Word Summary
metathesis: a change, removal
Original Word: μετάθεσις
Transliteration: metathesis
Phonetic Spelling: (met-ath'-es-is)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a change, removal
Meaning: a change, removal
Strong's Concordance
change, removing, translation.

From metatithemi; transposition, i.e. Transferral (to heaven), disestablishment (of a law) -- change, removing, translation.

see GREEK metatithemi

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3331: μετάθεσις

μετάθεσις, μεταθέσεως, (μετατίθημι);

1. a transfer: from one place to another (Diodorus 1, 23); τίνος (genitive of the object), the translation of a person to heaven, Hebrews 11:5.

2. change (of things instituted or established, as ἱερωσύνης, νόμου): Hebrews 7:12; τῶν σαλευομένων, Hebrews 12:27. (Thucydides 5, 29; Aristotle, Piut.)