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Intercession vs. Supplication

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Intercessionnoun

The act of intervening or mediating between two parties.

Supplicationnoun

An act of supplicating; a humble request.

Intercessionnoun

A prayer to God on behalf of another person.

Supplicationnoun

A prayer or entreaty to a god.

Intercessionnoun

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.’;

Supplicationnoun

(historical) In Ancient Rome, a solemn service or day decreed for giving formal thanks to the gods for victory, etc.

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Intercessionnoun

a prayer to God on behalf of another person

Supplicationnoun

The process by which a doctorate at Oxford university is officially requested after a thesis has been approved.

Intercessionnoun

the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)

Supplicationnoun

The act of supplicating; humble and earnest prayer, as in worship.

Intercessionnoun

the action of intervening on behalf of another

‘he only escaped ruin by the intercession of his peers with the king’;

Supplicationnoun

A humble petition; an earnest request; an entreaty.

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Intercessionnoun

the action of saying a prayer on behalf of another

‘prayers of intercession’;

Supplicationnoun

A religious solemnity observed in consequence of some military success, and also, in times of distress and danger, to avert the anger of the gods.

Intercession

Intercession or intercessory prayer is the act of praying to a deity or to a saint in heaven on behalf of oneself or others. The Apostle Paul's exhortation to Timothy specified that intercession prayers should be made for all people.

Supplicationnoun

a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

Supplicationnoun

a humble request for help from someone in authority

Supplicationnoun

the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving);

‘the priest sank to his knees in prayer’;

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Supplication

Supplication (also known as petitioning) is a form of prayer, wherein one party humbly or earnestly asks another party to provide something, either for the party who is doing the supplicating (e.g., ) or on behalf of someone else.

‘Please spare my life.’;

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