A man has joy by the answer of his mouth, and a word spoken in due season, how good it is!
Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.
Walk in wisdom towards outsiders, winning the occasion.
1 Corinthians 16:12
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.
But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me has flourished again, in which ye were also concerned, but ye lacked opportunity.
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled and answered, Go away for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.
And when they heard it, they were glad and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.
And he promised and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.
And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his princes and tribunes and to the principal people of Galilee;
They cried there: Pharaoh king of Egypt is but a noise; he allowed the appointed time to pass by.
And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from which they came out, they might have had time to have returned.
Do you have time, all of you, to dwell in your panelled houses, and this house is deserted?
Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready.
And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled that I may go in unto her.
Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season for strength, and not for drunkenness!
For if thou art silent at this time, then enlargement and deliverance shall arise to the Jews from another place, but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed; and who knows whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?