'Expectation' in the Bible
For the needy shall not alway be forgotten, Nor the expectation of the poor perish for ever.
My soul, wait thou in silence for God only; For my expectation is from him.
The hope of the righteous'shall be gladness; But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish; And the hope of iniquity perisheth.
The desire of the righteous is only good; But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
And they shall be dismayed and confounded, because of Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egypt their glory.
And the inhabitant of this coast-land shall say in that day, Behold, such is our expectation, whither we fled for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria: and we, how shall we escape?
And I said, My strength is perished, and mine expectation from Jehovah.
Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also, and shall be sore pained; and Ekron, for her expectation shall be put to shame; and the king shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
And as the people were in expectation, and all men reasoned in their hearts concerning John, whether haply he were the Christ;
men fainting for fear, and for expectation of the things which are coming on the world: for the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.
And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a truth, that the Lord hath sent forth his angel and delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews.
But they expected that he would have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but when they were long in expectation and beheld nothing amiss came to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.
For the earnest expectation of the creation waiteth for the revealing of the sons of God.
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing shall I be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always,'so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.