A man takes joy in giving an answer; and a timely word-how good that is!
Therefore, as we have opportunity, we must work for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith.
making the most of the time, because the days are evil.
Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the time.
1 Corinthians 16:12
About our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to come to you with the brothers, but he was not at all willing to come now. However, when he has time, he will come.
I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last you have renewed your care for me. You were, in fact, concerned about me, but lacked the opportunity [to show it].
Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, "Leave for now, but when I find time I'll call for you."
And from that time he started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him.
And when they heard this, they were glad and promised to give him silver. So he started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him.
So he accepted [the offer] and started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him to them when the crowd was not present.
Now an opportune time came on his birthday, when Herod gave a banquet for his nobles, military commanders, and the leading men of Galilee.
There they will cry out: Pharaoh king of Egypt was all noise; he let the opportune moment pass.
If they had been remembering that land they came from, they would have had opportunity to return.
"Is it a time for you yourselves to live in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins?"
Jesus told them, "My time has not yet arrived, but your time is always at hand.
Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife, for my time is completed. I want to sleep with her."
Blessed are you, land, when your king is a son of nobles and your princes feast at the proper time- for strength and not for drunkenness.
If you keep silent at this time, liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father's house will be destroyed. Who knows, perhaps you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this."