Paraclete

Paraclete pâr´əklēt [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.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names

Browse by Subject

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