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Assistance • Helps • Succor • Succorer • Succour
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Help
Help[Heb nouns yešûʿâ (Ps. 3:2 [MT 3]), ʿēzer, ʿezrâ, ʿezrāṯ (Ps. 60:11 [MT 12]; 108:12 [MT 13], eḏāqâ (“righteous help,” Ps. 71:24), tešûʿâ (1 Ch. 19:12); Gk. nouns boḗtheia (He. 4:16), epikouría (Acts 26:22), epichorēgía (Phil. 1:19)]; [Heb. vbs ḥāzaq (2 Ch. 29:34), yāšaʿ
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Help
HELP. As a verb this word means “to aid,” “to assist,” “to succor.” Nine Heb. and six Gr. verbs are translated “help” in the KJV.Besides its unusual meaning of “assistance,” a technical application is given the noun in two NT passages: (1) “Helps,” Gr. plural of boētheia, “measures” (RSV), or a method
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Help
HELP. Besides its usual meaning of assistance, a technical application is given the term in 1 Cor. 12:28 (Gk. antilēpsis; a “laying hold of”), where it is used in connection with the ministrations of the deacons who have care of the sick, and refers to helpers.Another Gk. term, boētheia, is behind
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Help, Helper
Help, HelperMore than 200 occurrences of the words helper and help confirm a pillar of biblical doctrine-that people are not self-sufficient but require help from beyond themselves. The ultimate helper is God. Moses names one of his sons Eliezer, saying, “My father’s God was my helper” (Ex 18:4 NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HELP
HELPWith the sense of that which brings aid, support, or deliverance, “help” (noun and vb.) represents a large variety of words in Hebrew and Greek (noun 7, verb 16). A principal Hebrew word is [עָזַר‎, ̀azar], “to help,” with the corresponding nouns [עֵזֶר‎, ̀ezer], [עֶזְרָה‎, ̀ezrah]; a chief Greek
SUCCOR; SUCCORER
SUCCOR; SUCCORER<suk’-er>, <suk’-er-er> ([אָזַר‎ , ’azar]; [βοηθέω, boetheo], [προστάτις, prostatis]): Is the translation of [אָזַר‎ , ’azar], “to gird” (2 Sam 8:5, etc.); of [βοηθέω, boetheo], “to come in aid of” (2 Cor 6:2, “In a day of salvation did I succor thee”; Heb 2:18, “He is
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Help, Helps
HELP, HELPS In addition to the usual sense of assistance, the KJV used “helps” in two technical senses: for equipment used to secure a ship in storm (Acts 27:17) and for a gift of ministry (1 Cor. 12:28). Modern translations understand the “helps” of Acts 27 in various senses: ropes (NIV, TEV); supporting
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Help
HELP: With the sense of that which brings aid, support, or deliverance, “help” (noun and vb.) represents a large variety of words in Heb and Gr (noun 7, vb. 16). A principal Heb word is עָזַר‎, ‛āzar, “to help,” with the corresponding nouns עֵזֶר‎, ‛ezer, עֶזְרָה‎, ‛ezrāh; a chief Gr word is βοηθέω,
Succor, Succorer
SUCCOR, sukʹẽr, SUCCORER, sukʹẽr-ẽr (אָזַר‎, ’āzar; βοηθέω, boēthéō, προστάτις, prostátis): Is the tr of ’āzar, “to gird” (2 S 8:5, etc); of boētheō, “to come in aid of” (2 Cor 6:2, “In a day of salvation did I succor thee”; He 2:18, “He is able to succor them that are tempted”); of prostatis,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HELP, NT
HELP, NT [ἀντιλαμβάνομαι antilambanomai, συναντιλαμβάνομαι synantilambanomai]. The verb help, related in Greek to the “forms of assistance” of 1 Cor 12:28, appears only three times in the NT. Two of these occurrences are in Luke-Acts, Luke 1:54 and Acts 20:35. The third is found in 1 Tim 6:2. A related
HELP, OT
HELP, OT [יָשַׁעyashaʿ, עָזַרʿazar]. As a verb, help means to give assistance or aid. As a noun, it can refer to the act or instance of helping or to the aid itself. Help represents a number of Hebrew and Greek words. One of the primary Hebrew words is ʿazar, “to help” or “aid,” with its corresponding