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Lexicon :: Strong's G5302 - hystereō

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ὑστερέω
Transliteration
hystereō (Key)
Pronunciation
hoos-ter-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:592,1240

Strong’s Definitions

ὑστερέω hustĕrĕō, hoos-ter-eh'-o; from G5306; to be later, i.e. (by implication) to be inferior; generally, to fall short (be deficient):—come behind (short), be destitute, fail, lack, suffer need, (be in) want, be the worse.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G5302 in the following manner: lack (3x), be behind (2x), want (2x), come short (1x), be in want (1x), fail (1x), come behind (1x), be destitute (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G5302 in the following manner: lack (3x), be behind (2x), want (2x), come short (1x), be in want (1x), fail (1x), come behind (1x), be destitute (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. behind

    1. to come late or too tardily

      1. to be left behind in the race and so fail to reach the goal, to fall short of the end

      2. metaph. fail to become a partaker, fall back from

    2. to be inferior in power, influence and rank

      1. of the person: to be inferior to

    3. to fail, be wanting

    4. to be in want of, lack

  2. to suffer want, to be devoid of, to lack (be inferior) in excellence, worth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑστερέω hustĕrĕō, hoos-ter-eh'-o; from G5306; to be later, i.e. (by implication) to be inferior; generally, to fall short (be deficient):—come behind (short), be destitute, fail, lack, suffer need, (be in) want, be the worse.
STRONGS G5302:
ὑστερέω, ὑστερῶ; 1 aorist ὑστέρησα; perfect ὑστέρηκα; passive, present ὑστεροῦμαι; 1 aorist participle ὑστερηθείς; (ὕστερος);
1. Active, "to be ὕστερος i. e. behind; i. e.
a.
to come late or too tardily" (so in secular authors from Herodotus down): Hebrews 4:1; to be left behind in the race and so fail to reach the goal, to fall short of the end; with ἀπό and the genitive indicating the end, metaphorically, fail to become a partaker: ἀπό τῆς χάριτος, Hebrews 12:15 (others render here fall back (i. e. away) from; cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 6 b.; Buttmann, 322f (276f) cf. § 132, 5) (Ecclesiastes 6:2).
b. to be inferior, in power, influence, rank, 1 Corinthians 12:24 (where L T Tr WH passive, ὑστερουμένῳ); in virtue, τί ἔτι ὑστερῶ; in what am I still deficient (A. V. what lack I yet (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 10)), Matthew 19:20 (Sir. 51:24; ἵνα γνῷ τί ὑστερῶ ἐγώ, Psalm 38:5 (Ps. 39:5); μηδ' ἐν ἄλλῳ μηδενί μέρει ἀρετῆς ὑστερουντας, Plato, de rep. 6, p. 484 d.); μηδέν or οὐδέν followed by a genitive (depending on the idea of comparison contained in the verb (Buttmann, § 132, 22)) of the person, to be inferior to (A. V. to be behind) another in nothing, 2 Corinthians 11:5; 2 Corinthians 12:11.
c. to fail, be lacking (Dioscorides (?) 5, 86): John 2:3 (not Tdf.); ἕν σοι (T WH Tr marginal reading σε (cf. Buttmann, as above)) ὑστερεῖ, Mark 10:21.
d. to be in want of, lack: with a genitive of the thing (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 6), Luke 22:35 (Josephus, Antiquities 2, 2, 1).
2. Passive to suffer want (Winer's Grammar, 260 (244)): Luke 15:14; 2 Corinthians 11:9 (8); Hebrews 11:37 (Sir. 11:11); opposed to περισσεύειν, to abound, Philippians 4:12; τίνος, to be devoid (R. V. fall short) of, Romans 3:23 (Diodorus 18, 71; Josephus, Antiquities 15, 6, 7); ἐν τίνι, to suffer want in any respect, 1 Corinthians 1:7, opposed to πλουτίζεσθαι ἐν τίνι, 1 Corinthians 1:5; to lack (be inferior) in excellence, worth, opposed to περισσεύειν (A. V. to be the worse... the better), 1 Corinthians 8:8. (Compare: ἀφυστερέω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
38:5; 39:5
Ecclesiastes
6:2
Matthew
19:20
Mark
10:21
Luke
15:14; 22:35
John
2:3
Romans
3:23
1 Corinthians
1:5; 1:7; 8:8; 12:24
2 Corinthians
11:5; 11:9; 12:11
Philippians
4:12
Hebrews
4:1; 11:37; 12:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5302 matches the Greek ὑστερέω (hystereō),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:20 - The young man said to him, “All these I have kept. What do I still lack?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:21 - And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:14 - And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:35 - And he said to them, “When I sent you out with no moneybag or knapsack or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “Nothing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:3 - When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:23 - for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:7 - so that you are not lacking in any gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:8 - Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:24 - which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:5 - Indeed, I consider that I am not in the least inferior to these super-apostles.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:9 - And when I was with you and was in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my need. So I refrained and will refrain from burdening you in any way.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not at all inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:12 - I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:1 - Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:37 - They were stoned, they were sawn in two,[fn] they were killed with the sword. They went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated—
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:15 - See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled;
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