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logion (plural logia)
- (Christianity) A saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible.
1904, Journal of Biblical Literature, volume 23, page 195:
- The Gospels are evidently independent in their use of their source in the Logia of Matthew; but they all give the logion the same place in their Gospels.
2011, Samuel Zinner, The Gospel of Thomas:
- The central key to unraveling the perplexities of the Thomas gospel is contained basically in the first three logia. According to logion 1, which is actually a statement by the apostle Thomas, not by Jesus, the one who finds the interpretation or meaning of Jesus' secret sayings will not taste of death.
2002, Rudolf Schnackenburg, The Gospel of Matthew, page 70:
- It is in this context that the difficult logion in Matthew concerning the eye (w. 22-23) is to be understood.
a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible
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Inflection of logion
- “logion” in The Ordnett Dictionary of foreign words