explanation of a piece of writing
As part of the oral examination for her Sanskrit PhD, she was required to deliver a spontaneous exegesis of a previously unread passage.
ex (out)#hegeisthai (to lead, guide) (Latin)
EX+GESIS i.e. explain about Jesus (generally found in bible) Exegesis- EXEcuted, JESUS please explain how Jesus was executed. EXEcute GEneSIS (part of the Holy Bible)- to interpret the Bible & explain it.