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n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Theology) the interpretation of a text, esp a biblical text, using one's own ideas. Compare exegesis
[C19: from Greek eis into, in + -egesis, as in exegesis]
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eisegesis- The interpretation of a word or passage by reading into it one's own ideas.
See also related terms for interpretation.
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the introduction by an interpreter of his own ideas into a text under explication.See also: Bible
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|Noun||1.||eisegesis - personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas|
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"
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