posted on Jul, 2 2015 @ 01:09 PM
a reply to: ChesterJohn
If you're going to go to the original words of God, then the word in question has to be PARAKLETOS.
="One who is called to be by your side".
God has never said anything to identify the AV specifically as his original
In John ch15 & ch16, and also in 1 John ch2 v1 (where it refers to Jesus), the PARAKLETOS is doing the work of a fighting lawyer defending us in
In that situation, it will be reasonable to call him an "advocate" (which also means "one who is called to be by your side").
But I think the real root idea is "best friend", which covers all those angles- comforter, counsellor, teacher, advocate.
The one who stands at your side and helps you.
edit on 2-7-2015 by DISRAELI because: (no reason given)