What does the word exegesis mean?

Usage examples for exegesis

  1. Please read it to me, and remember that you are taught in a school where emphasis is exegesis." – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. It would be impossible to treat of it here without anticipating my discussion of a principle which has a much wider bearing than as a method of biblical exegesis. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge