Dictionary.com noun, plural exegeses [ek-si-jee-seez] (Show IPA) 1. critical explanation or interpretation of a text or portion of a text, especially of the Bible. Etymonline.com 1610s, "explanatory note," from Greek exegesis "explanation, interpretation," from exegeisthai "explain, interpret," from ex "out" (see ex-) + hegeisthai "to lead, guide," from PIE root *sag- "to track down, seek out" (see seek (v.)). Meaning "exposition (of Scripture)" is from 1823. Related: Exegetic; exegetical; exegetically. Discussion/Explanation … Continue reading Exegesis