104 occurrences in 14 translations

'Waited' in the Bible

So Noah waited seven more days and sent out the dove from the ark again.

After he had waited another seven days, he sent out the dove, but she did not return to him again.

And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thy days are fulfilled that thou must die; call Joshua and wait in the tabernacle of the testimony that I may give him a charge. And Moses and Joshua went and waited in the tabernacle of the testimony.

So Joshua sent them out, and they went to the ambush site and waited between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai. But he spent that night with the troops.

The servants waited until they became worried and saw that he had still not opened the doors of the upstairs room. So they took the key and opened the doors-and there was their lord lying dead on the floor!

Ehud escaped while the servants waited. He crossed over [the Jordan] near the carved images and reached Seirah.

So Gideon took ten of his servants and did just as the Lord had told him. He was too afraid of his father's family and the men of the city to do it in broad daylight, so he waited until nighttime.

So Abimelech and all the people with him got up at night and waited in ambush for Shechem in four units.

He took the people, divided them into three companies, and waited in ambush in the countryside. He looked, and the people were coming out of the city, so he arose against them and struck them down.

When the Gazites [heard] that Samson was there, they surrounded the place and waited in ambush for him all that night at the city gate. While they were waiting quietly, they said, "Let us wait until dawn; then we will kill him."

He got up early in the morning of the fifth day to leave, but the girl's father said to him, "Please keep up your strength." So they waited until late afternoon and the two of them ate.

Do not count thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial, for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief I have waited until now to speak.

Elkanah her husband said to her, "Do what seems good to you. Wait until you have weaned him; only may Yahweh establish his word." So the woman waited and nursed her son, until she weaned him.

He waited seven days for the appointed time that Samuel had set, but Samuel didn't come to Gilgal, and the troops were deserting him.

David's young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David's behalf, and they waited.

Instead, he called to the servant who waited on him: "Throw this woman out and bolt the door behind her!"

The king said, "Turn aside and take your place here." So he turned aside and waited.

The maiden was beautiful; and she waited on and nursed him. But the king had no intercourse with her.

So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.

When they returned to Elisha, who had waited at Jericho, he said to them, Did I not tell you, Do not go?

And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

And they say one unto another, 'We are not doing right this day; a day of tidings it is, and we are keeping silent; and -- we have waited till the light of the morning, then hath punishment found us; and now, come and we go in and declare to the house of the king.'

And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.

And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.

the food set at his table, his servants who waited on him, his ministers in attendance and how they were dressed, his personal staff and how they were dressed, and even his personal stairway by which he went up to the LORD's Temple, she was breathless!

These waited on the king, beside those whom the king put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.

And the singers the sons of Asaph were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; they might not depart from their service; for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited.

Let the stars of its dawn be darkened; they waited for light, but have none; neither let them see the dawning of the day;

The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited for them.

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.

Behold, I waited for your words; I gave ear to your reasons, whilst ye searched out what to say.

When I had waited, (for they spake not, but stood still, and answered no more;)

Guide me in your truth and teach me; for you are the God who delivers me. All day long I have waited for you.

In thee, O LORD, have I waited; let me never be ashamed; deliver me in thy righteousness.

Let Thy kindness, O Jehovah, be upon us, As we have waited for Thee!

Because for Thee, O Jehovah, I have waited, Thou dost answer, O Lord my God.

They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life.

Insults have broken my heart, and I am in despair. I waited for sympathy, but there was none; for comforters, but found no one.

In thee, O LORD, have I waited; let me not be forever put to shame.

Those that fear thee will be glad when they see me because I have waited on thy word.

The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

I have waited for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy commands I have done.

My soul has waited for the Lord more than those that watch for the morning: I say, more than those that watch for the morning.

He built a hedge around it, removed its stones, and planted a vine. He built a tower in the middle of it, and constructed a winepress. He waited for it to produce edible grapes, but it produced sour ones instead.

What -- to do still to my vineyard, That I have not done in it! Wherefore, I waited to the yielding of grapes, And it yieldeth bad ones!

Indeed Israel is the vineyard of the Lord who commands armies, the people of Judah are the cultivated place in which he took delight. He waited for justice, but look what he got -- disobedience! He waited for fairness, but look what he got -- cries for help!

And I have waited for Jehovah, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob, And I have looked for Him.

And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.

For this is what the master, the Lord, the Holy One of Israel says: "If you repented and patiently waited for me, you would be delivered; if you calmly trusted in me you would find strength, but you are unwilling.

O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

I waited patiently until morning. He breaks all my bones like a lion. From day even to night you will make an end of me.

"Look up at the hilltops and consider this. You have had sex with other gods on every one of them. You waited for those gods like a thief lying in wait in the desert. You defiled the land by your wicked prostitution to other gods.

We waited for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but instead there was terror.

Give ye to Jehovah your God honour, Before He doth cause darkness, And before your feet stumble on dark mountains, And ye have waited for light, And He hath made it for death-shade, And hath appointed it for thick darkness.

Have You completely rejected Judah? Or have You loathed Zion? Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing? We waited for peace, but nothing good came; And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!

All your enemies open their mouths against you. They hiss and gnash [their] teeth, saying, "We have swallowed [her] up. This is the day we have waited for! We have lived to see [it]."

As for us, our eyes yet failed and wasted away in looking for our worthless help. In our watching [on our watchtower] we have watched and waited expectantly for a nation [Egypt or some other one to come to our rescue] that could not save us.

Our pursuers were swifter Than the eagles of the sky; They chased us on the mountains, They waited in ambush for us in the wilderness.

Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps, and made him a young lion.

For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

And it was broken in that day: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon me knew that it was the word of the LORD.

And He came to her and raised her up, taking her by the hand, and the fever left her, and she waited on them.

Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple.

and she coming up the same hour gave praise to the Lord, and spoke of him to all those who waited for redemption in Jerusalem.

And standing over her, He rebuked the fever, and it left her; and she immediately got up and waited on them.

(The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.

She said to Him, Yes, Lord, I have believed [I do believe] that You are the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One), the Son of God, [even He] Who was to come into the world. [It is for Your coming that the world has waited.]

So they made him a meal there, and he was waited on by Martha, and Lazarus was among those who were seated with him at table.

So he looked and waited, expecting to receive something from them.

And when the angel which spake unto Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants, and a devout soldier of them that waited on him continually;

And the morrow after they entered into Caesarea. And Cornelius waited for them, and had called together his kinsmen and near friends.

And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety that the Lord has sent his angel and has delivered me out of the hand of Herod and from all the people of the Jews who waited for me.

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

These men went on ahead and waited for us in Troas,

Then for fear of possibly running on rocks, they threw out four anchors from the stern and waited impatiently for daylight.

While they waited until it should become day, Paul entreated them all to take some food, saying, This is the fourteenth day that you have been continually in suspense and on the alert without food, having eaten nothing.

They expected that he would swell up or suddenly drop dead. But after they waited a long time and saw nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארב 
'arab 
lay in wait , liers in wait , ambush
Usage: 42

ארב 
'ereb 
lie in wait , den
Usage: 2

דּוּמם 
Duwmam 
Usage: 3

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

מספּד 
Micepd 
Usage: 16

נהּ 
Noahh 
Usage: 1

נהה 
Nahah 
Usage: 3

נהי 
N@hiy 
Usage: 7

ני 
Niy 
Usage: 1

ספד 
Caphad 
Usage: 30

עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

עקּבה עקב 
`aqeb 
heel , footsteps , horsehoofs , at the last , steps , liers in wait
Usage: 14

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

צדה 
Tsadah 
Usage: 3

צדיּה 
Ts@diyah 
Usage: 2

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

שׁבר שׂבר 
Sabar 
Usage: 8

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

ἀλαλάζω 
Alalazo 
Usage: 2

ἀναμένω 
Anemeno 
Usage: 1

ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8

ἐνεδρεύω 
Enedreuo 
Usage: 2

ἔνεδρον 
Enedron 
lying in wait
Usage: 1

ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

κλαυθμός 
Klauthmos 
Usage: 2

κόπτω 
Kopto 
Usage: 6

μεθοδεία 
methodeia 
lie in wait , wile
Usage: 2

πενθέω 
Pentheo 
Usage: 7

περιμένω 
Perimeno 
Usage: 0

προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

προσεδρεύω 
Prosedreuo 
wait at
Usage: 1

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26



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