noun. an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible).
- ἐξήγησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- ἐξηγέομαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word exegesis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Thus, referring to the place or time period in which a text was written to analyze the text would count as an exegesis.