'Wait' in the Bible
I wait for Your salvation, Lord.
He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”
Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the Lord commands for you.”
Now tonight, you and the people with you are to come wait in ambush in the countryside.
When the Gazites heard that Samson was there, they surrounded the place and waited in ambush for him all that night at the city gate. While they were waiting quietly, they said, “Let us wait until dawn; then we will kill him.”
They answered, “Come on, let’s go up against them, for we have seen the land, and it is very good. Why wait? Don’t hesitate to go and invade and take possession of the land!
would you be willing to wait for them to grow up? Would you restrain yourselves from remarrying? No, my daughters, my life is much too bitter for you to share, because the Lord’s hand has turned against me.”
Naomi said, “My daughter, wait until you find out how things go, for he won’t rest unless he resolves this today.”
Afterward, go ahead of me to Gilgal. I will come to you to offer burnt offerings and to sacrifice fellowship offerings. Wait seven days until I come to you and show you what to do.”
If they say, ‘Wait until we reach you,’ then we will stay where we are and not go up to them.
That’s why all of you have conspired against me! Nobody tells me when my own son makes a covenant with Jesse’s son. None of you cares about me or tells me that my son has stirred up my own servant to wait in ambush for me, as is the case today.”
Saul asked him, “Why did you and Jesse’s son conspire against me? You gave him bread and a sword and inquired of God for him, so he could rise up against me and wait in ambush, as is the case today.”
Remember, I’ll wait at the fords of the wilderness until word comes from you to inform me.”
Then they said to each other, “We’re not doing what is right. Today is a day of good news. If we are silent and wait until morning light, our sin will catch up with us. Let’s go tell the king’s household.”
Then, take the flask of oil, pour it on his head, and say, ‘This is what the Lord says: “I anoint you king over Israel.”’ Open the door and escape. Don’t wait.”
May its morning stars grow dark.May it wait for daylight but have none;may it not see the breaking of dawn.
who wait for death, but it does not come,and search for it more than for hidden treasure,
When a man dies, will he come back to life?If so, I would wait all the days of my struggleuntil my relief comes.
Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,now that they stand there and no longer answer?
when they crouch in their densand lie in wait within their lairs?
Guide me in Your truth and teach me,for You are the God of my salvation;I wait for You all day long.
May integrity and what is rightwatch over me,for I wait for You.
Wait for the Lord;be strong and courageous.Wait for the Lord.
We wait for Yahweh;He is our help and shield.
Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,by the man who carries out evil plans.
The wicked one lies in wait for the righteousand seeks to kill him;
Wait for the Lord and keep His way,and He will exalt you to inherit the land.You will watch when the wicked are destroyed.
Now, Lord, what do I wait for?My hope is in You.
They stir up strife, they lurk;they watch my stepswhile they wait to take my life.
All of them wait for Youto give them their food at the right time.
They soon forgot His worksand would not wait for His counsel.
How many days must Your servant wait?When will You execute judgment on my persecutors?
I wait for Yahweh; I waitand put my hope in His word.
I wait for the Lordmore than watchmen for the morning—more than watchmen for the morning.
Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.
I will wait for the Lord,who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob.I will wait for Him.
Yes, Yahweh, we wait for Youin the path of Your judgments.Our desire is for Your name and renown.
For the ruthless one will vanish,the scorner will disappear,and all those who lie in wait with evil intentwill be killed—
Therefore the Lord is waiting to show you mercy,and is rising up to show you compassion,for the Lord is a just God.All who wait patiently for Him are happy.
Lord, be gracious to us! We wait for You.Be our strength every morningand our salvation in time of trouble.
He will not grow weak or be discourageduntil He has established justice on earth.The islands will wait for His instruction.”
Yes, the islands will wait for Mewith the ships of Tarshish in the lead,to bring your children from far away,their silver and gold with them,for the honor of the Lord your God,the Holy One of Israel,who has glorified you.
for wicked men live among My people.They watch like fowlers lying in wait.They set a trap;they catch men.
Give glory to the Lord your Godbefore He brings darkness,before your feet stumbleon the mountains at dusk.You wait for light,but He brings darkest gloomand makes thick darkness.
ט TetThe Lord is good to those who wait for Him,to the person who seeks Him.
It is good to wait quietlyfor deliverance from the Lord.
They see false visions and speak lying divinations. They claim, ‘This is the Lord’s declaration,’ when the Lord did not send them, yet they wait for the fulfillment of their message.
Like raiders who wait in ambush for someone,a band of priests murders on the road to Shechem.They commit atrocities.
Though the residents of Marothanxiously wait for something good,disaster has come from the Lordto the gate of Jerusalem.
Then the remnant of Jacobwill be among many peopleslike dew from the Lord,like showers on the grass,which do not wait for anyoneor linger for mankind.
Godly people have vanished from the land;there is no one upright among the people.All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;they hunt each other with a net.
But I will look to the Lord;I will wait for the God of my salvation.My God will hear me.
For the vision is yet for the appointed time;it testifies about the end and will not lie.Though it delays, wait for it,since it will certainly come and not be late.
I heard, and I trembled within;my lips quivered at the sound.Rottenness entered my bones;I trembled where I stood.Now I must quietly wait for the day of distressto come against the people invading us.
Therefore, wait for Me—this is the Lord’s declaration—until the day I rise up for plunder.For My decision is to gather nations,to assemble kingdoms,in order to pour out My indignation on them,all My burning anger;for the whole earth will be consumedby the fire of My jealousy.
they were lying in wait for Him to trap Him in something He said.
While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise. “This,” He said, “is what you heard from Me;
Then the Twelve summoned the whole company of the disciples and said, “It would not be right for us to give up preaching about God to handle financial matters.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
so that you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another.
For through the Spirit, by faith, we eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.
but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.
while we wait for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
as you wait for and earnestly desire the coming of the day of God. The heavens will be on fire and be dissolved because of it, and the elements will melt with the heat.
But based on His promise, we wait for the new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness will dwell.
Therefore, dear friends, while you wait for these things, make every effort to be found at peace with Him without spot or blemish.
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