'Hoped' in the Bible
In the twelfth month, that [is] the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day, on which the edict of the king arrived and his law was enacted, on the day in which the enemies of the Jews had hoped to gain power over them but was overturned, [and] the Jews gained power against their enemies,
Indeed, I hoped for good, but evil came, and I waited for light, but darkness came.
Reproach has broken my heart and I am sick. And I hoped for sympathy, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.
They have opened their mouths against you, all your enemies. They hiss and gnash a tooth, and they say, "We have destroyed [her]! Surely this [is] the day we have hoped for; we have found [it], we have seen [it]!"
and not just as we had hoped, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and [then] to us, by the will of God.
[that] we who hoped beforehand in Christ should be for the praise of his glory,
Now faith is the realization of what is hoped for, the proof of things not seen.
For in the [same] way formerly the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves [by] being subject to their own husbands,