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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.
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Adj.1.exegetical - relating to exegesis
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exegetical

adjexegetisch
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Synopsis: "Interpreting the Gospels and Acts: An Exegetical Handbook" is the final volume of the Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis series from Kregel Publications.
The City in the Hebrew Bible: Critical, Literary and Exegetical Approaches
Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority: A Rereading of the Classical Genre of Qur'an Commentary.
Augustine in particular contributed to this heightened concern with his exegetical treatment of the Psalms, Enarrationes in Psalmos.
Kienzle refers to her exegetical method as 'intratextual glossing', a form of progressive commentary through which the speaker follows the Gospel text word by word, and inserts into it a running commentary that provides her spiritual interpretation of the text.
To this end she enlists all of Radak's known biblical exegesis, and undertakes a systematic comparison between his commentaries and his exegetical sources.
Understanding participant-reference shifts in the book of Jeremiah; a study of exegetical method and its consequences for the interpretation of referential incoherence.
Brueggemann provides incisive exegetical comments on prayers by eleven men and one woman from the Old Testament.
--Paul Blanshard, "Exegetical Farce" March/April 1962
The "discussion of Donne's study of the Hebrew Bible," she suggests first, "must include an investigation into the complex Jewish exegetical tradition, as well as into its direct and indirect Christian transmission" (3).