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TRANSLA'TE, L. translatus, from transfero trans, over, and fero, to bear.

1. To bear, carry or remove from one place to another. It is applied to the removal of a bishop from one see to another.

The bishop of Rochester, when the king would have translated him to a better bishoprick, refused.

2. To remove or convey to heaven, as a human being, without death.

By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death. Hebrews 16 .

3. To transfer to convey from one to another. 2 Samuel 3 .
4. To cause to remove from one part of the body to another as, to translate a disease.
5. To change.

Happy is your grace,

That can translate the stubbornness of fortune

Into so quiet and so sweet a style.

6. To interpret to render into another language to express the sense of one language in the words of another. The Old Testament was translated into the Greek language more than two hundred years before Christ. The Scriptures are now translated into most of the languages of Europe and Asia.
7. To explain.

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Entry for 'Translate'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/t/translate.html.

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