exegetist


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ex·e·gete

(ĕk′sə-jēt′)
n.
also ex·e·ge·tist (ĕk′sə-jĕt′ĭst) A person skilled in exegesis.
tr.v. ex·e·get·ed, ex·e·get·ing, ex·e·getes
To perform exegesis on: exegeted the Gospel of Matthew.

[Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai, to interpret; see exegesis.]

exegetist, exegist

an exegete; one skilled in exegesis.
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But this objection likewise falls to the ground, because a German exegetist supposes that Jonah must have taken refuge in the floating body of a dead whale -- even as the French soldiers in the Russian campaign turned their dead horses into tents, and crawled into them.
But this objection likewise falls to the ground, because a German exegetist supposes that Jonah must have taken refuge in the floating body of a dead whale--even as the French soldiers in the Russian campaign turned their dead horses into tents, and crawled into them.
The translator, the exegetist, the reader is faithful to his text, makes his response responsible, only when he endeavors to restore the balance of forces, of integral presence, which his appropriative comprehension has disrupted.
When the voice of the exegetist no longer sounds--and who would dare believe it reverberates long in the ears of its listeners--the texts return to their immobility, becoming once again enigmatic, strange, sometimes even ridiculously archaic.