31 Bible Verses about People Waiting

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Genesis 8:10

So he waited yet another seven days; and again he sent out the dove from the ark.

Genesis 8:12

Then he waited yet another seven days, and sent out the dove; but she did not return to him again.

Exodus 5:20

When they left Pharaoh’s presence, they met Moses and Aaron as they were waiting for them.

Exodus 24:14

But to the elders he said, “Wait here for us until we return to you. And behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever has a legal matter, let him approach them.”

Numbers 9:8

Moses therefore said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the Lord will command concerning you.”

1 Samuel 10:8

And you shall go down before me to Gilgal; and behold, I will come down to you to offer burnt offerings and sacrifice peace offerings. You shall wait seven days until I come to you and show you what you should do.”

1 Samuel 13:8

Now he waited seven days, according to the appointed time set by Samuel, but Samuel did not come to Gilgal; and the people were scattering from him.

1 Samuel 25:9

When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David’s name; then they waited.

Lamentations 2:16

All your enemies
Have opened their mouths wide against you;
They hiss and gnash their teeth.
They say, “We have swallowed her up!
Surely this is the day for which we waited;
We have reached it, we have seen it.”

Numbers 35:20

If he pushed him of hatred, or threw something at him lying in wait and as a result he died,

Deuteronomy 19:11

“But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes him so that he dies, and he flees to one of these cities,

Psalm 56:6

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

Psalm 119:95

The wicked wait for me to destroy me;
I shall diligently consider Your testimonies.

Ruth 1:13

would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is harder for me than for you, for the hand of the Lord has gone forth against me.”

2 Samuel 15:28

See, I am going to wait at the fords of the wilderness until word comes from you to inform me.”

Micah 7:2

The godly person has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.

Habakkuk 3:16

I heard and my inward parts trembled,
At the sound my lips quivered.
Decay enters my bones,
And in my place I tremble.
Because I must wait quietly for the day of distress,
For the people to arise who will invade us.

Luke 1:21

The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.

Luke 3:15

Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were wondering in their hearts about John, as to whether he was the Christ,

Luke 8:40

And as Jesus returned, the people welcomed Him, for they had all been waiting for Him.

John 10:24

The Jews then gathered around Him, and were saying to Him, “How long will You keep us in suspense? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly.”

Acts 3:5

And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.

Acts 17:16

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.

Acts 20:5

But these had gone on ahead and were waiting for us at Troas.

Acts 23:21

So do not listen to them, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they slay him; and now they are ready and waiting for the promise from you.”

1 Corinthians 11:33

So then, my brethren, when you come together to eat, wait for one another.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were years older than he.

Job 32:11

“Behold, I waited for your words,
I listened to your reasonings,
While you pondered what to say.

Job 32:16

“Shall I wait, because they do not speak,
Because they stop and no longer answer?

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