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A saying attributed to Christ, especially one not recorded in the canonical Gospels.
- ‘I want to study the possibilities of finding more fragments of the Aramaic logia or the Q source, in other words, the sayings of Jesus.’
- ‘In Martin Hengel's judgment ‘there is hardly one logion of Jesus which more sharply runs counter to law, piety, and custom’.’
- ‘Resolving the issue of whether or not the statement in v 12 was once an autonomous logion - as some authors argued - is not a determining factor for determining the meaning of the passage.’
Late 19th century: from Greek, oracle, from logos word.
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