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καθυστερ-έω ,
A.fall behind, “κ. πολὺ τῇ διώξειPlu.Crass.29: metaph., fall short, “τῇ φύσειPlb.23.7.5.
2. of Time, κ. τῆς ἑορτῆς come too late for . . , PSI6.607.7(iii B.C.); “κ. τῆς καταστάσεως τῶν ὑπάτωνPlb. 11.33.8; “πάντωνId.5.17.7; “τῆς ἐκτάξεωςId.10.39.5, cf. D.S.5.53, Str.14.2.5: c. acc., ἀπαρχὰς ἅλωνος οὐ -ήσεις shalt not be slow to offer, LXXEx.22.29(28): abs., “ξενίας ἀεὶ φρόντιζε, μὴ καθυστέρειMen.Mon. 396; delay, Plb.5.16.5; of growing plants, to be later, Thphr.CP1.17.2.
3. fare badly, ἐν αἷς (sc. πρεσβείαις)“ ἐν οὐδενὶ καθυστέρησεν δῆμοςOGI339.22 (Sestos, ii B.C.): c. gen., come short of, “πάσης τροφῆςLXXSi.37.20; lack, “ἀγαθοῦ νοῦPhld.Rh.2.61 S.; δικαίου μηθενὸς κ. SIG568.13 (Halasarna, iii B. C.); fail in, “πράξεωνPh.Bel.103.11.
4. c. dupl. gen., fail a person in, ἐλιπάρεον [τὸν Ἀσκληπιὸν] “μὴ -έειν μου τῆς θεραπείηςHp.Ep.15.
5. to be kept waiting for a thing, c. gen., “ἐντονίωνPh.Bel.58.3; θανάτου Ps.-Luc.Philopatr. 16.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 10.39.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.33.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 23.7.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.16.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.17.7
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.2.5
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 37.20
    • Plutarch, Crassus, 29
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.53
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