- help used 126 times.
- helped used 24 times.
- helper used 9 times.
- helpers used 7 times.
- helpeth used 4 times.
- helping used 3 times.
- helps used twice.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
HELP, verb transitive A regular verb; the old past tense and participle holp and holpen being obsolete.
1. To aid; to assist; to lend strength or means towards effecting a purpose; as, to help a man in his work; to help another in raising a building; to help one to pay his debts; to help the memory or the understanding.
2. To assist; to succor; to lend means of deliverance; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison.
3. To relieve; to cure, or to mitigate pain or disease.
HELP and ease them, but by no means bemoan them.
The true calamus helps a cough.
Sometimes with of; as, to help one of blindness.
4. To remedy; to change for the better.
Cease to lament for what thou cans't not help
5. To prevent; to hinder. The evil approached, and who can help it?
6. To forbear; to avoid.
I cannot help remarking the resemblance between him and our author--
To help forward, to advance by assistance.
To help on, to forward; to promote by aid.
To help out, to aid in delivering from difficulty, or to aid in completing a design.
The god of learning and of light,
Would want a god himself to help him out.
To help over, to enable to surmount; as, to help one over a difficulty.
To help off, to remove by help; as, to help off time. [Unusual.]
To help to, to supply with; to furnish with.
Whom they would help to a kingdom. 1 Maccabees.
Also, to present to at table; as, to help one to a glass of wine.
HELP, verb intransitive To lend aid; to contribute strength or means.
A generous present helps to persuade, as well as an agreeable person.
To help out, to lend aid; to bring a supply.
HELP, noun Aid; assistance; strength or means furnished towards promoting an object, or deliverance from difficulty or distress.
Give us help from trouble; for vain is the help of man. Psalms 60:11.
1. That which gives assistance; he or that which contributes to advance a purpose.
Virtue is a friend and a help to nature.
God is a very present help in time of trouble. Psalms 46:1.
2. Remedy; relief. The evil is done; there is no help for it. There is no help for the man; his disease is incurable.
3. A hired man or woman; a servant.
HELP'ER, noun One that helps, aids or assists; an assistant; an auxiliary.
1. One that furnishes or administers a remedy.
Compassion--is oftentimes a helper of evils.
2. One that supplies with any thing wanted; with to.
A helper to a husband.
3. A supernumerary servant.
HELP'FUL, adjective That gives aid or assistance; that furnishes means of promoting an object; useful.
1. Wholesome; salutary; as helpful medicines.
HELP'FULNESS, noun Assistance; usefulness.
HELP'LESS, adjective Without help in one's self; destitute of the power or means to succor or relieve one's self. A person is rendered helpless by weakness, or want of means.
An infant is helpless
1. Destitute of support or assistance.
How shall I then your helpless fame defend?
2. Admitting no help; irremediable. [Not used.]
3. Unsupplied; destitute.
Helpless of all that human wants require. [Not used.]
HELP'LESSLY, adverb Without succor.
HELP'LESSNESS, noun Want of strength or ability; inability; want of means in one's self to obtain relief in trouble, or to accomplish one's purposes or desires.
It is the tendency of sickness to reduce our extravagant self-estimation, by exhibiting our solitary helplessness
(Heb. ezer ke-negdo; i.e., "a help as his counterpart" = a help suitable to him), a wife (Genesis 2:18-20).
(1 Corinthians 12:28) may refer to help (i.e., by interpretation) given to him who speaks with tongues, or more probably simply help which Christians can render to one another, such as caring for the poor and needy, etc.