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ὑστερ-έω, fut. -ήσω LXXPs.83(84).12, al.: aor. ὑστέρησα (freq. with v.l. ὑστέρισα) Hdt.1.70, etc.: pf. ὑστέρηκα D.S.15.47, Ep.Hebr.4.1: plpf. ὑστερήκειν Th.3.31:—
Pass., aor. ὑστερήθην 2 Ep.Cor.11.9, J.AJ15.6.7: (ὕστερος):—
to be behind or later, come late, opp. προτερέω or φθάνω, ὑστέρησαν οἱ ἄγοντες Hdt.1.70, cf. E.Ph.976, X.HG 5.1.3, Pl.Grg.447a: c. dat. modi, ὑ. τῇ διώξει Th.1.134; τῇ βοηθείᾳ D.59.3: simply, occur later, of thunder after lightning, Epicur.Ep.2p.46U.

II. c. gen. rei, come later than, come too late for, ὑστέρησαν (v.l. ὑστέρισαν) ἡμέρῃ μιῇ τῆς συγκειμένης came one day after the appointed day, Hdt.6.89; ὑ. τῆς μάχης ἡμέραις (sic leg. cum cod.C1, pro -ρας) πέντε came too late for the battle by five days, X.An.1.7.12; ὑστερήσαντες οὐ πολλῷ Th.8.44; ὑ. δείπνου Amphis 39; ἐπειδὴ τῆς Μυτιλήνης ὑστερήκει had come too late to save M., Th.3.31; ὑ. τῆς πατρίδος fail to assist it, X.Ages.2.1; τῶν λέμβων ὑ. miss them, Plb.5.101.4; τῶν καιρῶν Arist.SE175a26; τῆς ἐργασίας PCair.Zen. 25.12 (iii B. C.); ταύτης [τῆς ὥρας] Gal.7.362; τῆς βοηθείας D.S. 13.110.

2. c. gen. pers., come after him, ὑ. εἰς Ἁλίαρτον τοῦ Λυσάνδρου X.HG3.5.25: also c. dat., come too late for him, Th.7.29.

3. ὑ. ἔς τι Hp.Epid.6.7.3.

III. metaph., lag behind, be inferior to, τῶν ..ἀποστόλων 2 Ep.Cor.11.5; ἐμπειρίᾳ ὑ. τῶν ἄλλων Pl.R.539e; μηδ' ἐν ἄλλῳ μηδενὶ μέρει ἀρετῆς ὑ. ib.484d; ἵνα γνῶ τί ὑστερῶ ἐγώ LXXPs.38(39).5.

2. fall below, fail to do justice to a theme, ὑστερήσας οὐδὲν τῆς τέχνης Luc.Par.60.

IV. fail to obtain, lack, τἀγαθοῦ Clearch.Com.3.5; τοῦ δικαίου PEnteux.86.11 (iii B. C.); ξύλων ἀκανθίνων οὐχ ὑστεροῦσι, ἀλλ' ἢ ἔχουσιν ἱκανά PCair.Zen. 270.5 (iii B. C.):—
Med. (with aor. Pass.), ὑστερεῖσθαί τινος D.S.18.71, Ep.Rom.3.23, J.AJ15.6.7, PMasp.2 iii 14 (vi A. D.); ὑστερηθεὶς τῆς ὁράσεως having lost his sight, PLond.5.1708.85 (vi A. D.); δάνιον δανιεῖς αὐτῷ ὅσον ἂν ἐπιδέηται καὶ καθ' ὅσον ὑστερεῖται LXX De.15.8 (cod. A); in fut. Med., παιδὸς ὑστερήσομαι (ἐστερήσομαι corr. Reiske) E.IA 1203.

2. abs., fail, come to grief, Phld.Oec.p.50 J.; fall short of supplies, ἵνα μηθὲν ὑστερῇ τὰ ἐλαιούργια PHib.1.43.6 (iii B. C.):—
Med., to be in want, Ev.Luc. 15.14, 1 Ep.Cor.8.8; pf. part. ὑστερημένοι those who have failed, Phld.Herc.1457.9.

V. of things, fail, be wanting, Dsc.5.75.13, Ev.Jo.2.3; ἕν σε (v.l. σοι) ὑστερεῖ Ev.Marc. 10.21; ὡς μὴ ὑστερεῖν τι ὑμῖν τῶν ὑπαρχόντων δικαίων BGU1074.7 (iii A. D.).—
Cf. ὑστερίζω throughout.