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31 Bible Verses about People Waiting

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Genesis 8:10

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

Genesis 8:12

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

Exodus 5:20

When they left Pharaoh, they confronted Moses and Aaron, who stood waiting to meet them.

Exodus 24:14

He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”

Numbers 9:8

Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the Lord commands for you.”

1 Samuel 10:8

Afterward, go ahead of me to Gilgal. I will come to you to offer burnt offerings and to sacrifice fellowship offerings. Wait seven days until I come to you and show you what to do.”

1 Samuel 13:8

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.

1 Samuel 25:9

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

Lamentations 2:16

?PeAll 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.”

Numbers 35:20

Likewise, if anyone in hatred pushes a person or throws an object at him with malicious intent and he dies,

Deuteronomy 19:11

But if someone hates his neighbor, lies in ambush for him, attacks him, and strikes him fatally, and flees to one of these cities,

Psalm 56:6

They stir up strife, they lurk;
they watch my steps
while they wait to take my life.

Psalm 119:95

The wicked hope to destroy me,
but I contemplate Your decrees.

Ruth 1:13

would you be willing to wait for them to grow up? Would you restrain yourselves from remarrying? No, my daughters, my life is much too bitter for you to share, because the Lord’s hand has turned against me.”

2 Samuel 15:28

Remember, I’ll wait at the fords of the wilderness until word comes from you to inform me.”

Micah 7:2

Godly people have vanished from the land;
there is no one upright among the people.
All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;
they hunt each other with a net.

Habakkuk 3:16

I heard, and I trembled within;
my lips quivered at the sound.
Rottenness entered my bones;
I trembled where I stood.
Now I must quietly wait for the day of distress
to come against the people invading us.

Luke 1:21

Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah, amazed that he stayed so long in the sanctuary.

Luke 3:15

Now the people were waiting expectantly, and all of them were debating in their minds whether John might be the Messiah.

Luke 8:40

When Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed Him, for they were all expecting Him.

John 10:24

Then the Jews surrounded Him and asked, “How long are You going to keep us in suspense? If You are the Messiah, tell us plainly.”

Acts 3:5

So he turned to them, expecting to get something from them.

Acts 17:16

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was troubled within him when he saw that the city was full of idols.

Acts 20:5

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

Acts 23:21

Don’t let them persuade you, because there are more than 40 of them arranging to ambush him, men who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they kill him. Now they are ready, waiting for a commitment from you.”

1 Corinthians 11:33

Therefore, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another.

Job 32:4

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

Job 32:11

Look, I waited for your conclusions;
I listened to your insights
as you sought for words.

Job 32:16

Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,
now that they stand there and no longer answer?

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