American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person skilled in exegesis.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who expounds or interprets a literary production, particularly Scripture; one skilled in exegesis; an exegetist.
- n. In Greek antiquity: A leader; guide; teacher; expounder.
- n. In Athens, an interpreter of religious law and regulator of ceremonies. The office was confined to the aristocracy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An exegetist.
- n. a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)
- From Ancient Greek ἐξηγητής. (Wiktionary)
- Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai, to interpret; see exegesis. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mr. Wick, a journalist himself, is alert to the dilemma faced by reporters working inside closed countries: Does one tell the story as one sees it and risk ejection, or does one abide by the censorship and hope that the world can exegete the truth from hints and suggestions?”
“After all, this is no private event, for which it would be sufficient to read the Bible by oneself or even with the aid of an experienced exegete.”
“In this liturgical Latin the requirements demanded by Hilary for the style of the Christian exegete are realized to the full: Non enim secundum sermonis nostri usum promiscuam in his oportet esse facilitatem: "There is no place here for the loose facility of the colloquial language" (In Ps. 13.1).”
“Of course, this need not worry the modern exegete, but it bothers me.”
“In this way, Rabanus Maurus became an exegete, philosopher, poet, pastor and man of God.”
“He's not some disreputable, anti-social obsessive -- he's a veritable exegete of 9/11 anomalies, as fluent in the jargon of physics as he is in political dialectics.”
“Moreover, they should be present to advise and to teach the Word of God in its context and teach the indigenous church leaders to exegete Scriptures.”
“Old Testament scholar Francis Watson, it can be said to have had three main figures: the systematic theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, often called the father of modern (Protestant) theology, who lived from 1768 to 1834; the historian of theology Adolf von Harnack, who lived from 18511 to 1930, and the exegete Rudolf Bultmann, who lived from 1884 to 1976.”
“When you sit down with leaders and they cannot even exegete Romans 11:20-22, a person can know it is pretty bad.”
“She was the daughter of Jacob Abravanel (d. 1528), who was one of the two brothers of Isaac Abravanel (1437 – 1508), the Spanish Jewish exegete, philosopher and statesman.”
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