** μετα-σχηματίζω, [in LXX: IV Mac 9:22*;] to change in fashion or appearance: c. acc. rei, τ. σῶμα, Phl 3:21; mid., seq. εἰς, II Co 11:13, 14; seq. ὡς, II Co 11:15; of a rhetorical device, to transfer by a fiction (Field, Notes, in l.), seq. εἰς, I Co 4:6.†
μετασχημᾰτ-ίζω, change the form of a person or thing, Plato Philosophus “Leges” 903e, Aristoteles Philosophus “de Generatione et Corruptione” 335b26; τὸ σῶμα τῆς ταπεινώσεως NT.Phil.3.21 ; of a building, “Sammelb.” 5174.10 (6th c.AD) :—middle, with Attic dialectfuture -ιοῦμαι, change one's form, Demetrius Lacon Philosophus “Herc.” 1012.12 ; disguise oneself, Josephus Historicus “Antiquitates Judaicae” 8.11.1 :—passive, to be changed in form, Plato Philosophus “Leges” 906c, Aristoteles Philosophus “de Caelo” 298b31, “GA” 747a15, Diodorus Siculus Historicus 2.57 ; of grammatical change, Apollonius Dyscolus Grammaticus “de Pronominibus;” 68.5, al. __II μ. τι εἰς ἐμαυτόν transfer as in a figure, NT.1Cor.4.6. __IIIchange the posture of, Soranus Medicus 2.62 (Pass.), al. __IV of stars and planets, in passive, change their configuration, πρὸς ἀλλήλους Adamantius Physiognomonicus “Vent.” 47.