LACK, verb transitive [Latin deliquium, which seems to be connected with linquo, to leave, to faint, and with liquo, to melt, liquid, etc.]
1. To want; to be destitute of; not to have or possess.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask it of God - James 1:5.
2. To blame. [Not in use.]
LACK, verb intransitive
1. To be in want.
The young lions do lack and suffer hunger. Psalms 34:10.
2. To be wanting.
Perhaps there shall lack five of the fifty righteous.
LACK, noun Want; destitution; need; failure.
He that gathered little, had no lack Exodus 14:1.
LACK of rupees is one hundred thousand rupees, which at 55 cents each, amount to fifty five thousand dollars, or at 2 Samuel 6:1d. sterling, to 12, 500 pounds.