Word Summary
hysterēma: that which is lacking, need
Original Word: ὑστέρημα
Transliteration: hysterēma
Phonetic Spelling: (hoos-ter'-ay-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: that which is lacking, need
Meaning: that which is lacking, need
Strong's Concordance
need, want

From hustereo; a deficit; specially, poverty -- that which is behind, (that which was) lack(-ing), penury, want.

see GREEK hustereo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5303: ὑστέρημα

ὑστέρημα, ὑστερήματος, τό (ὑστερέω);

a. deficiency, that which is lacking: plural with a genitive of the thing whose deficiency is to be filled up, Colossians 1:24 (on which see ἀνταναπληρόω, and θλῖψις under the end); 1 Thessalonians 3:10; τό ὑστέρημα with a genitive (or its equivalent) of the person, the absence of one, 1 Corinthians 16:17 (ὑμέτερον being taken objectively (Winers Grammar, § 22, 7; Buttmann, § 132, 8); others take ὑμέτερον subjectively and render that which was lacking on your part); τό ὑμῶν ὑστέρημα τῆς πρός με λειτουργίας, your absence, owing to which something was lacking in the service conferred on me (by you), Philippians 2:30.

b. in reference to property and resources, poverty, want, destitution: Luke 21:4; 2 Corinthians 8:14 (); , (Psalm 33:10 (); Judges 18:10, etc.; ecclesiastical writings).