Succor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged city.

2. (v. t.) Aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress.

3. (n.) The person or thing that brings relief.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SUCCOR; SUCCORER

suk'-er, suk'-er-er ('azar; boetheo, prostatis): Is the translation of 'azar, "to gird" (2 Samuel 8:5, etc.); of boetheo, "to come in aid of" (2 Corinthians 6:2, "In a day of salvation did I succor thee"; Hebrews 2:18, "He is able to succor them that are tempted"); of prostatis, "one standing before" (Romans 16:2, the American Standard Revised Version "helper of many"); of antilepsis (Ecclesiasticus 51:7, the King James Version "I looked for the succour of men, but there was none"); of phugadeuterion (1 Maccabees 1:53, "flee for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "place of refuge"); of sozo (1 Maccabees 2:44, "for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "for safety"); of skepe (2 Maccabees 5:9, the Revised Version (British and American) "shelter"); "succors" occurs (The Wisdom of Solomon 17:12, the King James Version boethema, "for fear is nothing else but a betraying (the Revised Version (British and American) "surrender") of the succours which reason offereth"); "succoreth" (1 Maccabees 12:15, boetheo, "help from heaven that succoureth us," the Revised Version (British and American) "to help us"). the Revised Version (British and American) has "succor" for "help" (1 Chronicles 18:5); "O thou my succor," for "O my strength" (Psalm 22:19).

W. L. Walker

Greek
997. boetheo -- to come to the aid of
... aid, help. From boethos; to aid or relieve -- help, succor. see GREEK boethos.
(boethei) -- 2 Occurrences. (boetheite) -- 1 Occurrence. (boethesai) -- 1 Occurrence ...
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1947. epikouria -- aid, assistance
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epikouria Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-koo-ree'-ah) Short Definition: help, aid Definition: succor (against foes ...
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482. antilambano -- to take instead of, take hold of
... help, partake, support. From anti and the middle voice of lambano; to take hold
of in turn, ie Succor; also to participate -- help, partaker, support. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5826. azar -- to help, succor
... 5825, 5826. azar. 5827 . to help, succor. Transliteration: azar Phonetic
Spelling: (aw-zar') Short Definition: help. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3467. yasha -- to deliver
... A primitive root; properly, to be open, wide or free, ie (by implication) to be
safe; causatively, to free or succor -- X at all, avenging, defend, deliver(-er ...
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5790. uth -- perhaps to help
... root Definition perhaps to help NASB Word Usage sustain (1). speak in season. For
uwsh; to hasten, ie Succor -- speak in season. see HEBREW uwsh. 5789, 5790. ...
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Library

Of the Statue of Apollo at Cumæ, Whose Tears are Supposed to have ...
... Book III. Chapter 11."Of the Statue of Apollo at Cumæ, Whose Tears are Supposed
to Have Portended Disaster to the Greeks, Whom the God Was Unable to Succor. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 11 of the statue of.htm

Whether Almsgiving is a Matter of Precept?
... 3:18: "Let us not love in word, nor in tongue, but in deed, and in truth." And in
order to be a person's well-wisher and well-doer, we ought to succor his needs ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether almsgiving is a matter.htm

But Infirmity Pleadeth Its Part, and with Favor of the Crowds ...
... and says, "What way is there among men, who without doubt by being deceived are
turned aside from a deadly harm to others or themselves, to succor men in peril ...
/.../augustine/against lying/section 38 but infirmity pleadeth.htm

Whether it is Lawful to Steal through Stress of Need?
... Now, according to Augustine (Contra Mendac. vii), it is unlawful to steal
in order to succor one's neighbor by giving him an alms. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful to 12.htm

Whether the Son of God in Human Nature Ought to have Assumed ...
... On the contrary, It is written (Heb.2:18): "For in that, wherein He Himself hath
suffered and been tempted, He is able to succor them also that are tempted ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the son of god 11.htm

Whether Restitution must Always be Made to the Person from whom a ...
... Therefore sometimes we ought to succor some other person rather than make
restitution to one from whom we have taken something. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether restitution must always be.htm

Whether one May Give Alms Out of Ill-Gotten Goods?
... Now it is less sinful to keep back another's property than to commit murder, of
which a man is guilty if he fails to succor one who is in extreme need, as ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether one may give alms.htm

Mitten Wir Im Leben Sind. Though in Midst of Life we Be.
... Harmony by ERYTHRAEUS, 1608. 1. Though in midst of life we be, Snares of death surround
us; Where shall we for succor flee, Lest our foes confound us? ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/xviii mitten wir im leben.htm

Whether we Ought to do Good to All?
... Accordingly we are bound to succor the sinner as to the maintenance of his nature,
but not so as to abet his sin, for this would be to do evil rather than good ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether we ought to do.htm

Whether an Advocate is Bound to Defend the Suits of the Poor?
... more closely united to us." He says "by reason of place," because one is not bound
to search throughout the world for the needy that one may succor them; and ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether an advocate is bound.htm

Thesaurus
Succor (8 Occurrences)
... or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress;
to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged ...
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Succorer (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) One who affords succor; a helper. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. SUCCOR; SUCCORER. suk'-er, suk ...
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Succour (6 Occurrences)
... (KJV). 2 Samuel 8:5 And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king
of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men. (See JPS). ...
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Relief (32 Occurrences)
... relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything oppressive
or burdensome, by which some ease is obtained; succor; alleviation; comfort ...
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Arameans (61 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 8:5 And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah,
David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men. (See JPS NAS NIV). ...
/a/arameans.htm - 26k

Ascension (1 Occurrence)
... martyr (Acts 7:56); He appeared to Saul of Tarsus (Acts 9:5); He makes intercession
for His people (Romans 8:26 Hebrews 7:25); He is able to succor the tempted ...
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Nob (6 Occurrences)
... An ancient priestly town to which David came on his way South when he fled from
Saul at Gibeah (1 Samuel 21:1). Here he found refuge and succor with Ahimelech. ...
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Rogelim (2 Occurrences)
... ro'-ge-lim, ro-ge'-lim (roghelim; Rhogelleim): The place whence came Barzillai the
Gileadite to succor David in his flight from Absalom (2 Samuel 17:27; 2 ...
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Relieve (14 Occurrences)
... To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, or the like;
to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid, help, or succor to; to ...
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Achzib (4 Occurrences)
... The cities on the coast doubtless aided one another, and Sidon had become rich and
powerful before this and could succor such a small town in case of attack. ...
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Concordance
Succor (8 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 6:2
(for he saith, At an acceptable time I hearkened unto thee, And in a day of salvation did I succor thee: behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation):
(ASV WBS)

Hebrews 2:18
For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.
(ASV WBS)

2 Samuel 8:5
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.
(KJV ASV WBS)

2 Samuel 18:3
But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us: but now thou art worth ten thousand of us: therefore now it is better that thou succor us out of the city.
(KJV ASV WBS)

1 Chronicles 18:5
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadarezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.
(ASV)

Psalms 22:19
But be not thou far off, O Jehovah: O thou my succor, haste thee to help me.
(ASV)

Psalms 59:10
The God of my mercy will succor me: God will let me see my desire upon my enemies.
(WBS)

Psalms 79:8
O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily succor us: for we are brought very low.
(WBS)

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