exégesis

  • 21exegesis — noun (plural exegeses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai to explain, interpret, from ex + hēgeisthai to lead more at seek Date: 1619 exposition, explanation; especially an explanation or critical interpretation of a text …

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  • 22exegesis — noun /ɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs,ɛksɪˈdʒisɪs/ An exposition or explanation of a text, especially a religious one. Accordingly Athanasius complains loudly of their exegesis (Ep. Æg. 3–4, cf. Orat. i. 8, 52), and insists (id. i. 54, cf. already de Decr. 14) on… …

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  • 23exegesis — Es voz llana y esdrújula (exégesis) …

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  • 24exégesis — sustantivo femenino interpretación, explicación, exposición, comentario. Exégesis se usa con preferencia tratándose de la Sagrada Escritura u otros textos religiosos. * * * Sinónimos: ■ explicación, comentario, glosa, interpretación …

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  • 25exegesis — [ˌɛksɪ dʒi:sɪs] noun (plural exegeses si:z) critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially of scripture. Derivatives exegetic dʒɛtɪk adjective exegetical adjective Origin C17: from Gk exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai interpret …

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  • 26exegesis — noun the exegesis of ancient texts Syn: interpretation, explanation, exposition, explication …

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  • 27exegesis — ex•e•ge•sis [[t]ˌɛk sɪˈdʒi sɪs[/t]] n. pl. ses ( sēz). bib+lit. critical explanation or interpretation, esp. of Scripture • Etymology: 1610–20; < Gk exḗgēsis an interpretation =exēgē , var. s. of exēgeîsthai to show the way, interpret ex… …

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  • 28exegesis —    This word (from the Greek exēgeisthai, meaning to explain or to interpret ) refers to the critical explanation of a text, especially the grammatical and structural analysis of biblical texts; exegesis means that a biblical scholar attempts to… …

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  • 29exegesis —   n. explanation, especially of Bible.    ♦ exegete, n. expert in this.    ♦ exegetic(al), a.    ♦ exegetics, n. science of Biblical exegesis …

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  • 30exegesis — n. (pl. exegeses) critical explanation of a text, esp. of Scripture. Derivatives: exegete n. exegetic adj. exegetical adj. exegetist n. Etymology: Gk exegesis f. exegeomai interpret (as EX (2), hegeomai lead) …

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  • 31exegesis — Synonyms and related words: allegorization, annotation, apparatus criticus, clarification, comment, commentary, commentation, construction, cracking, decipherment, decoding, demonstration, demythologization, editing, elucidation, emendation,… …

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  • 32exegesis — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. interpretation, exposition, analysis; see explanation 2 , interpretation 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Critical explanation or analysis: annotation, comment, commentary, interpretation, note. See WORDS. 2.… …

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  • 33exegesis — ex|e|ge|sis [ˌeksıˈdʒi:sıs] n plural exegeses [ si:z] [U and C] [Date: 1600 1700; : Greek; Origin: exegeisthai to explain , from hegeisthai to lead ] formal a detailed explanation of a piece of writing, especially a religious piece of writing …

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  • 34exegesis — ex|e|ge|sis [ ,eksə dʒisıs ] noun count or uncount FORMAL an explanation that helps you to understand a piece of writing, especially one from the Bible …

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  • 35EXEGESIS —    refers to the process of interpreting a text. It is to be distinguished from translation on the one hand and from inquiry into the principles of interpretation, or HERMENEUTICS, on the other …

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  • 36exegesis — ex·e·ge·sis || ‚eksɪ dÊ’iːsɪs n. interpretation; Biblical commentary …

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  • 37exégesis — f. Explicación, interpretación …

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  • 38Exegesis —    The explanation of a sacred text …

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  • 39exegesis — n. 1. Exegetics, hermeneutics, science of interpretation. 2. Interpretation, exposition, explanation …

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  • 40exegesis — noun (C, U) formal a detailed explanation of a piece of writing, especially one from the Bible …

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