3339. metamorphoó
Strong's Concordance
metamorphoó: to transform
Original Word: μεταμορφόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: metamorphoó
Phonetic Spelling: (met-am-or-fo'-o)
Definition: to transform
Usage: I transform, transfigure.
HELPS Word-studies

3339 metamorphóō (from 3326 /metá, "change after being with" and 3445 /morphóō, "changing form in keeping with inner reality") – properly, transformed after being with; transfigured.

[3339 (metamorphóō) is the root of the English terms "metamorphosis" and "metamorphize."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from meta and morphoó
to transform
NASB Translation
transfigured (2), transformed (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3339: μεταμορφόω

μεταμορφόω, μεταμόρφω: passive, present μεταμορφοῦμαι; 1 aorist μετεμορφώθη; to change into another form (cf. μετά, III. 2), to transfigure, transform: μετεμορφώθη, of Christ, his appearance was changed (A. V. he was transfigured), i. e. was resplendent with a divine brightness, Matthew 17:2; Mark 9:2 (for which Luke 9:29 gives ἐγένετο τό εἶδος τοῦ προσώπου αὐτοῦ ἕτερον); of Christians: τήν αὐτήν εἰκόνα μεταμορφούμεθα, we are transformed into the same image (of consummate excellence that shines in Christ), reproduce the same image, 2 Corinthians 3:18; on the simple accusative after verbs of motion, change, division, cf. Bos, Ellips. (edited by Schaefer), pp. 679ff; Matthiae, § 409; (Jelf, § 636 obs. 2; cf. Buttmann, 190 (164); 396 (339); Winer's Grammar, § 32, 5); used of the change of moral character for the better, Romans 12:2; with which compare Seneca, epistles 6 at the beginning,intelligo non emendari me tantum, sed transfigurari. ((Diodorus 4, 81; Plutarch de adulat. et amic. 7; others); Philo, vit. Moys. i. § 10 under the end; leg. ad Gaium § 13; Athen. 8, p. 334 c.; Aelian v. h. 1, 1; Lucian, as. 11.) (Synonym: cf. μετασχηματίζω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
change, transfigure, transform.

From meta and morphoo; to transform (literally or figuratively, "metamorphose") -- change, transfigure, transform.

see GREEK meta

see GREEK morphoo

Forms and Transliterations
μεταμορφουμεθα μεταμορφούμεθα μεταμορφουσθε μεταμορφούσθε μεταμορφοῦσθε μεταναστεύου μεταναστεύσαι μεταναστεύσω μεταναστήτωσαν μετεμορφωθη μετεμορφώθη metamorphoumetha metamorphoúmetha metamorphousthe metamorphoûsthe metemorphothe metemorphōthē metemorphṓthe metemorphṓthē
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 17:2 V-AIP-3S
GRK: καὶ μετεμορφώθη ἔμπροσθεν αὐτῶν
NAS: And He was transfigured before
KJV: And was transfigured before them:
INT: And he was transfigured before them

Mark 9:2 V-AIP-3S
GRK: μόνους καὶ μετεμορφώθη ἔμπροσθεν αὐτῶν
NAS: by themselves. And He was transfigured before
KJV: and he was transfigured before
INT: alone And he was transfigured before them

Romans 12:2 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: τούτῳ ἀλλὰ μεταμορφοῦσθε τῇ ἀνακαινώσει
NAS: world, but be transformed by the renewing
KJV: but be ye transformed by the renewing
INT: this but be transformed by the renewing

2 Corinthians 3:18 V-PIM/P-1P
GRK: αὐτὴν εἰκόνα μεταμορφούμεθα ἀπὸ δόξης
NAS: of the Lord, are being transformed into the same
KJV: of the Lord, are changed into the same
INT: same image are being transformed from glory

Strong's Greek 3339
4 Occurrences

μεταμορφούμεθα — 1 Occ.
μεταμορφοῦσθε — 1 Occ.
μετεμορφώθη — 2 Occ.

Top of Page
Top of Page