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This, in fact, constitutes his real and permanent distinction as an exegete.

Palmieri was not only a theologian, a moralist and a philosopher, but an exegete.

Both as an exegete and as a typologist he appears as a disciple of the Pharisees.

As an exegete he exercised a powerful, and on the whole a beneficial, influence on theological investigation.

As long as he remained in Spain he was only known as a clever mathematician and astronomer, not as an exegete.

He is ardently supported by Knenen, the exegete, his colleague at Leyden; and by Rauenhoff, the ecclesiastical historian.

As an exegete and biblical critic no less than as a grammarian he has left his abiding mark.

WORD ORIGIN

1730s, from Greek exegetes "an expounder, interpreter" (especially of the Bible), from exegeisthai (see exegesis).

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