Origin of exegete
Examples from the Web for exegete
As long as he remained in Spain he was only known as a clever mathematician and astronomer, not as an exegete.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
He is ardently supported by Knenen, the exegete, his colleague at Leyden; and by Rauenhoff, the ecclesiastical historian.
This, in fact, constitutes his real and permanent distinction as an exegete.History of the Jews, Vol. VI (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
As an exegete and biblical critic no less than as a grammarian he has left his abiding mark.
Both as an exegete and as a typologist he appears as a disciple of the Pharisees.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
exegetist (ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːtɪst, -ˈdʒɛt-)
Word Origin for exegete
1730s, from Greek exegetes "an expounder, interpreter" (especially of the Bible), from exegeisthai (see exegesis).