Behind, come Behind - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Behind, come Behind

[ A-1,Adverb,G3693, opisthen ]
behind," is used only of place, e.g., Matthew 9:20; Mark 5:27; Luke 8:44; Revelation 4:6; as a preposition, Matthew 15:23 ("after"); Luke 23:26; in Revelation 5:1, RV, "on the back;" AV, "backside." See BACK.

[ A-2,Adverb,G3694, opiso ]
"after" (See BACK, adverb).

[ B-1,Verb,G5302, hustereo ]
"to come late, be behind," is translated "come behind," in 1 Corinthians 1:7; "to be behind," 2 Corinthians 11:5 and 2 Corinthians 12:11. See COME, No. 39, DESTITUTE, FAIL, LACK, NEED, B, Note, WANT, WORSE.

[ B-2,Verb,G5278, hupomeno ]
"to abide, endure," is once rendered "tarry behind," Luke 2:43. See ABIDE.

Note: In 1 Thessalonians 3:1, the RV, "left behind" adequately expresses the verb kataleipo.

[ C-1,Noun,G5303, husterema ]
akin to B. 1, denotes "that which is lacking," 1 Corinthians 16:17; Philippians 2:30; Colossians 1:24 (AV, "that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ"), RV, "that which is lacking;" 1 Thessalonians 3:10. For the other meaning, "want," See LACK, PENURY, WANT.

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