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Intercession (prayer)
The practice of praying on behalf of another.
Key passages
Wis 18:21–23

For a blameless man hurried and fought as their champion, bringing the weapon of his own ministry— prayer and incense for atonement; he resisted the anger and put an end to the calamity, showing that he was your servant. He was victorious over the crowd not by strength of body or by the working …

2 Mac 12:43–45

And after he made a gathering of men, he sent off two thousand drachmas of silver to Jerusalem to offer a sacrifice for sin. He acted entirely rightly and honorably, considering about the resurrection. For unless he expected those who had fallen to rise, to pray concerning corpses would …