Definition of exegete in English:
An expounder or textual interpreter, especially of scripture.
- He writes as a New Testament exegete but seeks to cross the line for conversation with those in the church responsible for worship and for outreach.
- It should dominate the study of John as exegete for the next generation.
- Venema noted he was unaware of any reformed exegete in the 16th or 17th centuries who embraced this interpretation.
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Mid 18th century: from Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai 'interpret'.
Words that rhyme with exegeteforefeet • polychaete
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