from The Century Dictionary.

  • Subjoined by way of explanation; marking an explanatory addition, or used in additional explanation: as, an epexegetical phrase; the epexegetic infinitive; and is sometimes epexegetic.

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  • adjective Serving as an epexegesis or as epexegeses.


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  • Batiffol, Lepin — identify the Presbyters with Andrew, Peter etc., thus making them Apostles, for they understand "what Andrew and Peter and the rest said" as epexegetic of "the words of the Presbyters".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • In Mark 10: 6 the most likely use of the genitive is the genitive of apposition (or epexegetic genitive), such as the phrase "the temple of his body" (John 2: 21) .6 The second word refers to the same object as the first word, only identifying it with a different noun.

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