Word: upostellw

Pronounce: hoop-os-tel'-lo

Strongs Number: G5288

Orig: from 5259 and 4724; to withhold under (out of sight), i.e. (reflexively) to cower or shrink, (figuratively) to conceal (reserve):--draw (keep) back, shun, withdraw. G5259

Use: TDNT-7:597,1074 Verb

Heb Strong: H1481 H3607 H6075 H6440

    1) to draw back, let down, lower
    1a) to withdraw: of a timid person
    2) to withdraw one's self, i.e. to be timid, to cover, shrink
    2a) of those who from timidity hesitate to avow what they believe
    2b) to be unwilling to utter from fear
    2c) to shrink from declaring, to conceal, dissemble