There are considerable difficulties in the exegesis of this passage.
At that time the study of the Halachas had not yet superseded that of Biblical exegesis.
But to return to Professor Stokes's excursion in the region of Biblical exegesis.
In 1870 he had also been made Ireland professor of exegesis at Oxford.
There is a mistake in Exegesis, you know,—in the New Version.