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suk'-er, suk'-er-er ('azar; boetheo, prostatis): Is the translation of 'azar, "to gird" (2 Sam 8:5, etc.); of boetheo, "to come in aid of" (2 Cor 6:2, "In a day of salvation did I succor thee"; Heb 2:18, "He is able to succor them that are tempted"); of prostatis, "one standing before" (Rom 16:2, the American Standard Revised Version "helper of many"); of antilepsis (Ecclesiasticus 51:7, the King James Version "I looked for the succour of men, but there was none"); of phugadeuterion (1 Macc 1:53, "flee for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "place of refuge"); of sozo (1 Macc 2:44, "for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "for safety"); of skepe (2 Macc 5:9, the Revised Version (British and American) "shelter"); "succors" occurs (The Wisdom of Solomon 17:12, the King James Version boethema, "for fear is nothing else but a betraying (the Revised Version (British and American) "surrender") of the succours which reason offereth"); "succoreth" (1 Macc 12:15, boetheo, "help from heaven that succoureth us," the Revised Version (British and American) "to help us"). the Revised Version (British and American) has "succor" for "help" (1 Ch 18:5); "O thou my succor," for "O my strength" (Ps 22:19).
W. L. Walker
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'succor; succorer'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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