Noah waited another seven days and sent the dove out from the ark again.
He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but it did not return to him anymore.
As they left Pharaoh's presence, they met Moses and Aaron standing there.
He told the elders, "Wait here for us until we return to you. Look, Aaron and Hur are with you, and whoever has a dispute, let him come to them."
"Wait while I hear what the LORD has to say about you," Moses replied.
1 Samuel 10:8
You are to go down ahead of me to Gilgal, and then I'll come down to offer burnt offerings and to sacrifice peace offerings. You are to wait seven days until I come to you to let you know what you are to do."
1 Samuel 13:8
Saul waited seven days for the appointment set by Samuel. When Samuel did not arrive at Gilgal, as the people began to scatter from Saul,
1 Samuel 25:9
David's young men came to Nabal and told him all this in David's name, and then they waited.
All of your enemies insult you with gaping mouths. They hiss and grind their teeth while saying, "We have devoured her completely. Yes, this is the day that we anticipated! We found it at last; we have seen it!"
If the killer shoved his victim out of hatred, or hurled something at him while waiting in ambush so that he died,
"However, if a person hates his neighbor, lies in wait for him, rises up against him, and attacks him so that he dies, and then he flees to one of those cities,
They gather together and hide in ambush. They watch my every step as they lie in wait for my life.
The wicked lay in wait to destroy me, while I ponder your decrees.
would you wait for them until they were grown? Would you refrain from marriage for them? No, my daughters! I'm more deeply grieved than you, because the LORD is working against me!"
2 Samuel 15:28
Look! I'll camp at the wilderness fords until you send word to inform me."
The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.
I heard and I trembled within. My lips quivered at the noise. My legs gave way beneath me, and I trembled. Nevertheless, I await the day of distress that will dawn on our invaders.
Meanwhile, the people kept waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed in the sanctuary so long.
Now the people were filled with expectation, and all of them were wondering if John was perhaps the Messiah.
When Jesus came back, the crowd welcomed him, because everyone was expecting him.
People will faint from fear and apprehension because of the things that are to come on the inhabited world, because the powers of heaven will be shaken.
So the Jewish leaders surrounded him and quizzed him, "How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you're the Messiah, tell us so plainly."
So the man watched them closely, expecting to get something from them.
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was deeply disturbed to see the city full of idols.
These men went on ahead and were waiting for us in Troas.
Don't believe them, because more than 40 of them are planning to ambush him. They've taken an oath not to eat or drink before they've killed him. They are ready now, just waiting for your consent."
But if we hope for what we do not yet observe, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
Elihu waited to have a word with Job, since the others were older than he,
"Look! I have waited to hear your speech, so I listened to your insights while you searched for the right words to say.
Shall I continue to wait, since they're no longer talking? After all, they're only standing there; they're no longer responding.