1. KJV term meaning, “to transfer,” used of the transfer of Saul's kingdom to David (2 Samuel 3:10) and the transfer of believers from the power of darkness to the sphere of Christ's control (Colossians 1:14). 2. KJV term meaning, “to take up,” used of Enoch's being taken up into God's presence without experiencing death (Hebrews 11:5). See Death; Future Hope; Resurrection.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'TRANSLATE'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".