[loh-gee-uh, -jee-uh, log-ee-uh]
- a plural of logion.
[loh-gee-on, -jee-, log-ee-]
- a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher.
- (sometimes initial capital letter) Biblical Criticism.
- a saying of Jesus, especially one contained in collections supposed to have been among the sources of the present Gospels.
- a saying included in the agrapha.
Origin of logion
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Examples from the Web for logia
His logia are simple and few, for he cares more for what is done than for what is said.Theodor Leschetizky
We see how they made use of Mark, the Logia, and other documents.
This branch was christened the "Logia de Lautaro," and exercised much influence on the affairs of the revolution.South America
W. H. Koebel
It is only on this assumption that the use of the term Logia in the sense described above can be justified.
This second common source for Matthew and Luke has been called Logia because it is chiefly discourses.
- a supposed collection of the sayings of Christ held to have been drawn upon by the writers of the gospels
- the plural of logion
- a saying of Christ regarded as authenticSee also logia
C16: from Greek: a saying, oracle, from logos word