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Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Translate, Translation

A — 1: μεθίστημι

(Strong's #3179 — Verb — methistemi | methistano — meth-is'-tay-mee, -is-tan'-o )

"to change, remove" (meta, implying "change," histemi, "to cause to stand"), is rendered "hath translated" in Colossians 1:13 . See PUT , REMOVE , TURN (away).

A — 2: μετατίθημι

(Strong's #3346 — Verb — metatithemi — met-at-ith'-ay-mee )

"to transfer to another place" (meta, see above, tithemi, "to put"), is rendered "to translate" in Hebrews 11:5 (twice). See CARRY , CHANGE , REMOVE , TURN.

B — 1: μετάθεσις

(Strong's #3331 — Noun Feminine — metathesis — met-ath'-es-is )

"a change of position" (akin to A, No. 2), is rendered "translation" in Hebrews 11:5 . See CHANGE , REMOVING.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Translate, Translation'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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