studies

997 boēthéō(from 995 /boḗ, "intense exclamation" and theō, "run") – properly, to run and meet an urgent distress-call (cry for help); to deliver help, quickly responding to an urgent need (intense distress).

997 /boēthéō ("supply urgently needed help") means to give immediate aid, in time, for a great need – i.e. "to run, on a call to help" (TDNT, 1:628).

[997 (boēthéō) was originally a military word, responding to a critical, urgent need (MM). 997 (boēthéō) is also used in Homeric Greek (800-900 bc) for responding to a war-cry.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from boé and theó (to run)
to come to the aid of
NASB Translation
come to...aid (1), come to the aid (1), help (4), helped (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 997: βοηθέω

βοηθέω, βοηθῷ; 1 aorist ἐβοήθησά; (from βοή a cry and θεῷ to run); in the Sept. chiefly for עָזַר; in Greek writings from (Aeschylus and) Herodotus down; properly, to run to the cry (of those in danger); hence, universally, to help, succor, bring aid: τίνι, Matthew 15:25; Mark 9:22, 24 (βοήθει μου τῇ ἀπιστία, "quodfiduciaemeacdeestbonitatetuasupple," Grotius); Acts 16:9; Acts 21:28; 2 Corinthians 6:2; Hebrews 2:18; Revelation 12:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
aid, help

From boethos; to aid or relieve -- help, succor.

see GREEK boethos

Forms and Transliterations
βεβοήθηται βοηθει βοηθεί βοήθει βοηθείν βοηθείς βοηθειτε βοηθείτε βοηθεῖτε βοηθηθήναι βοηθήναι βοηθησαι βοηθήσαι βοηθήσαί βοηθῆσαι βοηθήσατέ βοηθησάτωσαν βοηθήσει βοηθήση βοηθησον βοήθησον βοήθησόν βοηθήσονται βοηθήσων βοηθούμενος βοηθούντες βοηθών εβοήθει εβοηθήθην εβοηθησα εβοήθησα εβοήθησά ἐβοήθησά εβοήθησάς εβοήθησε εβοήθησέ εβοηθησεν εβοήθησεν ἐβοήθησεν εβοήθουν boethei boēthei boḗthei boetheite boetheîte boētheite boētheîte boethesai boethêsai boēthēsai boēthē̂sai boetheson boēthēson boḗtheson boḗthēson eboethesa eboēthēsa eboḗthesá eboḗthēsá eboethesen eboēthēsen eboḗthesen eboḗthēsen
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 15:25 V-PMA-2S
GRK: λέγουσα Κύριε βοήθει μοι
NAS: Him, saying, Lord, help me!
KJV: saying, Lord, help me.
INT: saying master help me

Mark 9:22 V-AMA-2S
GRK: τι δύνῃ βοήθησον ἡμῖν σπλαγχνισθεὶς
NAS: take pity on us and help us!
KJV: on us, and help us.
INT: anything you are able [to do] help us having compassion

Mark 9:24 V-PMA-2S
GRK: ἔλεγεν Πιστεύω βοήθει μου τῇ
NAS: I do believe; help my unbelief.
KJV: I believe; help thou mine
INT: said I believe help of me the

Acts 16:9 V-AMA-2S
GRK: εἰς Μακεδονίαν βοήθησον ἡμῖν
NAS: Come over to Macedonia and help us.
KJV: into Macedonia, and help us.
INT: into Macedonia help us

Acts 21:28 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Ἄνδρες Ἰσραηλῖται βοηθεῖτε οὗτός ἐστιν
NAS: of Israel, come to our aid! This
KJV: Men of Israel, help: This is
INT: Men Israelites help this is

2 Corinthians 6:2 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἡμέρᾳ σωτηρίας ἐβοήθησά σοι ἰδοὺ
KJV: of salvation have I succoured thee:
INT: a day of salvation I helped you Behold

Hebrews 2:18 V-ANA
GRK: τοῖς πειραζομένοις βοηθῆσαι
NAS: He is able to come to the aid of those
KJV: he is able to succour them that are tempted.
INT: those being tempted to help

Revelation 12:16 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐβοήθησεν ἡ γῆ
NAS: But the earth helped the woman,
KJV: And the earth helped the woman, and
INT: And helped the earth

Strong's Greek 997
8 Occurrences

βοηθῆσαι — 1 Occ.
βοήθησον — 2 Occ.
βοήθει — 2 Occ.
βοηθεῖτε — 1 Occ.
ἐβοήθησά — 1 Occ.
ἐβοήθησεν — 1 Occ.

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