Lection meaning

lĕkshən
A variant reading or transcription of a text or copy.
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A reading from Scripture that forms a part of a church service.
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(now rare) The version in a particular text of a certain passage.
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A selection, as of Scripture, forming part of a religious service; lesson.
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(ecclesiastical) A reading of a religious text; a lesson to be read in church etc.
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Origin of lection

  • Latin lēctiō lēctiōn- a reading lesson

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French lection, from Latin lÄ“ctiōnem, form of lÄ“ctiō, from legō (“I read, I gather").

    From Wiktionary