'Hope' in the Bible
Abraham then asked, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak. What if 30 are found there?" The LORD answered, "I won't do it for the sake of those 30."
Finally, Abraham inquired, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" He replied, "For the sake of those ten I won't destroy it."
For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.
Jehiel's son Shecaniah, one of Elam's descendants, responded to Ezra: "We have sinned against our God by marrying foreign wives from the people of the land, but even now there is hope in Israel, despite this.
Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn.
"Your fear of God has been your confidence, hasn't it? The integrity of your life has been your hope, hasn't it?
Therefore there is hope for those who are poor, and iniquity shuts its mouth.
Travelers from Tema search intently; caravans from Sheba hope to find them.
My days pass as swiftly as a hand-loom; they come to their conclusion without hope.
Such are the paths of everyone who forgets God the hope of the godless will be destroyed:
You'll be secure, because there is hope; you'll see that you're at rest and safe.
But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."
Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!
"There is hope for the tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots won't stop growing.
Water wears away stones; floods wash away topsoil from the land but you destroy the hope of human beings just like that!
"If my hope were that my house is the afterlife itself, if I were to make my bed in darkness,
where would my hope be? "And speaking of my hope, who would notice it?
For where is the hope of the godless when he is eliminated; when God takes away his life?
Even though you complain that you can't perceive him, your case is already pending for judgment in his presence so keep on placing your hope in him.
"Look! Anyone's hope to capture him will prove itself false; anyone would be terrified just by looking at him.
For he will not always overlook the plight of the poor, nor will the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
Be strong, and let your heart be courageous, all you who put your hope in the LORD. A Davidic instruction.
LORD, may your gracious love be upon us, even as we hope in you. By David, when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, who drove him away. So David left.
Because I have placed my hope in you, LORD, you will answer, Lord, my God.
How long, LORD, will I wait expectantly? I have placed my hope in you.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.
My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.
Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.
For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my security since I was young.
As for me, I will hope continuously and will praise you more and more.
Your servant rejoices, because, Lord, I set my hope on you.
Remember what you said to your servant, by which you caused me to hope.
I long for your deliverance; I have looked to your word, placing my hope in it.
You are my fortress and shield; I hope in your word.
Sustain me, God, as you have promised, and I will live. Do not let me be ashamed of my hope.
I get up before dawn and cry for help; I place my hope in your word.
I am looking in hope for your deliverance, LORD, as I carry out your commands.
I wait for the LORD; my soul waits, and I will hope in his word.
Israel, hope in the LORD! For with the LORD there is gracious love, along with abundant redemption.
Place your hope in the LORD, Israel, both now and forever. A Song of Ascents
In the morning let me hear of your gracious love, for in you I trust. Cause me to know the way I should take, because I have set my hope on you.
Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
What the righteous hope for brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked dies.
When a wicked person dies, his hope vanishes; and what he expected from his scheming comes to nothing.
The desire of the righteous is to seek good, but the hope of the wicked results in wrath.
Delayed hope makes the heart ill, but fulfilled longing is a tree of life.
Discipline your son while there is still hope but don't set your heart on his destruction.
for there is surely a future life, and what you hope for will not be cut off.
Keep in mind that wisdom is like that for your soul; if you find it, there will be a future for you, and what you hope for won't be cut short.
Do you see a man who is wise in his own opinion? There's more hope for a fool than for him.
Do you see a man who speaks hastily? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
"While someone is among the living, hope remains," because "it is better to be a living dog than to be a dead lion."
Then they will be dismayed and put to shame because of Cush, their hope, and Egypt, their jewel.
For Sheol cannot thank you, death cannot sing your praise; and those who go down to the Pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
"Oh, yes! Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens will be your nursing mothers. They will bow to you with their faces to the ground, and lick the dust from your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.
I will quickly bring my deliverance near; my salvation is on the way. His arm will bring justice to the nations; the coastlands will hope for him, and they will wait for his arm.
Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. You hope for light, but he turns it into deep darkness. He changes it into heavy gloom.
Hope of Israel, its deliverer in time of trouble, why are you like a stranger in the land, like a traveler who sets up his tent for a night?
Can any of the worthless gods of the nations make it rain? Can the heavens themselves bring forth showers? Aren't you the one who does this, LORD our God? So we hope in you, for you are the one who does all these things.
LORD, you are the hope of Israel; all who forsake you will be put to shame. Those who turn aside from you will be written in the dust, because they have forsaken the LORD, the spring of living water.
For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, "plans for well-being, and not for calamity, in order to give you a future and a hope.
There is hope for your future," declares the LORD. "Your children will return to their own territory."
All who find them devour them, but their enemies say, "We're not guilty, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of righteousness, the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.'
So I say, "My strength is gone as is my hope in the LORD."
This is what comes to mind, and therefore I have hope:
It is good to hope and wait patiently for the LORD's salvation.
Let him fall face down in the dust, so there may yet be hope.
Our eyes failed, searching in vain for hope; we kept watching and looking for a nation that would not help.
""They say, ""declares the LORD," even though the LORD didn't send them. And they hope for the fulfillment of their message. You've crafted a false prophesy and spoken deceptive divination, haven't you? But then you say, ""declares the LORD," although I haven't spoken a single word.
There I will restore her vineyards to her, and the Valley of Achor will become a doorway to hope. There she will respond as she did in her youth, when she came up from Egypt."
The survivors of Jacob will live among many nations, as dew from the LORD, as showers upon the grass. They will look to no one, and will place no hope in human beings.
Return to your fortress, you prisoners who have hope. Even today I am telling you: In return I will repay you double.
And in his name unbelievers will hope."
Do not suppose that I will be the one to accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom you have set your hope,
That is why my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices, yes, even my body still rests securely in hope.
When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square.
When Paul saw that some of them were Sadducees and others were Pharisees, he shouted in the Council, "Brothers, I'm a Pharisee and a descendant of Pharisees. I'm on trial concerning the hope that the dead will be resurrected."
I have the same hope in God that they themselves cherish that there is to be a resurrection of the righteous and the wicked.
"And now I stand here on trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our ancestors.
Our twelve tribes, worshiping day and night with intense devotion, hope to attain it. It is because of this hope, O King, that I am accused by the Jews.
For a number of days neither the sun nor the stars were to be seen, and the storm continued to rage until at last all hope of our being saved vanished.
That's why I asked to see you and speak with you, since it is for the hope of Israel that I'm wearing this chain."
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace by which we have been established, and we boast because of our hope in God's glory.
endurance produces character, and character produces hope.
Now this hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
For we were saved with this hope in mind. Now a hope that can be observed is not really hope, for who hopes for what can be seen?
But if we hope for what we do not yet observe, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
in the hope that I can make my people jealous and save some of them.
Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.
For everything that was written long ago was written to instruct us, so that we might have hope through the endurance and encouragement that the Scriptures give us.
And again, Isaiah says, "There will be a Root from Jesse. He will rise up to rule the gentiles, and the gentiles will hope in him."
Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Now that I am on my way to Spain, I hope to see you when I come your way and, after I have enjoyed your company for a while, to be sent on by you.
Isn't he really speaking for our benefit? Yes, this was written for our benefit, because the one who plows should plow in hope, and the one who threshes should thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
She bears up under everything; believes the best in all; there is no limit to her hope, and never will she fall.
Right now three things remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
I do not want to visit with you now just in passing, because I hope to spend a longer time with you if the Lord permits.
Our hope for you is unshaken, because we know that as you share our sufferings, you also share our comfort.
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