A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
1 Corinthians 16:12
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.
But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity.
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way 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 lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee;
They did cry there, Pharaoh king of Egypt is but a noise; he hath passed the time appointed.
And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste?
Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway 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 altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?