Examples from the Web for parousia
Luke, or his source, wishes to indicate that the parousia may be in the night, and so adds the words and .
Luke (xvii, 34) wishes to suggest that the parousia may occur in the night.
They also betray the expectation of the early coming of the parousia.
Furthermore, it is not only in the earlier epistles that expressions occur which seem to suggest that the Parousia is near.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
They betray the conviction that the time of the parousia is near.
British Dictionary definitions for parousia
Word Origin for parousia
Word Origin and History for parousia
"Second Coming," a reference to Matt. xxiv:27, 1875, from Greek parousia, literally "presence," from para- (see para- (1)) + ousia "essence," from on, genitive ontos, present participle of einai "to be" (see ion).