pericope

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See also: péricope

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Etymology[編集]

From Late Latin pericope, from Ancient Greek περικοπή (perikopḗ, section), from περι- (peri-, across) + κοπή (kopḗ, cutting), from κόπτω (kóptō, I cut).

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pericope (plural pericopes)

  1. (rhetoric) A section of text forming a coherent thought, suitable for use in a speech.
  2. A passage of Scripture to be read in public worship or a book containing such passages.
    The reader looked up the Sunday morning pericope.
    The oldest known system of pericopes in the Western Church is ascribed to Jerome.

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  • The Lutheran Cyclopedia, 1954, 1975 Concordia Publishing House, St Louis p 614.

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pericope f (plural pericopi)

  1. pericope

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