'Expecting' in the Bible
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]?
The eyes of all wait for You [looking, watching, and expecting] and You give them their food in due season.
He who pampers his servant from childhood will have him expecting the rights of a son afterward.
At that time those who live on this coast will say, 'Look what has happened to our source of hope to whom we fled for help, expecting to be rescued from the king of Assyria! How can we escape now?'"
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]!
But those expecting Jehovah pass to power, They raise up the pinion as eagles, They run and are not fatigued, They go on and do not faint!
And kings have been thy nursing fathers, And their princesses thy nursing mothers; Face to the earth -- they bow down to thee, And the dust of thy feet they lick up, And thou hast known that I am Jehovah, That those expecting Me are not ashamed.
From that time when one came expecting a heap of twenty measures, there were only ten; when one came to the wine vat to draw out fifty measures from it, there were only twenty.
And asked Him, Are You the One Who was to come, or should we keep on expecting a different one?
So you, too, must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour you are not expecting."
the master of that servant will arrive on a day when he is not expecting him and at an hour of which he has not been informed;
He went to be registered with Mary, who was promised in marriage to him, and who was expecting a child.
And coming up just at that moment, she gave thanks to God, and spoke about the child to all who were expecting the deliverance of Jerusalem.
But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.
When Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed Him, for they were all expecting Him.
Be you also ready, for at an hour when you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come."
then the lord of that servant will come in a day when he isn't expecting him, and in an hour that he doesn't know, and will cut him in two, and place his portion with the unfaithful.
-- he was not consenting to their counsel and deed -- from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who also himself was expecting the reign of God,
And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them.
The following day he entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends.
Then Peter came to himself and said, "Now I'm sure that the Lord has sent his angel and rescued me from Herod and from everything the Jewish people were expecting!"
Concerning him, the accusers stood up and brought no charge of the sort I was expecting.
They were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.
For the eagerly expecting creation awaits eagerly the revelation of the sons of God.
And not only so, but also we ourselves, having the first-fruit of the Spirit, we also ourselves in ourselves do groan, adoption expecting -- the redemption of our body;
Therefore no one should look down on him; but you should send him on his way in peace so he can come to me, for I am expecting him with the brothers.
But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the glad tidings (the Gospel), so we speak not to please men but to please God, Who tests our hearts [ expecting them to be approved].
Even so it is that Christ, having been offered to take upon Himself and bear as a burden the sins of many once and once for all, will appear a second time, not to carry any burden of sin nor to deal with sin, but to bring to full salvation those who are [eagerly, constantly, and patiently] waiting for and expecting Him.
From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool.
For he was expecting the city that has foundations, whose architect and builder [is] God.
Speak and act as those should who are expecting to be judged by the Law of freedom.
But in accordance with His promise we are expecting new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness will dwell.
So, beloved, since you are expecting these things, be eager to be found by Him [at His coming] without spot or blemish and at peace [in serene confidence, free from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts].
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