Linger - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Linger

[ 1,,G691, argeo ]
to be idle, to linger" (akin to argos, "idle:" See katargeo, under ABOLISH), is used negatively regarding the judgment of the persons mentioned in 2 Peter 2:3. In the Sept., Ezra 4:24; Ecclesiastes 12:3.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words