Parallel Verses


I wait for Your salvation, O Lord.

New American Standard Bible

"For Your salvation I wait, O LORD.

King James Version

I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.

Holman Bible

I wait for Your salvation, Lord.

International Standard Version

"LORD, I'm waiting for your salvation."

A Conservative Version

I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.

American Standard Version

I have waited for thy salvation, O Jehovah.

Bible in Basic English

I have been waiting for your salvation, O Lord.

Darby Translation

I wait for thy salvation, O Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have waited for thy saving health, O LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

I waited for thy deliverance, Jehovah.

King James 2000

I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I wait for your salvation, O Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

I have waited for Your salvation, O Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After thy saving look I, LORD.

NET Bible

I wait for your deliverance, O Lord.

New Heart English Bible

I have waited for your salvation, LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

For thy salvation, have I waited O Yahweh!


I have waited for thy salvation O LORD.

World English Bible

I have waited for your salvation, Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thy salvation I have waited, Jehovah!


Root Form
Usage: 49

Usage: 78


Context Readings

Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons

17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, a horned snake in the path, that bites at the horse's heels, so that his rider falls backward. 18 I wait for Your salvation, O Lord. 19 Gad -- "a raiding troop shall raid him, but he shall raid at their heels and assault them [victoriously].

Cross References

Psalm 119:166

I am hoping and waiting [eagerly] for Your salvation, O Lord, and I do Your commandments.

Psalm 119:174

I have longed for Your salvation, O Lord, and Your law is my delight.

Isaiah 25:9

It shall be said in that day, Behold our God upon Whom we have waited and hoped, that He might save us! This is the Lord, we have waited for Him; we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the Lord and confident in Him I will keep watch; I will wait with hope and expectancy for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord; and He inclined to me and heard my cry.

Luke 2:25

Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout [cautiously and carefully observing the divine Law], and looking for the Consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Psalm 14:7

Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lord shall restore the fortunes of His people, then Jacob shall rejoice and Israel shall be glad.

Psalm 25:5-6

Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.

Psalm 62:1

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, wait only upon God and silently submit to Him; for my hope and expectation are from Him.

Psalm 85:7

Show us Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, and grant us Your salvation.

Psalm 119:41

Let Your mercy and loving-kindness come also to me, O Lord, even Your salvation according to Your promise;

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, and as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, until He has mercy and loving-kindness for us.

Psalm 130:5

I wait for the Lord, I expectantly wait, and in His word do I hope.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the Lord, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for and hope in Him.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!

Isaiah 33:2

O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm [of Your servants -- "their strength and defense] every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Isaiah 36:8

Now therefore, I pray you, make a wager with my master the king of Assyria and give him pledges, and I will give you two thousand horses -- "if you are able on your part to put riders on them.

Lamentations 3:25

The Lord is good to those who wait hopefully and expectantly for Him, to those who seek Him [inquire of and for Him and require Him by right of necessity and on the authority of God's word].

Matthew 1:21

She will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus [the Greek form of the Hebrew Joshua, which means Savior], for He will save His people from their sins [that is, prevent them from failing and missing the true end and scope of life, which is God].

Mark 15:43

Joseph, he of Arimathea, noble and honorable in rank and a respected member of the council (Sanhedrin), who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, daring the consequences, took courage and ventured to go to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

Luke 1:30

And the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found grace ( free, spontaneous, absolute favor and loving-kindness) with God.

Luke 2:30

For with my [own] eyes I have seen Your Salvation,

Luke 23:51

Who had not agreed with or assented to the purpose and action of the others; and he was expecting and waiting for the kingdom of God.

Romans 8:19

For [even the whole] creation (all nature) waits expectantly and longs earnestly for God's sons to be made known [waits for the revealing, the disclosing of their sonship].

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for what is still unseen by us, we wait for it with patience and composure.

Galatians 5:5

For we, [not relying on the Law but] through the [Holy] Spirit's [help], by faith anticipate and wait for the blessing and good for which our righteousness and right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

And [how you] look forward to and await the coming of His Son from heaven, Whom He raised from the dead -- "Jesus, Who personally rescues and delivers us out of and from the wrath [bringing punishment] which is coming [upon the impenitent] and draws us to Himself [ investing us with all the privileges and rewards of the new life in Christ, the Messiah].

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