leipó: to leave, leave behindOriginal Word: λείπωPart of Speech:
I am wanting, am left behindDefinition:
(earlier: I leave behind, abandon), (a) I am wanting, (b) mid: e.g. with gen: I come behind (in a race), am left behind in, fall short of (some standard), am wanting in.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. verbDefinition
to leave, leave behindNASB Translation
lack (1), lacking (2), lacks (1), need (1), remains (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3007: λείπωλείπω
; (2 aorist subjunctive 3 person singular λιπη
, Titus 3:13 T
WIt marginal reading; present passive λείπομαι
; from Homer
1. transitive, to leave, leave behind, forsake; passive to be left behind (properly, by one's rival in a race, hence), a. to lag, be inferior: ἐν μηδενί, James 1:4 (Herodotus 7, 8, 1); (others associate this example with the two under b.).
b. to be destitute of, to lack: with the genitive of the thing, James 1:5; James 2:15 (Sophocles, Plato, others).
2. intransitive, to be lacking or absent, to fail: λείπει τί τίνι, Luke 18:22; Titus 3:13 (Polybius 10, 18, 8; others); τά λείποντα, the things that remain (so Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 52, cf. 32; but others are lacking), Titus 1:5. (Compare: ἀπολείπω, διαλείπω, ἐκλείπω, ἐπιλείπω, καταλείπω, ἐνκαταλείπω, περιλείπω, ὑπολείπω.)<1>
be destitute, lack.
A primary verb; to leave, i.e. (intransitively or passively) to fail or be absent -- be destitute (wanting), lack.