Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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-, μετέστησα, -, -, μετεστάθην
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to move, remove; bring, lead astray; (pass.) to lose, be discharged
to cause a change of position; to remove, transport, 1 Cor. 13:2; to transfer, Col. 1:13; met. to cause to change sides; by impl. to pervert, mislead, Acts 19:26; to remove from office, dismiss, discard, Lk. 16:4; Acts 13:22*

Greek-English Concordance for μεθίστημι

Luke 16:4 I know what to do, so that when I am removed (metastathō | μετασταθῶ | aor pass subj 1 sg) from management, people will welcome me into their homes.’
Acts 13:22 After removing (metastēsas | μεταστήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he said by way of testimony: ‘I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do everything I want him to.’
Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded and turned (metestēsen | μετέστησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made by hand are not gods at all.
1 Corinthians 13:2 And if I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that I (methistanai | μεθιστάναι | pres act inf ) can (methistanai | μεθιστάναι | pres act inf ) remove (methistanai | μεθιστάναι | pres act inf ) mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
Colossians 1:13 He has rescued us from the tyranny of darkness and transferred (metestēsen | μετέστησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,