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Meaning of INTERCESSION

Pronunciation:  `intur'seshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)
  2. [n]  a prayer to God on behalf of another person
 

INTERCESSION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: intervention
 
 See Also: engagement, intermediation, involvement, mediation, orison, participation, petition, prayer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*ces"sion\, n. [L. intercessio an
intervention, a becoming surety: cf. F. intercession. See
{Intercede}.]
The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between
parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer,
petition, or entreaty in favor of, or (less often) against,
another or others.

      But the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with
      groanings which can not be uttered.      --Rom. viii.
                                               26.

 
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