Webster 1913 Edition
On the side opposite the front or nearest part; on the back side of; at the back of; on the other side of;
A tall Brabanter,
behindwhom I stood.
Left after the departure of, whether this be by removing to a distance or by death.
A small part of what he left
Left a distance by, in progress of improvement Hence: Inferior to in dignity, rank, knowledge, or excellence, or in any achievement.
I was not a whit
behindthe very chiefest apostles.
2 Cor. xi. 5.
At the back part; in the rear.“I shall not lag behind.”
Toward the back part or rear; backward;
as, to look.
Not yet brought forward, produced, or exhibited to view; out of sight; remaining.
We can not be sure that there is no evidence
Backward in time or order of succession; past.
Forgetting those things which are
Phil. ii. 13.
After the departure of another;
as, to stay.
Leave not a rack
The backside; the rump.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.At the back of another; as, to ride behind a horseman.
2.On the back part, at any distance; in the rear; as, to walk behind another.
3.Remaining; left after the departure of another, whether by removing to a distance, or by death; as, a man leaves his servant behind him, or his estate at his decease.
4.Left at a distance, in progress or improvement; as, one student is behind another in mathematics.
5.Inferior to another in dignity and excellence.
For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles. 2 Cor.11.
6.On the side opposite to that which fronts a person; on the other side; as behind a bed; behind a hill; behind a house, tree, or rock.
Behind the back, in scripture, signifies,out of notice, or regard; overlooked; disregarded.
They cast thy laws behind their backs. Neh.19. Is.38.
1.Backwards; on the back-part; as, to look behind.
2.Past in the progress of time.
3.Future, or remaining to be endured.
And fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh. Col.1.
4.Remaining after a payment; unpaid; as, there is a large sum behind.
5.Remaining after the departure of; as, he departed and left us behind.