'Delay' in the Bible
"Please don't delay me," the servant answered them. "The LORD has made my journey successful. Send me off so I can return to my master."
so the young man did not delay the matter any further, since he was delighted with Jacob's daughter.
But for the one who hates him, he will repay him by destroying him. He will not delay dealing with someone who hates him.
"When you make a vow to the LORD your God, don't delay paying it, because the LORD your God will certainly demand payment from you, and then you will be guilty of sin.
So Joshua told the Israelis, "How long will you delay invading and taking possession of the land that the LORD God of your ancestors has given you?
As for me, I am poor and needy. God, come quickly to me. You are my helper and my deliverer. LORD, please do not delay.
My righteousness is brought near and it's not far off, and my salvation won't delay. I'll grant salvation in Zion, and to Israel, my glory."
Because I am the LORD, I'll speak and the message that I communicate will be accomplished without delay. While you continue to be a rebellious house, I'll speak the message and then fulfill it," declares the Lord GOD.'"
"Lord, listen! "Lord, forgive! "Lord, take note and take action! "For your own sake, don't delay, my God, because your city and your people are called by your name.'"
So without delay the king sent a soldier and ordered him to bring John's head. The soldier went and beheaded him in prison.
So they came here with me, and the next day without any delay I sat down in the judge's seat and ordered the man to be brought in.
For "in a very little while the one who is coming will return he will not delay;
He swore an oath by the one who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and everything in it, the earth and everything in it, and the sea and everything in it: "There will be no more delay.