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A '''pericope'''([[w:Greek language|Greek]] περικοπή; Slavonic: Зачало(Zachalo), "a cutting-out") is a portion of text selected to be read aloud, such as the [[Epistle]] and [[Gospel]] readings.
[[Lectionary|Lectionaries]] are normally made up of pericopes containing the [[Epistle]] and [[Gospel]] readings for the [[liturgical year]]. A pericope consisting of passages from different parts of a single book, or from different books of the Bible, and linked together into a single reading is called a ''[[ concatenation]]'' or ''composite reading''.
==External links==
*[ What is a "Pericope"?]
*[ "Pericope"] from ''A [[Synoptic gospels|Synoptic Gospels]] Primer''
*To hear the correct pronunciation of the word, [\p%C9%99-%3Cspan%20class%3D%22unicode%22%3E%CB%88%3C%2Fspan%3Eri-k%C9%99-p%C4%93\ click here]

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