Word Summary
boētheō: to come to the aid of
Original Word: βοηθέω
Transliteration: boētheō
Phonetic Spelling: (bo-ay-theh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to come to the aid of
Meaning: to come to the aid of
Strong's Concordance
aid, help

From boethos; to aid or relieve -- help, succor.

see GREEK boethos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 997: βοηθέω

βοηθέω, βοηθῷ; 1 aorist ἐβοήθησά; (from βοή a cry and θεῷ to run); in the Sept. chiefly for עָזַר; in Greek writings from (Aeschylus and) Herodotus down; properly, to run to the cry (of those in danger); hence, universally, to help, succor, bring aid: τίνι, Matthew 15:25; Mark 9:22, 24 (βοήθει μου τῇ ἀπιστία, "quodfiduciaemeacdeestbonitatetuasupple," Grotius); Acts 16:9; Acts 21:28; 2 Corinthians 6:2; Hebrews 2:18; Revelation 12:16.