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Strong's #3327 - μεταβαίνω

Transliteration
metabaínō
Phonetics
met-ab-ah'ee-no
Origin
from (G3326) and the base of (G939)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
1:523,90
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. to pass over from one place to another, to remove, depart
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Verse Results
KJV (12)
Matthew 6
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
NAS (12)
Matthew 6
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
HCS (12)
Matthew 6
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
BSB (12)
Matthew 6
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
ESV (10)
Matthew 4
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
WEB (12)
Matthew 6
Luke 1
John 3
Acts 1
1 John 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεταβαίνω,

fut. - βήσομαι h.Ven. 293: aor. μετέβην, imper. μετάβηθι Od. 8.492, μετάβα Alex. 14: pf. - βέβηκα: —

Med., aor. 3 sg. μετεβήσετο or - σατο A.R. 4.1176:

1. pass over from one place to another, μετὰ δ' ἄστρα βεβήκει (for μετεβεβήκει) the stars had passed over the meridian, Od. 12.312, 14.483 (but τοῦ ἄστρου μεταβαίνοντος μίαν ἡμέραν διὰ τεσσάρων ἐτῶν OGI 56.42 (Canopus, iii B. C.)); μ. ἐς τὴν Ἀσίην Hdt. 7.73, cf. 1.57; μ. ἐξ οἰκίας εἰς οἰκίαν Luke 10:7 : abs., change one's abode, PTeb. 316.20 (i A.D.): metaph., ᾗ τὸ δίκαιον μεταβαίνει according as right passes over (from one side to the other), A. Ch. 308 (anap.).

2. in writing or speaking, pass from one subject to another, μετάβηθι change thy theme, Od. 8.492; μεταβάντες changing their course, turning round, Hdt. 8.4; μεταβήσομαι ἄλλον ἐς ὕμνον h.Ven. l.c.; ἐπανέλθωμεν ὅθεν δεῦρο μετέβημεν Pl. Cra. 438a; ἀπὸ τοῦ ψέγειν πρὸς τὸ ἐπαινεῖν Id. Phdr. 265c; ἀπ' ἐμψύχων ἐπ' ἄψυχα μ. Phld. Rh. 1.172 S.; μεταβαίνων ὁ λόγος advancing step by step, Arist. EN 1097a24.

3. pass from one state to another, change, [ αἱ πολιτεῖαι] οὐκ εὐθὺς μ. Id. Pol. 1292b18, etc.: freq. with Preps., μ. ἐκ μείζονος εἰς ἔλαττον Pl. Prm. 165a; of changes of fortune in a drama, μ. εἰς εὐτυχίαν Arist. Po. 1455b27; μ. ἐκ τῆς τιμαρχίας εἰς τὴν ὀλιγαρχίαν Pl. R. 550d; μεταβαίνει τυραννὶς ἐκ δημοκρατίας comes on after.., ib. 569c; μεταβεβήκαμεν ἐκ τοῦ θανάτου εἰς τὴν ζωήν 1 John 3:14; ἀπὸ τοῦ παιδὸς εἰς τὸν ἄνδρα Luc. Am. 24; μ. εἰς ἀλεκτρυόνα Id. Gall. 4.

4. in the Epicurean logic, make a transition: hence, infer, esp. from analogy or resemblance, λόγος ὁ μεταβαίνων ἀπό τινος ἐπί τι Phld. D. 3.12, cf. Sign. 5, al.

5. c. acc., pass to another place or state, ἄνω μεταβὰς βίοτον E. Hipp. 1292 (anap.); μ. τόπον ἐκ τόπου S.E. M. 10.52. go after, follow a pursuit eagerly, Opp. H. 4.418. II causal in aor. 1 μεταβῆσαι, carry over or away, τινὰ ποτὶ δῶμα Διὸς -βᾶσαι Pi. O. 1.42; change, ἄστρων ὁδούς E. El. 728 (lyr.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μεταβαίνω; future μεταβήσομαι; 2 aorist μετεβην, imperative μετάβηθι and (in Matthew 17:20 L T Tr WH) μετάβα (see ἀναβαίνω, at the beginning); perfect μεταβέβηκα; from Homer down; to pass over from one place to another, to remote, depart: followed by ἀπό with a genitive of the place, Matthew 8:34; ἐξ οἰκίας εἰς οἰκίαν (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 52, 4. 10), Luke 10:7; ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου πρός τόν πατέρα, John 13:1; ἐντεῦθεν, John 7:3; ἐκεῖθεν, Matthew 11:1; Matthew 12:9; Matthew 15:29; Acts 18:7; ἐντεῦθεν (L T Tr WH ἔνθεν) ἐκεῖ (for ἐκισε (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 7; Buttmann, 71 (62))), of a thing, equivalent to to be removed, Matthew 17:20; metaphorically, ἐκ τοῦ θανάτου εἰς τήν ζωήν, John 5:24; 1 John 3:14.


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** μετα -βαίνω ,

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 7:27; Wisdom of Solomon 19:19, 2 Maccabees 6:1; 2 Maccabees 6:9; 2 Maccabees 6:24 *;]

to pass over from one place to another : Matthew 17:20, Luke 10:7; with reference to the point of departure only, to withdraw, depart: Matthew 8:34; Matthew 11:1; Matthew 12:9; Matthew 15:29, John 7:3, Acts 18:7; of removal from this life, ἐκ τ . κότμου πρὸς τ . Πατέρα , John 13:1; metaph., ἐκ τ . θανάτου εἰς τ . ζωήν , John 5:24, 1 John 3:14.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
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