Muslim commentators hold that the paraclete (Comforter) promised in John xvi.
If I go not away, the Comforter, the paraclete, will not come unto you.
It is said that three thousand students assembled at the paraclete to hear him lecture.
He is the “leader,” the “ambassador of the light,” the “paraclete.”
He believed the paraclete was leading the Popes along a road unknown to themselves.
He named it the paraclete, and there he taught and lectured.
And how could it be preserved but by the influence of the paraclete acting on an ordained class?
What need for a New Testament if all men possess this paraclete?
He called the place his paraclete, because it had been his consolation.
Heloise, who had become abbess of the paraclete, had him buried there, where she herself was afterwards laid by his side.
mid-15c., Paraclit, a title of the Holy Spirit, from Old French paraclet (13c.), from Medieval Latin paracletus, from Greek parakletos "advocate, intercessor, legal assistant," noun use of adjective meaning "called to one's aid," from parakalein "to call to one's aid," in later use "to comfort, to console," from para (see para- (1)) + kalein "to call" (see claim (v.)).