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παρακᾰλέω, Att. fut. -καλῶ, later -καλέσω LXX Jb.7.13, al.:—
call to one, X.An.3.1.32.

II. call in, send for, summon, Hdt.1.77, Ar.V.215, etc.; σύμμαχον π. τινά Hdt.7.158, cf. Th.1.119, Pl.Phd. 89c, etc.; π. ἑταίρους And.4.14; π. τινὰ ἐς τὸν πόλεμον Hdt.7.205, cf. D.18.24; π. τινὰ σύμβουλον X.An.1.6.5; τινὰς εἰς συμβουλήν Pl.La. 186a; συνήγορον Aeschin.2.184; invoke the gods, τοὺς θεούς D.18.8; περὶ τούτου τὸν θεόν (as medical adviser) IG42(1).126.31 (Epid., ii A. D.); τὸν Ἐνυάλιον X.HG2.4.17; Διόνυσον εἰς τὴν τελετήν Pl.Lg. 666b; [τοὺς θεοὺς] π. βοηθούς Arr.Epict.3.21.12:—
Pass., παρακαλούμενος καὶ ἄκλητος, 'vocatus atque non vocatus', Th.1.118; -κληθέντες ἐς ξυμμαχίαν Id.5.31; παρακαλουμένη ἀμύνειν being called upon to ward off, Pl.Lg.692e; -κληθεὶς γυμνασιαρχῆσαι OGI339.53 (Sestos, ii B. C.).

2. summon one's friends to attend one in a trial, π. τοὺς φίλους Is.1.7, etc.; π. τινάς call them as witnesses, Lys.14.28; π. πάντας ἀνθρώπους D.34.29:—
Med., dub. in Lycurg.28:—
Pass., παρακεκλημένοι summoned to attend at a trial, Aeschin.1.173.

b. summon a defendant into court, in Pass., PTeb.297.5 (ii A. D.), Mitteis Chr.71.5 (v A. D.).

3. invite, ἐπὶ δαῖτα E.Ba.1247; εἰς (v.l. ἐπὶ) θήραν X.Cyr.4.6.3; ἐπὶ τὸ βῆμα π. invite him to mount the tribune, Aeschin.3.72.

4. appeal to, τινὰ περὶ γῆς App.Pun.136.

III. exhort, encourage, τάξις τάξιν παρεκάλει A.Pers.380, cf. Plb.1.60.5; π. τινὰ εἰς μάχην E.Ph.1254; τινὰ ἐπὶ τὰ κάλλιστα ἔργα X.An.3.1.24; π. τὴν νόησιν εἰς ἐπίσκεψιν Pl.R.523b; πρὸς τὸ μνημονεύειν Isoc.3.12: c. inf., E.Cyc.156, X.An.5.6.19, Decr. ap. D.18.185:—
Pass., Isoc.2.14; παρακέκληται ἡ διάνοια Arist.EN1175a7.

2. comfort, console, τοὺς πενθοῦντας LXX Si.48.24:—
Pass., Ev.Matt.2.18, 5.4.

3. excite, τινὰ ἐς φόβον E.Or.1583; ἐς δάκρυα Id.IA497; incite, π. καὶ παροξύνειν ἐπί ..Epicur.Nat.54 G.; of things, foment, φλόγα X.Cyr.7.5.23.

IV. demand, require, ὁ θάλαμος σκεύη π. Id.Oec.9.3:—
Pass., τὰ παρακαλούμενα proposals, demands, Philipp. ap. D.18.166sq., Plb.4.29.3.

V. beseech, entreat, Id.4.82.8, PTeb.24.46 (ii B. C.), etc.; π. τινὰ ἵνα ..Aristeas 318, Ev.Marc.8.22, Arr.Epict.2.7.11, etc.; ὅπως ..Ev.Matt.8.34: but ἐρωτῶ καὶ π. for δέομαι is condemned by Hermog.Meth.3.

VI. Pass., relent, πρός, ἐπί τινι, towards a person, LXX Jd.21.6, 15, cf. 2 Ki. 24.16.

2. repent, regret, παρακέκλημαι ὅτι ..ib. 1 Ki.15.11.