Word Summary
hysterēsis: need, want
Original Word: ὑστέρησις
Transliteration: hysterēsis
Phonetic Spelling: (hoos-ter'-ay-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: need, want
Meaning: need, want
Strong's Concordance
need, want, poverty

A falling short, i.e. (specially), penury -- want.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5304: ὑστέρησις

ὑστέρησις, ὑστερήσεως, (ὑστερέω), want, poverty: Mark 12:44; καθ' ὑστέρησιν, on account of want, Philippians 4:11 (cf. κατά, II. 3 c. γ, p. 328b bottom). (Ecclesiastical writings.)