The Standard Method of Exegesis

There is a growing stigma around the term “exegesis” as if it’s a negative thing in today’s academic and layman studies. The stigma derives from a fear of “not knowing” or “unable to know” or “appeal to authority” when in actuality the exegetical method is how we derive any interpretation of the Biblical text. For example, whether you read from ESV or NASB or whatever version you can think of, some level, hopefully high, of exegetical method was employed to derive at an English Translation of the Hebrew/Greek texts.

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