|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged city.
2. (v. t.) Aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress.
3. (n.) The person or thing that brings relief.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
suk'-er, suk'-er-er ('azar; boetheo, prostatis): Is the translation of 'azar, "to gird" (2 Samuel 8:5, etc.); of boetheo, "to come in aid of" (2 Corinthians 6:2, "In a day of salvation did I succor thee"; Hebrews 2:18, "He is able to succor them that are tempted"); of prostatis, "one standing before" (Romans 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 Maccabees 1:53, "flee for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "place of refuge"); of sozo (1 Maccabees 2:44, "for succor," the Revised Version (British and American) "for safety"); of skepe (2 Maccabees 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 Maccabees 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 Chronicles 18:5); "O thou my succor," for "O my strength" (Psalm 22:19).
W. L. Walker
Succor (8 Occurrences)
2 Corinthians 6:2 (for he saith, At an acceptable time I hearkened unto thee, And in a day of salvation did I succor thee: behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation): (ASV WBS)
Hebrews 2:18 For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted. (ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 8:5 And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men. (KJV ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 18:3 But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us: but now thou art worth ten thousand of us: therefore now it is better that thou succor us out of the city. (KJV ASV WBS)
1 Chronicles 18:5 And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadarezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men. (ASV)
Psalms 22:19 But be not thou far off, O Jehovah: O thou my succor, haste thee to help me. (ASV)
Psalms 59:10 The God of my mercy will succor me: God will let me see my desire upon my enemies. (WBS)
Psalms 79:8 O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily succor us: for we are brought very low. (WBS)