| Share


Paraclete (pârˈəklēt) [key], in the New Testament, title of the Holy Spirit, often translated as "Comforter" or "Advocate." In First John, Jesus himself is the "Paraclete."

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Paraclete from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names