81 occurrences

'Wait' in the Bible

And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.

from thirty years old and upward until fifty years old shalt thou number them; all that enter in to wait upon the service, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

This is that which belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service in the work of the tent of meeting:

And if he thrust him of hatred, or hurled at him, lying in wait, so that he died,

But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled upon him anything without lying in wait,

But if any man hate his neighbor, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally so that he dieth, and he flee into one of these cities;

Now therefore, up by night, thou and the people that are with thee, and lie in wait in the field:

And Abimelech rose up, and all the people that were with him, by night, and they laid wait against Shechem in four companies.

And he took the people, and divided them into three companies, and laid wait in the field; and he looked, and, behold, the people came forth out of the city; And he rose up against them, and smote them.

And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, Let be till morning light, then we will kill him.

And they commanded the children of Benjamin, saying, Go and lie in wait in the vineyards,

And Saul came to the city of Amalek, and laid wait in the valley.

that all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that discloseth to me when my son maketh a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or discloseth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?

And Saul said unto him, Why have ye conspired against me, thou and the son of Jesse, in that thou hast given him bread, and a sword, and hast inquired of God for him, that he should rise against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?

And while he was yet talking with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of Jehovah; why should I wait for Jehovah any longer?

For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God;

What is my strength, that I should wait? And what is mine end, that I should be patient?

If a man die, shall he live again ? All the days of my warfare would I wait, Till my release should come.

If my heart hath been enticed unto a woman, And I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;

And shall I wait, because they speak not, Because they stand still, and answer no more?

When they couch in their dens, And abide in the covert to lie in wait?

He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.

Yea, none that wait for thee shall be put to shame: They shall be put to shame that deal treacherously without cause.

Guide me in thy truth, and teach me; For thou art the God of my salvation; For thee do I wait all the day.

For evil-doers shall be cut off; But those that wait for Jehovah, they shall inherit the land.

Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, And he will exalt thee to inherit the land: When the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; The mighty gather themselves together against me: Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Let not them that wait for thee be put to shame through me, O Lord Jehovah of hosts: Let not those that seek thee be brought to dishonor through me, O God of Israel.

My soul waiteth for the Lord More than watchmen wait for the morning; Yea, more than watchmen for the morning.

If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;

And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.

Now she is in the streets, now in the broad places, And lieth in wait at every corner.

The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Yea, she lieth in wait as a robber, And increaseth the treacherous among men.

Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous; Destroy not his resting-place:

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you; and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for Jehovah is a God of justice; blessed are all they that wait for him.

He will not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set justice in the earth; and the isles shall wait for his law.

And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; and they that wait for me shall not be put to shame.

My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the isles shall wait for me, and on mine arm shall they trust.

Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, for the name of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth wait for him.

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Jehovah our God? therefore we will wait for thee; for thou hast made all these things.

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

Our pursuers were swifter than the eagles of the heavens: They chased us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness.

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem; yea, they have committed lewdness.

For they have made ready their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth as a flaming fire.

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from Jehovah, as showers upon the grass, that tarry not for man, nor wait for the sons of men.

The godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hasteth toward the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.

I heard, and my body trembled, My lips quivered at the voice; Rottenness entereth into my bones, and I tremble in my place; Because I must wait quietly for the day of trouble, For the coming up of the people that invadeth us.

Therefore wait ye for me, saith Jehovah, until the day that I rise up to the prey; for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger; for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.

And he spake to his disciples, that a little boat should wait on him because of the crowd, lest they should throng him:

and, being assembled together with them, he charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which,'said he , ye heard from me:

But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.

Do not thou therefore yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have bound themselves under a curse, neither to eat nor to drink till they have slain him: and now are they ready, looking for the promise from thee.

And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take some food, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye wait and continue fasting, having taken nothing.

Know ye not that they that minister about sacred things eat of the things of the temple, and they that wait upon the altar have their portion with the altar?

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

ארב 
'arab 
lay in wait , liers in wait , ambush
Usage: 42

קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8

ἐνεδρεύω 
Enedreuo 
Usage: 2

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

ארב 
'ereb 
lie in wait , den
Usage: 2

דּוּמם 
Duwmam 
Usage: 3

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

עקּבה עקב 
`aqeb 
heel , footsteps , horsehoofs , at the last , steps , liers in wait
Usage: 14

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

צדה 
Tsadah 
Usage: 3

צדיּה 
Ts@diyah 
Usage: 2

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

שׁבר שׂבר 
Sabar 
Usage: 8

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

ἀναμένω 
Anemeno 
Usage: 1

ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

ἔνεδρον 
Enedron 
lying in wait
Usage: 1

μεθοδεία 
methodeia 
lie in wait , wile
Usage: 2

περιμένω 
Perimeno 
Usage: 0

προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

προσεδρεύω 
Prosedreuo 
wait at
Usage: 1

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26