'Hoped' in the Bible
The king’s command and law went into effect on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month Adar. On the day when the Jews’ enemies had hoped to overpower them, just the opposite happened. The Jews overpowered those who hated them.
But when I hoped for good, evil came;when I looked for light, darkness came.
We hoped for peace, but there was nothing good;for a time of healing, but there was only terror.
Have You completely rejected Judah?Do You detest Zion?Why do You strike uswith no hope of healing for us?We hoped for peace,but there was nothing good;for a time of healing,but there was only terror.
and not just as we had hoped. Instead, they gave themselves especially to the Lord, then to us by God’s will.
Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.
For in the past, the holy women who put their hope in God also beautified themselves in this way, submitting to their own husbands,