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intercession


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercession  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intercession 
  n  1:  a  prayer  to  God  on  behalf  of  another  person 
  2:  the  act  of  intervening  (as  to  mediate  a  dispute)  [syn:  {intervention}] 




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