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39 Bible Verses about Waiting On The Lord

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Psalm 37:34

Wait for and expect the Lord and keep and heed His way, and He will exalt you to inherit the land; [in the end] when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Psalm 37:7

Be still and rest in the Lord; wait for Him and patiently lean yourself upon Him; fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 39:7

And now, Lord, what do I wait for and expect? My hope and expectation are in You.

Lamentations 3:25

The Lord is good to those who wait hopefully and expectantly for Him, to those who seek Him [inquire of and for Him and require Him by right of necessity and on the authority of God's word].

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the Lord and confident in Him I will keep watch; I will wait with hope and expectancy for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Jeremiah 42:7

And after ten days the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that one should hope in and wait quietly for the salvation (the safety and ease) of the Lord.

Psalm 130:6

I am looking and waiting for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, I say, more than watchmen for the morning.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!

Psalm 25:5

Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.

Psalm 106:13

But they hastily forgot His works; they did not [earnestly] wait for His plans [to develop] regarding them,

Psalm 104:27

These all wait and are dependent upon You, that You may give them their food in due season.

Psalm 25:3

Yes, let none who trust and wait hopefully and look for You be put to shame or be disappointed; let them be ashamed who forsake the right or deal treacherously without cause.

Psalm 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my life; fierce and mighty men are banding together against me, not for my transgression nor for any sin of mine, O Lord.

James 5:7

So be patient, brethren, [as you wait] till the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits expectantly for the precious harvest from the land. [See how] he keeps up his patient [vigil] over it until it receives the early and late rains.

1 Corinthians 11:33

So then, my brothers, when you gather together to eat [the Lord's Supper], wait for one another.

Hebrews 6:15

And so it was that he [Abraham], having waited long and endured patiently, realized and obtained [in the birth of Isaac as a pledge of what was to come] what God had promised him.

Isaiah 33:2

O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm [of Your servants -- "their strength and defense] every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait and hope and look for the Lord [in the end] shall inherit the earth.

Jude 1:21

Guard and keep yourselves in the love of God; expect and patiently wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) -- "[which will bring you] unto life eternal.

Numbers 9:8

And Moses said to them, Stand still, and I will hear what the Lord will command concerning you.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; my eyes fail with waiting [hopefully] for my God.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the Lord, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for and hope in Him.

Proverbs 8:34

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

2 Kings 6:33

And while Elisha was talking with them, behold, [the messenger] came to him [and then the king came also]. And [the relenting king] said, This evil is from the Lord! Why should I any longer wait [expecting Him to withdraw His punishment? What, Elisha, can be done now]?

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