noun, plural ex·e·ge·ses [ek-si-jee-seez] /ˌɛk sɪˈdʒi siz/.
Origin of exegesis
Examples from the Web for exegesis
Almost all Christians, even most textualists, accept the need for exegesis, synthesis, and theological application.
Subsequent experiments in which he extracted gold from lead and silicum confirmed the wisdom of the exegesis made.August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt|L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
They had no knowledge of Biblical exegesis, and neo-Hebraic poetry for them consisted of wretched rhymes.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
The authenticity of miracles is another question, and belongs altogether to exegesis.
It is much a matter of exegesis; but exegesis not based on grammar is worth very little.Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
In the 9th century Ḥīvī of Balkh wrote a rationalistic treatise10 on difficulties in the Bible, Exegesis.
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for exegesis
1610s, from Greek exegesis "explanation, interpretation," from exegeisthai "explain, interpret," from ex "out" (see ex- (2)) + hegeisthai "to lead, guide," from PIE root *sag-. Related: Exegetical.