Intercession vs Supplication - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between intercession and supplication

is that intercession is the act of intervening or mediating between two parties while supplication is an act of supplicating; a humble request.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

intercession

English

Noun

(wikipedia intercession) (en noun)
  • The act of intervening or mediating between two parties
  • A prayer to God on behalf of another person
  • Derived terms

    * intercessation of saints

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    supplication

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of supplicating; a humble request.
  • A prayer or entreaty to a god.