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ex·e·ge·sis

 (ĕk′sə-jē′sĭs)
n. pl. ex·e·ge·ses (-sēz)
Critical explanation or analysis, especially of a text.

[Greek exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai, to interpret : ex-, ex- + hēgeisthai, to lead; see sāg- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′e·get′ic (-jĕt′ĭk), ex′e·get′i·cal adj.
ex′e·get′i·cal·ly adv.

exegesis

(ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) explanation or critical interpretation of a text, esp of the Bible. Compare eisegesis
[C17: from Greek, from exēgeisthai to interpret, from ex-1 + hēgeisthai to guide]

ex•e•ge•sis

(ˌɛk sɪˈdʒi sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
critical explanation or interpretation, esp. of Scripture.
[1610–20; < Greek exḗgēsis an interpretation =exēgē-, variant s. of exēgeîsthai to show the way, interpret]
ex`e•get′ic (-ˈdʒɛt ɪk) ex`e•get′i•cal, adj.
ex`e•get′i•cal•ly, adv.

exegesis

a critical interpretation or explication, especially of biblical and other religious texts. — exegetic, exegetical, adj.
See also: Criticism
critical explication or interpretation of Scripture.
See also: Bible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exegesis - an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"

exegesis

noun explanation, interpretation, clarification, exposition, explication a substantial exegesis of his work

exegesis

noun
1. Critical explanation or analysis:
Translations
egzegeza

exegesis

[ˌeksɪˈdʒiːsɪs] N (exegeses (pl)) [ˌeksɪˈdʒiːsiːz]exégesis f

exegesis

[ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs] [exegeses] [ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːsiːz] (pl) nexégèse f

exegesis

nExegese f, → Auslegung f

exegesis

[ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs] n (frm) → esegesi f
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