Eisegesis definition

An interpretation, especially of Scripture, that reflects the personal ideas or viewpoint of the interpreter; reading something into a text that isn't there. Compare exegesis.
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Noun

Singular:
eisegesis
Plural:
eisegeses

Origin of eisegesis

  • From Ancient Greek εἰς (eis, “into”) and English exegesis. Historically unrelated to the Ancient Greek εἰσήγησις (eisēgēsis, “proposing, advising”).

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