The explanation of a sacred text.

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  • Exegesis — (from the Greek polytonic|ἐξηγεῖσθαι to lead out ) involves an extensive and critical interpretation of an authoritative text, especially of a holy scripture, such as of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, the Talmud, the Midrash, the Qur an …   Wikipedia

  • Exégesis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Exégesis (del griego ἐξηγεῖσθαι ‘guiar hacia afuera’) es un concepto que involucra una interpretación crítica y completa de un texto, especialmente religioso, como el Antiguo y el Nuevo Testamento de la Biblia, el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • exegesis — exégesis o exegesis (plural exégesis o exegesis) sustantivo femenino 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Interpretación de un texto, en especial de la Biblia: La exégesis de la Biblia ha dado lugar a diferentes doctrinas dentro del cristianismo …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • exegesis — exégesis o exegesis ‘Interpretación’. Ambas acentuaciones son válidas, pero el uso mayoritario y la etimología hacen preferible la forma esdrújula exégesis. Es invariable en plural (→ plural, 1f): las exégesis. Igual fluctuación acentual presenta …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • exegesis — 1610s, from Gk. exegesis explanation, interpretation, from exegeisthai explain, interpret, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex ) (2)) + hegeisthai to lead, guide, from PIE root *sag . Related: Exegetical …   Etymology dictionary

  • exegesis —    Exegesis has turned from a conservative art to a radical process. Originally, it was the art of interpreting textual material, and its original source stems from the interpretation of biblical material. That material is always fragmented and… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • exegesis — o exégesis (Del gr. ἐξήγησις, explicación, relato). f. Explicación, interpretación …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • exegesis — [ek΄sə jē′sis] n. pl. exegeses [ek΄sə jē′sēz΄] [Gr exēgēsis, explanation < exēgeisthai, to lead, explain < ex , out + hēgeisthai, to lead, guide < IE base * seg , *sag , to trace, suspect > SEEK, L sagire, to perceive quickly]… …   English World dictionary

  • Exegesis — Ex e*ge sis, n.; pl. {Exegeses}. [NL., fr.Gr. ?,fr. ? to explain, interpret; ? out + ? to guide, lead, akin, to ? to lead. See {Agent}.] 1. Exposition; explanation; especially, a critical explanation of a text or portion of Scripture. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exegesis — index comment, construction, content (meaning), explanation, note (brief comment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exegesis — ► NOUN (pl. exegeses) ▪ critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially of scripture. DERIVATIVES exegetic adjective exegetical adjective. ORIGIN Greek, from ex geisthai interpret …   English terms dictionary

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