exegetic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj exegetic relating to exegesis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Exegetic Pertaining to exegesis; tending to unfold or illustrate; explanatory; expository.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • exegetic Pertaining to or of the nature of exegesis; explanatory; tending to interpret or illustrate; expository. Also exegetical.
    • n exegetic Exegetical theology; exegeties; exegesis.
    • n exegetic That part of algebra which treats of the methods of solving equations, whether numerically or geometrically; the theory of equations, in an early form.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Exegetic pertaining to exegesis: explanatory
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. : cf. F.exégétique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. exēgesisexēgeesthai, to explain—ex, out, hēgeesthai, to guide.

Usage

In literature:

But there was then no knowledge of Greek or Hebrew; there was no exegetical research; there was no science and no real learning.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume V" by John Lord
Associated Words: exegetics, exegesis, hermeneutics.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
His writings were both exegetical and controversial, but chiefly the latter.
"A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature" by John W. Cousin
His homiletical, or exegetical, writings are of more literary importance.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
Indeed we may view the last three verses of this chapter, as exegetical or explanatory of the preceding three.
"Notes On The Apocalypse" by David Steele
The Chinese Classics, with a Translation, Critical and Exegetical Notes, Prolegomena, and copious Indexes.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
We are not left, however, to an exegetical statement alone, although that is absolutely unequivocal.
"The Testimony of the Bible Concerning the Assumptions of Destructive Criticism" by S. E. Wishard
The object of each commentary is primarily exegetical, to interpret the author's meaning to the present generation.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
There was a lamentable decrease of exegetical works and lectures toward the middle of the seventeenth century.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
For this reason I dislike exegetical comments on his music.
"Old Fogy" by James Huneker
It is almost entirely free from critical and exegetical difficulties: he may run who reads its lesson.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
His main exegetical principle is quite simple.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
From this time dates my father's possession and use of the German Exegetics.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
Basilides wrote an exegetical work in twenty-four books on "his" gospel, but which this was is not known.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
I venture to hope that his expounding may not, in the future, extend to philosophic, philological, scientific, and exegetical details.
"Bahaism and Its Claims" by Samuel Graham Wilson
His writings are numerous, alike in exegetical, polemical, dogmatic and practical theology.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7" by Various
As an exegete he exercised a powerful, and on the whole a beneficial, influence on theological investigation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8" by Various
He translated the Pentateuch and Joshua into Hungarian, adding exegetical notes.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ" by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
He was a great teacher but a greater critical and exegetical scholar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
His exegetical works were published at Venice in 1754 in 8 vols.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

After all, a faithful preacher needs to exegete the culture and the congregation as well as the lectionary texts.
Alex Ross of The New Yorker is to music critics what Luke Johnson is to exegetes.
I probably shouldn't be surprised if I learned that, when N. T Wright isn't busy exegeting, episcopating or writing best-sellers, he throws 100-mph fast balls and makes award-winning beer.
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In science:

All mathematical detail is taken from [Laz09]; my contribution is merely exegetic. I begin with a few key definitions leading to the statement of the main result.
Finite generation of adjoint rings after Lazic: an introduction
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